Category Archives: splitboarding

Leki Helicon Lite Pole – More Bang for Your Buck and Bounce for the Ounce

Leki Helicon Lite Pole

Leki Helicon Lite Pole – More Bang for Your Buck and Bounce for the Ounce Wil Rickards Leki Helicon Lite Pole  Let’s be real; not only does riding in the backcountry take a serious investment in knowledge. It also tends to empty your wallet quicker than you can say, “check out my turns, bro.” Finding something that does not cost

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Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove – The Best Backcountry Glove Yet

Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove

Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove – The Best Backcountry Glove Yet The new Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove is a fantastic glove for backcountry ski and splitboarding. Featuring GoreTex and Pittards leather for durability. But the real magic of this glove is the highly breathable, yet warm insulation. Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove Review Looking for a

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Patagonia Macro Puff vs DAS Parka – Which one is better?

Patagonia Macro Puff vs DAS Parka

Patagonia Macro Puff vs DAS Parka – Which one is better? Patagonia Macro Puff vs DAS Parka – Which one is better? We have been getting this question a lot last week. So, here is a head to head comparison of the Patagonia Macro Puff jacket to the Patagonia DAS Parka. Both are legit synthetic insulation jackets that will serve

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Mammut has a New Firmware Upgrade for Barryvox Beacons – BarryHeart 3.4

BarryHeart 3.4

Mammut has a New Firmware Upgrade for Barryvox Beacons – BarryHeart 3.4 Brand new update for Mammut Barryvox avalanche beacons. BarryHeart 3.4 includes optimized resolution and improved sound to help with a more intuitive search. BarryHeart 3.4 The BarryHeart 3.4 firmware upgrade makes searching for avalanche buried subjects using the market-leading Barryvox avalanche transceiver even faster and more intuitive. The

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Take the Pledge: Supporting Friends of CAIC and making smart backcountry choices.

Early winter snowpack. Looking for clues

Take the Pledge: Supporting Friends of CAIC and making smart backcountry choices Wil Rickards It is the talk of the backcountry. What is going to happen this season when ski areas are limited? We got a taster in March when droves of people flocked to more accessible venues. Parking at those TH’s was a nightmare, and resources stretched to breaking point.

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Bluebird Backcountry Upgrades With New Mountain, Additional Programs

Bluebird Backcountry new area map

Bluebird Backcountry Upgrades With New Mountain, Additional Programs Colorado’s Newest Ski Area Set To Safely Open First Full Season Coming off a test season that proved the world is ready for a ski area without chairlifts, ​Bluebird Backcountry​ announced today that it will open for a full ski season this year with more terrain, more classes, more services, and more

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