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2020 Jones Splitboard Line

2020 Jones Splitboard Line 0

Dissent Labs; Best Ski Socks Ever

Dissent Labs; Best Ski Socks Ever 0

After years of cold feet and blisters, I've finally found the ski sock for me.   Working in a backcountry ski shop, I have the pleasure and privile...
Gear Review: DPS Cassiar 95 Tour1

Gear Review: DPS Cassiar 95 Tour1 0

Is the Cassiar 95 Tour1 the ultimate quiver killer for lady skiers out there? Check out Manasseh's full review on WildSnow to hear her take.  DPS c...
Gear Review: Pomoca ProSGlide TIPON Skin

Gear Review: Pomoca ProSGlide TIPON Skin 0

After two years of testing, we are sold on Pomoca's Glueless TIPON Skin At Cripple Creek, we have trusted Pomoca skins and their legendary swiss ma...
Gear Review: Julbo Aerospeed Photochromic Glasses

Gear Review: Julbo Aerospeed Photochromic Glasses 0

Bluebird, overcast and everything in between- the Julbo Aerospeed has got you covered. Check out the full review on WildSnow. With every piece of g...
Scarpa F1 Boot: A Timeless Classic

Scarpa F1 Boot: A Timeless Classic 7

Ski touring boot becoming a timeless classic A few things are certain in this world: death, taxes, and the Scarpa F1. After years of use by dozens ...
WildSnow Gear Review: Dynafit Hoji Free

WildSnow Gear Review: Dynafit Hoji Free 0

The people spoke, and Dynafit listened. Check out the full review on WildSnow. One year ago, Dynafit introduced the Hoji boot and forever changed ...
Salomon MTN/Atomic Backland Binding Gear Review

Salomon MTN/Atomic Backland Binding Gear Review 7

Salomon MTN/Atomic Backland: Setting the benchmark for lightweight ski touring bindings These days, tech bindings are getting so light and strong t...
Gear Review: DPS Wailer 106 (Alchemist vs. Tour1 Construction)

Gear Review: DPS Wailer 106 (Alchemist vs. Tour1 Construction) 1

PC: @alwaysadventuring Whether you go Alchemist or Tour1, you can't go wrong. DPS nailed the shape of the Wailer 106 DPS skis have traditionally be...
The North Face's FUTURELIGHT tested and CCBC approved!

The North Face's FUTURELIGHT tested and CCBC approved! 0

  The Cripple Creek Backcountry team has been testing The North Face's new FUTURELIGHT all season. This awesome new fabric is an ultralight,...
Gear Review: Dynafit Speedfit 84 Ski

Gear Review: Dynafit Speedfit 84 Ski 0

If you're in the market for a Ski Mountaineering tool, the Dynafit Speedfit 84 should absolutely be on your radar.  Ski mountaineering demands gear...
Pomoca Race Skins for Free Touring

Pomoca Race Skins for Free Touring 1

Check out the full review on www.wildsnow.com!   I've been running a pair of the Pomoca Race Pro 2.0 skins for about a year now on wider touring sk...