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Backcountry Gear

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March 27, 2009
Skis and boots will only get you so far in the backcountry. Don’t forget all the other stuff you’ll need to get you in and out safely.
December 19, 2008
Used as an adjective, “freeride” is pretty vague. Apply it to skiing, and it describes any type of two-planked fun not confined to groomers. And there are as many so-called freeride boots as there are subpursuits of this foggy genre. The design priority among all of these boots, though, is the downhill experience.
December 19, 2008
The best avy-safety movie since “Aspen Extreme.”
October 9, 2008
Catch up with tele phenom Nick Devore and learn about the Down Patrol Jacket.
Backcountry Gear | cloudveil | Gear | Apparel
October 6, 2008
You may be the only girl in your group of backcountry skiers. But that doesn't mean you need to buy AT or telemark boards designed for him.
October 6, 2008
You may be the only girl in your group of backcountry skiers. But that doesn't mean you need to buy AT or telemark boards designed for him.
October 6, 2008
You huck cliffs, ski thigh-deep powder, charge crud, and go on long out-of-bounds tours. Whether you're on alpine-touring or telemark bindings, these skis have you covered.
October 6, 2008
Can one ski do everything well? Climb skin tracks, carve groomers, and tackle big, steep lines? These come pretty close.
March 11, 2008
Two books teach you out-of-bounds skills.
Backcountry Gear | Ski Culture