How To Book a Ski or Snowboard Vacation

Not all shred trips are created equal. Some destinations offer incredible snow and terrain, but lack in nightlife and other amenities. Others rock out like NYC on New Year’s Eve, but leave something to be desired on the slope side of things. And that’s okay, it’s just a matter of prioritizing what’s most important to [...]

By | 2011-05-27T19:12:06+00:00 May 27th, 2011|How To, Traveling Tips|0 Comments

How To Mount Snowboard Bindings

Getting your snowboard setup dialed is akin to fine-tuning a car, but much easier. Still, you want things to be just right when you mount bindings on your board, from choosing binding angles to stance width and forward lean. Finding a comfortable stance width comes first – most riders use between 21”-23” stance widths.  To [...]

By | 2011-05-20T14:37:28+00:00 May 20th, 2011|Gear Maintenance, How To, How To Videos|3 Comments

How to Pack Your Backpack

Whether you are packing for a short or long hike, you must always be prepared for the worse. A few key items to bring along with you on you hike are: map and compass, plenty of water, rain gear, adequate food, knife or utility tool, first aid kit, fire starting materials (matches, lighter, flint and [...]

By | 2011-05-19T20:40:35+00:00 May 19th, 2011|How To Videos|0 Comments

Glossary: Snowshoeing Terms

Grasping the snowshoe lingo will be helpful when making snowshoe related purchases and in learning more about the sport. Take a peak at the most common terms associated with snowshoeing... Backcountry - Typically refers to 'off the beaten path' or a place with no designated trails. Binding - A device with straps that attaches your [...]

By | 2011-03-27T23:17:22+00:00 March 27th, 2011|How To, Technology|0 Comments

How to Purify Water in the Wilderness

  Safe Drinking Water Water is heavy to carry in your pack, especially if you're planning a multi-day trek in the wilderness. Knowledge is key. Is it a heavily travelled trail? Are there campsites nearby? Have you seen hikers with dogs? Are there farms nearby? There are still many pristine places on our planet, especially [...]

By | 2011-03-27T18:01:09+00:00 March 27th, 2011|How To, Traveling Tips|0 Comments

What is a Splitboard?

There's nothing more entertaining than standing at a backcountry trailhead and having someone walk by, stop, and ask, "Is that thar one of them splitboards?" While splitboards have been around for a decade or more, they have remained largely out of the mainstream until the last couple years. Teton Gravity Research’s new Film “Deeper”, which [...]

By | 2011-03-21T02:20:45+00:00 March 21st, 2011|Buying Guide, How To, Snowboard Tech, Technology|1 Comment

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