Olympia Two-Way Radio Review
I haven’t used a set of 2 way radios for a long time. After receiving the Olympia Two-Way R500 series Radio. I was excited to test them out in the backcountry. Olympia R500 Two Way Radio Review These two ways are full of bells and whistles. 50 channels simplex channels and 8 repeater channels, NOAA  [...]
Fitwell Backcountry Boot Review
Fitwell has been making high quality climbing and mountaineering footwear since 1979. If your from the US your probably haven’t heard of them because they are a Italian based company. A few years ago they designed a splitboard specfic, snowboard mountaineering boot. They are now gaining traction to the US market but are still hard  [...]
Kokatat Idol Drysuit Review
The new Kokatat Idol Drysuit adds another dynamic to choosing a drysuit for the river. After over 5 years of design they came up with only dry suit that has a waist zipper that doubles as a relief zipper, there have been many questions from fellow boaters. I got one answer, it works awesome! Kokatat  [...]
Swiftwater Rescue Course Overview
I have been privately whitewater rafting for six years now and starting guiding commercially last season. This season I was required to take a Swiftwater Rescue Course for my new guiding position in Alaska. I have always wanted to take one but since it wasn’t required I kept putting it off. I came across WRI  [...]
2016 Voile Revelator Splitboard Review
Having been splitting for over 13 years I have had the chance to try many different set ups. They have been getting better and better every year. This year Voile has proven they are still in the game with their innovative Revelator Splitboard. Find out how this Voile split held up in the Tetons of  [...]
Voile Light Rail Splitboard Binding
Voile Splitboard bindings have been improving each and every season. The Voile Light Rail are a good step forward for Voile in the binding industry. I had a chance to use them for a few days and I was surprisingly impressed by the Voile Light Rail binding. Voile Splitboard Binding Review of the Light Rail  [...]