Category Archives: Gear

Sub-category of Reviews > Gear. Product reviews on outdoor, adventure and travel gear including accessories.

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 »

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 »

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 the… Read More »

Got me some AT boots…

Yep, we both pulled the trigger last night and bought Alpine Touring boots from Backcountry.com. I’ve been needing boots for a few seasons. It’s been torture cramming into my 5 year old Tecnicas with a performance fit. They are actually a full size too small, with huge blowouts in the toes to accommodate. They’ve been… Read More »