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Essential Gear for Ski Touring

A comprehensive list of equipment and other gear you need to get started on ski touring in the backcountry.

Snowboard Boot Guide

Well-fitting snowboard boots provide the energy transfer you need for control as well as the comfort you need for all-day riding.

How to Choose a Snow Helmet

In addition to keeping you safer on the slopes, ski and snowboard helmets keep your head warm, provide a place to mount a camera, make it easy for...

How to Dress for Cold-Weather Running

Just because winter has settled in for the season, doesn’t mean you have to hang up your running shoes or retreat to the indoor hamster wheel. Here...

Step Up and Believe!

Clinics can be a great place to learn a lot in a short period of time. In the case of Steph Davis's Climbing clinic for women, held in the spring...

How to Choose an All-Mountain Ski

What is an “all mountain” ski, and is it the ski for you? Here are a few tips for sorting through all-mountain skis to find the one that is best...

An Intro to Outdoor Jackets

Learn about different types of outdoor jackets, everything from ski jackets to softshells to fleece to work jackets, and how to choose the right...

How To Choose The Right Ski

What is the difference between all-mountain, big mountain, backcountry (aka touring), carving, powder, and park skis? Learn how to choose the ski...

Protecting Nature, Preserving Life

Invasive vegetation is a problem threatening the Colorado River corridors natural functions and flow. The Nature Conservancy is working on a...

Feeling Ultra Good

The Tor des Geants ultra in the Italian Alps is one of the hardest adventure runs in the world. But the the Clemons love ultras and were inspired...

How to Choose a Ski or Snowboard Jacket

Here are the key types and features you'll want to consider to choose the right ski or snowboard jacket for the right conditions.

New Directions in Snowboarding

The trend in snowboarding to directional, tapered boards draws inspiration from the sport’s formative years. But nowadays these nostalgic shapes...