Review of Hydrapak SoftFlask: Practical little helper

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Hydrapak SoftFlask quick overview: Usual full price: $13.99 USD Weight: 24 g (250ml Energy Flask) Pros: Light, Versatile, No Waste, Ease of … [Read more...]

Game changer: AvaTech SP1 snow profile probe and AvaNet data sharing platform

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Today, I had great time recording a podcast session with folks from AvaTech - the company behind two totally new revolutionary products in the snow … [Read more...]

Review of Dynafit Pantera and Pantera GTX trail running shoes

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Dynafit Pantera & Pantera GTX Overview: Usual full price: around $140.00 USD  and $160.00 for GTX version Weight: 410 g and 430 g for … [Read more...]

How to make a ski hook for rapid backpack skis attachment?

These add up to 18 cm for one end, so 36 cm in total. I went with 4 cm extra to account for the curves and curls. It worked perfectly.

A recent conversation with a SkinTrack follower on Twitter prompted me to write this DIY/How To article. Over the years, I have owned couple of skimo … [Read more...]

Hydration & Overhydration in Endurance Sports: Book Review of Waterlogged by Tim Noakes

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Waterlogged book overview: Usual full price: around $25.00 USD Pages: over 400 Pros: lots of details, very useful, fairly easy to understand, … [Read more...]

40 runs Review of Salomon Sense Mantra trail running shoes

The toe box reinforcements look use but no rips or holes so far.

Salomon Sense Mantra Overview: Usual full price: around $120.00 USD Weight: 270 g (8.5 men's US) Pros: great fit, light, low drop, keeps you … [Read more...]

Two-season Review of Dynafit Broad Peak skis with TLT Speed Radical bindings: BPs ski well in all conditions and down any terrain, durability could become an issue

Skiing couple of 3000m powder days in Rogers Pass.

Dynafit Broad Peak Skis quick overview: Usual full price: around $600.00 USD Weight: 1280 g at 176 cm (reviewed), 1120 g / 167 cm, 1005 g / … [Read more...]

New Fischer AlpAttack skimo race skis and bindings

Fischer AlpAttack skis.

Fischer, an Austrian company founded in 1924, has a long history of alpine and nordic skiing gear manufacturing. And for the next season they are … [Read more...]

Exciting Look at New SkiMo Gear Introduced at Recent Trade Shows

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Looks like all skimo companies have been pretty busy lately because I don't even know where to begin with this gear summary. Let's start with … [Read more...]

La Sportiva Syborg skimo race skis & boots: Affordable cousins to RSR & Stratos Cube

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In the next couple of days, La Sportiva will unveil their new skimo race product line to the World - Syborg skis and Syborg boots - that should be … [Read more...]

Dynafit TLT 6 Mountain Review: First impressions and comparison to TLT 5

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Dynafit TLT 6 Mountain Boot quick overview: Usual full price: $749.95 USD Weight: 1225g per boot (size 27.5) Cost per gram: $0.31 / … [Read more...]

Current deals on Avalanche beacons and avalanche airbags

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While browsing online stores over the weekend, I stumbled upon some great deals on avalanche beacons and airbags. Seems like stores are doing a big … [Read more...]