Free The Powder Short Cuff Glove Review
A good glove for a reasonable price can be hard to come by, luckily Free The Powder gloves have been designed to meet that challenge while offering a high quality product. All gloves from Free the Powder are made with genuine leather palms, and a breathable and waterproof softshell backing. I have found leather gloves  [...]
Helly Hansen Ridge Shell Jacket Review
The Ridge Shell jacket is a higher end choice from Helly Hansen specifically designed with freeriding in mind. Details such as the backpack friendly pocket orientation, high visibility visor, and included RECCO tag make the design well suited to ‘off piste’ skiers and riders. First Impressions The Helly Hansen Ridge Shell jacket is fairly heavy  [...]
Get Your Fall Flow On
If you’re like the majority of winter sport enthusiasts, you probably haven’t hit the gym enough to be as prepared for shred season as you’d like to be. And while it’s a little too late to start pumping iron and make serious headway, you can get your mind in shape rather quickly! Getting into and  [...]
Pieps DSP Sport Beacon Review
The simpler and more economical version of the DSP Pro, the DSP Sport is an excellently designed and easy to use beacon. The construction seems solid, even with the clear view through and has a compact and dense shape. Out of the box it comes with a fairly comfortable harness that includes an elastic with  [...]
Eddie Bauer Guide Trigger Mitt Review
The trigger or ‘claw’ style mitt helps to combine the warmth of a mitt with the dexterity of a glove helping keep your warm hands free from fumbling. The Guide Trigger Mitt is a lightweight but toasty offering from Eddie Bauer incorporating some great features. Eddie Bauer Primaloft rating With primaloft insulation (double on the  [...]
North Americas Best Snowboard Brands Built By Hand
While the continued globalization of snowboarding and economical overseas manufacturing has caused many brands to build boards outside of North America, a number of great brands are still churning out quality product on American soil. These brands have stayed true to their image while giving back to the mountain communities that support them. As a  [...]
Pemberton Festival 2015 Recap
For its second foray in Canada, HUKA Entertainment put on an excellent weekend of music in the Pemberton Valley July 16-19 2015. This time around the lush meadows saw an increased number of fans and sold out camping. Despite rumors circulated of cancellation due to wildfires in the province, everything went according to plan with  [...]
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