Choosing which altimeter watch to buy is tough with the variety we are presented today, so let's make it simpler with some basic advice that will help you … » about Buying altimeter watch that fits your needs and budget
I came across this footage on my friend's blog - www.skialpinizmus.eu - and thought to share it with as many people as possible would be great. Have good laughs … » about Must see: Ski like James Bond
Knowing at what altitude (elevation) you are at any moment while backcountry skiing is very important and can be also very beneficial. Lets take a look why this … » about Altimeter watch: Why it is important and beneficial to know your altitude?
On December 5th, the North American 2010 skimo racing season will begin with Tiki Torch Dash hosted at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (KHMR). After delivering an … » about Tiki Torch Dash: Opening event to 2010 racing season
As backcountry skiers, we all have most likely been in a situation where we had to "justify" ourselves as backcountry skiers to someone else. We had to explain … » about Ready for winter? How crazy is too crazy?
After a week of flurries and rain at lower elevations the temperatures higher up were much colder and we can see some real snow now. Weather forecast is calling … » about Canada webcam snow report: west to east
Trend towards lighter gear in any mountain and outdoor sport is obvious. It was, is, and will be going on at every stage of gear development. Light gear in many … » about Introducing the lightest ski mountaineering boots
A year ago, not many people involved with ski mountaineering and backcountry skiing knew Julie Matteau, except her touring friends and a couple of work related … » about Interview with Julie Matteau – Canada's ski mountaineering champ enjoys every day in the mountains
This article is from a series on "How to start backcountry skiing and alpine touring?". Visit the link to see an outline of all the topics. Now that you skied … » about Buying backcountry skiing, alpine touring and avalanche safety gear
Early season snow report from the Canadian mountains says that some already ski, some are very close, and some are still riding bikes and hiking. After … » about Canada snow report: Rockies, Selkirks, Yukon, Coast