Monthly archive January, 2014
Review: Danner Crater Rim GTX Hiking Boots

Review: Danner Crater Rim GTX Hiking Boots

Living in Utah, I have a lot of opportunity to go hiking and I often do. I have a 1-year-old puppy and the trails begin right behind my house, so there’s no excuse not to get outside. There are some amazing hikes right here in Park City, countless others along the Wasatch Range and even...
How To: Lighten Your Touring Setup

How To: Lighten Your Touring Setup

Yet another “How To” article on Backcountry.com, this one concerning the bane of all out-of-shape backcountry skiers: heavy gear. While the tone of this piece is definitely sales-centered, I can testify personally to the effectiveness of a tech binding setup for touring. Tech bindings make a huge difference on the way up, compared to Fritschi,...
TREW Gear Winter 2014/2015 Catalog

TREW Gear Winter 2014/2015 Catalog

  Latest installment of the best outerwear in the industry, TREW. The new additions are some of the top items on my wish list, especially the Jackorak (calling dibs on the olive green right now). Sorry, but you can’t touch until September. Then again, neither can I…  
How To: Not Be A Beater

How To: Not Be A Beater

Backcountry.com just posted an article I wrote back in November, before there was any snow on the ground at all. In it, I provide a few tips on how to go skiing without looking or acting like an utter fool. By no means is it an exhaustive list, but by all means, it is tongue-in-cheek....