Candide Thovex just upped the ante with this one. That line would be hard enough to pull, but to pull it before transitioning back into board mode? Mental.
It’s been awhile since I’ve fired up a review, and I’ve been sleeping on this one for awhile. Took the pics a few weeks back and just haven’t set aside the time to fire up some thoughts on the jacket. Marketing speak The Westcomb Mirage jacket is part of the Hardshell AX line of outerwear […]
Haven’t been posting much lately due to time/energy commitments. Figured I’d take a moment to throw these two avalanche beacon review sites up to help out anybody who is looking for a beacon, especially as now it’s the offseason and the sales are going to start – and if you’re lucky you’ll find a screaming […]
Bored at work and/or killing time at work? Check out the below blogs, maybe one (or all) will be new to you. Some are snowboard, some ski, all good for a few extra mental vacation minutes. Jeremy Jones blog Lou Dawson, first guy to ski all the 14’ers in Colorado Lots of good cooler photos […]
Yeah, I know most of you out there have probably seen these vids, but I was thinking about the Avalung and other ‘avalanche safety’ devices this morning (it’s 80 out, you’d think I’d be thinking about surfing or something right?). I actually own a standalone Avalung that was a gift from the lady friend for […]
Dying tonight in our heatwave (RIP snow) and melting on the couch figured I’d snap a few pics of the Osprey Kode 38 that recently came into my possession. I’ve only got two days on the pack so want to hold off giving any real review yet as I’m still getting used to the Kode […]
*warning: blurry photos ahead, do not adjust your eyes* Step 1: Find east facing slope that has been baking in the sun all week. Climb said slope. Step 2: Achieve a zen-like state and sit/ponder the conditions you’ll be encountering in the near future to decide how you’d like to structure your base. Step 3: […]
Just came across this today, Eddie Bauer’s First Ascent. Interesting stuff as maybe, juuuust maybe, it means that Eddie Bauer is going back to it’s roots (though not going so far as to manufacturing in the USA…) and actually trying to put out quality outdoor gear again. First thought: Sweet, a potential source of outdoor […]