Monthly archive October, 2013
Pepper Plant Hot Sauce

Pepper Plant Hot Sauce

My father, the self-appointed King of the Hand-Me-Down, gave me a bottle of Pepper Plant as a stocking stuffer last Christmas. A friend of had given him two bottles, and in his unending generosity, old Poppa Bear saw fit to split the booty and pass one on to me, but not without telling me first...
A Deep Issue: How to Choose a Powder Ski

A Deep Issue: How to Choose a Powder Ski

The second article in the series I’m writing for Backcountry.com is a short history of powder skis and a quick guide on how to go about selecting one. Hope you enjoy it. “If asked, most skiers would likely say that sidecut—the modern version of it—came before fat skis. They’d be wrong, but only on a...
ONE Industries Gamma Helmet Review: Just Shy of Greatness

ONE Industries Gamma Helmet Review: Just Shy of Greatness

I had just started riding dirt bikes, and was borrowing a friend’s spare SixSixOne Flight helmet (thanks, Ross) which I liked very much. I knew it couldn’t last – I’d need to buy my own helmet at some point – but at least I had found one that fit well and looked good. Then I...