Protecting your head is a crucial part of any sporting activity and the best ski helmets do just that. There's no question that skiing was just a natural fit for my love of the outdoors, winter, and adrenaline when I was a kid. Racing down a snow-packed hill at high speeds, enjoying the blur of green pine trees, focusing ahead on anything in the way - all of it is just an … [Read more...] about The Best Ski Helmets Reviewed
Jon and I get a lot of request for guest posts - and we don't even answer most of them. We then reject more than we accept, because anyone who reads our blog knows, we really care about quality. So the guest posts we allow we're pretty proud of, and this one from Nick on his top 10 Alpine adventures is a real doozy in the best sense of the word! Ideally, we love to see guest … [Read more...] about Top 10 Great Alpine Adventures: An Awesome Guest Post
Emergency locator beacons are an important piece of equipment. While often called avalanche locators for winter warriors who are a bit worried about what the slopes or winter trails might bring, the truth is that there are actually many types of emergency receivers or beacons that serve a wide variety of purposes and they are better than ever. Whether to set off in case … [Read more...] about Best Emergency Locator Beacons: For More Than Just Avalanche Season!
What do you think of when someone mention snowshoes? What's the first image that comes into your mind? For a long time my mental picture of snowshoes was, admittedly, embarrassingly limited and really kept me from seeing what all my available options actually were. The truth i that snowshoes have come a long way, and they offer something during even the heaviest of winters that … [Read more...] about Best Snowshoes for Winter Weather