the Wasatch and beyond
I have used just about every touring binding out there from a Marker Duke for hitting side country jumps to a Dynafit for the long missions. After only a couple tours on the Guardian I am sold on this new addition to the BC binding market. The system is low to the ski which is crucial for energy transfer and ski feel. The simple change from tour to ski mode and vice versa has been well planned out. No need to pop out of your skis at the top to take your skins off. With just 2 touring heights simplicity is the game, no wondering if you should be at a mid or high height. The downhill mode inspires confidence and I never stop to think about my touring binding being able to hold up to the standards of what is needed for the downhill experience. Hands down most solid touring binding on the market.
I have been riding the 184 for a while now and it is my go to for the deep days. This is a very supportable and stable ski. The reduced swing weight in the tip and tail make it ideal for doing tricks in the deep stuff. A tapered tip allows for effortless butters and new school moves. Forward , backward, sideways and upside down this is the ski of the future...now!
Hands down my favorite ski pant ever! Bibs are key to keep the pow in your face and not in your undies! Take a big plop in the freshies and stay happy and dry. The material and attention to detail make this pant ideal for bashing around the resort not to mention they are great for the apres scene. The chest pockets help you keep track of your most precious belongings. Great venting and super comfy, get yourself some!
The Bellows jacket is simple and sound. This solid shell doesn't have the frilly extras of it's lesser competition. This thing is meant to get the job done with efficiency and shelter.
This Cosmic jacket is great for the backcountry enthusiast that wants their jacket to be light and packable and still burly enough to handle the abrasive elements out in the field. Simple vertical pockets on the chest are great to keep skins warm while making quick laps. This jacket has an athletic fit that works great in all situations.
The Pow Funk can handle a beating without batting an eye. This long cut stylish piece is my go to for resort riding. Solid construction and cool color matching make this piece stand out. Many useful pockets and a great fit make this one of my all time favorite jackets.
Skins work great on these skis! No problem with traction even on tricky icey corners theses have plenty of surface area to keep you gripping. Hands down my favorite ski from Surface, solid and confidence inspiring the mountain is your playground!
These boots are sick! Ultra light weight and with crazy technology that allows for effortless shift from walking to shredding. Good stiffness and the vibram soles will keep you on top of that rocky ridge line that lies between you and the freshest turns.
Hands down best ski I have ever ridden! Loves the big airs and solid stomps. This is the New Life! A symmetrical ski that dominates going in any direction, Don't know which rocker is for you? Get this and you'll never want anything else!
I bought these to be my tough climbing pants and they are sweet for climbing and as my lady informed me they look real good and could even be used for slightly dressed up occasions, score!
Hands down best crack climbing shoe out there! Comfy and yet still has precision edging ability and the heel lace wrap ensures optimum fit.
Not only are these nuts different and cool looking(less likely to become part of your homie's rack) they provide for the bombest of nut placements. The extra camming ability from the two grooved sides allows for more diverse protection.
These are amazing!
This is perfect for those just getting into climbing but know they want gear that is going to last. Great fitting harness, cool chalk bag and a solid atc, what's not to like.
these boots are sweet! they are light and warm and have that stiffness that allows for easy energy transfer, thus more fun!
Smaller than the OG vans skate shoe this version has all the fat cut off, trim and slim on the vegi diet. Want to impress the skater boys? Get these!
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