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Splitboarding – Twenty Years of Evolution in Split Tech

Three generations of hardboots

Splitboarding – Twenty Years of Evolution in Split Tech by Aaron Rose Prior to the 1990’s, splitboarding was more of a concept than a reality with people pushing heavy duty prototypes into the backcountry on a trial and error basis. In the words of split pioneer Brett “Cowboy” Kobernik’s, splitboarding experienced a “slow progression” and took time to catch on

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Smith Bobcat – Best of Goggles and Sunglasses

Smith Bobcat

Smith Bobcat – Best of Goggles and Sunglasses Kate Agathon The newly-released Smith Bobcat performance eyewear offers the best of both goggles and sunglasses. Like a goggle, the shield lens offers full coverage from elements and also a wider field of vision for a full panoramic view. Like sunglasses, they are lightweight, and are easier to quickly put on and

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022 – Thoughtful Backcountry Gift Ideas

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022 – Thoughtful Backcountry Gift Ideas Wil Rickards   Love Languages and Valentine Gifts for the Backcountry Skier in your Life: We all have our love languages or ways of communicating love. For me, there are two big ones. The first is working and evolving/growing to improve both parties’ lives. However, I might argue that nothing

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