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Backcountry

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January 25, 2011
Straight from the floor of the Outdoor Retailer Winter Show we've got a look at K2's new line of backcountry gear, the Backside Tools.
January 10, 2011
As touring gear gets more sophisticated and bomber, backcountry skiing is gaining popularity across the country. But, for a variety of very good reason, it can be intimidating. And finding appropriate entry-level trips can be hard. To help make the transition to touring, we’ve got some beta to get you started. Each month, Donny Roth, owner of Alpine Ambitions, will share a few destinations that are great starting points for skiers looking to get out and explore. The first installment is from Colorado, check back soon for ideas from other states.
January 4, 2011
On New Year’s Eve, Canadian ski mountaineer Greg Hill fulfilled his 2010 new year’s resolution to ski 2 million self-powered vertical feet in a year.
Backcountry
December 27, 2010
These are the best things we've seen all year. From other-side-of-the-world landscapes, and portraits of ass-kicking female athletes to blower, double overhead pow shots. Take a look.
December 16, 2010
Catskiing returns to some of Colorado’s most snow-stacked slopes.
December 9, 2010
A skier recounts his experience participating in an avalanche drill.
Backcountry | Skiing Adventure
November 30, 2010
North America’s most noteworthy ski mountaineers write up their favorite ski descents.
Destinations | Backcountry
November 18, 2010
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Sometimes it takes a wake up call to remind you that it's important to protect your brain. Here is Jeremy Benson's story, so you don't need you own.
October 20, 2010
Ken Schwabenton, helicopter pilot at Points North Heli-Adventures, spends more than 50 days a year skiing untouched Chugach powder. And that's just a side perk. Here's how he got the job, the weirdest places he's ever flown, and what it feels like to fly.
October 13, 2010
Dust layers in the snowpack could cause avalanches, scientists say.
Backcountry | Skiing Adventure