Category Archives: Gear

Highlights and reviews on my favorite ski and bike gear.

Free the Powder Ski Gloves

There is an inventory reduction sale (more off an already legit price) on these gloves right now. Killer value $45. See end of post for a link… I get excited whenever I hear about a new ski industry brand in Park City…especially a brand going direct-to-consumer online. Previously I have featured both Soul Poles and… Read More »

Best SKI Maps Ever

Check these out! Super excited with a collection of maps we came across from Best Maps Ever. It’s a great idea that compelled me to spread the word. The mapping artwork is incredible and the website is not too shabby. In fact have a look at the US Ski Areas and Resorts Directory…very cool data… Read More »

Peacepipes Ski Review (Park City-based RAMP)

Content Summary: Powder Ski Review Manufacturer: RAMP (Technology) Type: Big Mtn / Powder Ski (Rocker & Reverse Sidecut Tip) Lengths: 169cm, 179cm, 189cm Sidecut: 146-110-134, 146-112-134, 146-115-134 Average Weight: 8.4, 9.8, 10.4 Turn Radius: 14.4, 17.5, 21.9 Testing Conditions: Powder (in & out of resort)/Chopped Powder/Cold Weather Snow/Groomers A year ago this October I started… Read More »

Bamboo Soul Poles

  Heard of Soul Poles? The company has been around for over a year, but not yet two. In that short amount of time they have made TONS of progress spreading the word… No snow. No ski. That’s the simple fact of global warming and the grim predictions of disappearing alpine snow. And it inspired… Read More »

Garage Skis

  I keep saying that one of these years I am going to come out of ski bum retirement, and get back to more LCC powder. Keep in mind 8″ of low density snow at Alta after a dry spell is “dust on crust”. I am talking about plentiful deep or storm ride days…….. At… Read More »