Baffin Lightning Snowmobile Boots
Snowmobile boots have long been polarizing pieces of gear, dividing those who want fuzzy slippers and those who prefer real ankle armor. Just a handful of years ago professional snowcross racers resorted to wearing stiff snowboard boots for their inherent ankle protection, as snowmobile manufacturers hadn’t yet viewed sledding as an impact sport. So as  [...]
Dakine Airstream Jacket Review
When considering technical outerwear, brands like Patagonia, Arc’teryx, Marmot, and a host of high dollar Euro companies may first come to mind. But with offerings like their new Gore-Tex Airstream jacket, DaKine looks to carve out a spot amongst the quintessential players. At first blush, the Dakine Airstream jacket looks like typical backcountry fare: 3-layer  [...]
The Five Faux Pas of Sled-Skiing
Snowmobiling 101: It’s not secret that a new snowmobile is the ultimate accessory for a skier or snowboarder. But misconceptions on the use of the “poor man’s helicopter” run rampant in our crowd. Here’s a few things not to say/do if your new to the sled-ski game. “I just want a cheap sled to get  [...]