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Snake-oil or Godsend? A look at different techniques for clearing goggle fog

Fog is undoubtedly better suited for the steam room than the ski hill, yet the pesky principles of thermodynamics mean that fog won’t wait until après. Fortunately, over the years, a number of technologies have evolved to thwart the haze.

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Ski Mountaineering Skills with Andrew McLean: Bad Habits

Ski Mountaineering Skills with Andrew McLean - Bad Habits from Backcountry Magazine on Vimeo. In this episode, Andrew McLean takes a page from Ms. Post and cracks down on skintrack etiquette to … [Read More...]

The Anti Ski-Town: Why Ouray, Colorado should be considered a skier’s paradise

Photos and words by Louis Arevalo.  For more than 15 winters I’ve traveled to Ouray, Colorado, nestled in the state’s southwestern corner, where I’ve shivered at belays in the world-class, frozen … [Read More...]

2017 Apparel Guide: Timeless and Trending Goggles

It can be hard to keep up with the latest outerwear trends. From fit to functionality, puffies, baselayers and hardshells undergo small design tweaks every year and we are here to help you parse out … [Read More...]

Snowpack List: Avalanche assessments from around the U.S., Week of February 19

This week in the western U.S., slab avalanches are a widespread concern for skiers and riders heading into the backcountry. With high winds affecting regions from Colorado to California and all the … [Read More...]

2017 Apparel Guide: The story behind the cult classic Kinco

Originally envisioned as a welding glove, the first Kincos were designed and produced in 1975 in Portland, Oregon by 26-year-old Bruce Kindler, with money borrowed from his mother. Then, in 2003, … [Read More...]

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2017 Apparel Guide: Timeless and Trending Goggles

It can be hard to keep up with the latest outerwear trends. From fit to functionality, puffies, baselayers and hardshells undergo small design tweaks every year and we are here to help you parse out … [Read More...]

2017 Apparel Guide: Timeless and Trending Gloves

It can be hard to keep up with the latest outerwear trends. From fit to functionality, puffies, baselayers and hardshells undergo small design tweaks every year and we are here to help you parse out … [Read More...]

2017 Apparel Guide: Timeless and Trending Helmets

It can be hard to keep up with the latest outerwear trends. From fit to functionality, puffies, baselayers and hardshells undergo small design tweaks every year and we are here to help you parse out … [Read More...]

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