Vans Sequal Snowboard Boot Review
A good set of boots are the most important piece of gear for a snowboarder. Trying to find that balance of comfort, soft or stiffness level, durability, grip and response can be a challenge for sure. I have been sucked into the Burton side of things for most of my snowboarding life. With the exception  [...]
Weston Range Splitboard Review
The Weston Range was among the first freestyle oriented splitboard I have had the pleasure to ride. The first experience with it was not how I planned. It was a 2 foot day on teton pass. I mounted my bindings to what I thought was a good pow stance but for this board it was  [...]
Optic Nerve Boreas 3.0 Goggle Review
Getting a great pair of goggles for winter time activities can make your days of shredding a whole lot better.  There are many different styles and lenses that can work for different types of people.  I settled on the Smith I/O a while ago.  I recently was approached to try out the Optic Nerve Boreas  [...]
Cold Smoke Voodoo Splitboard Review
I had the chance to try the Cold Smoke Voodoo Splitboard out in a variety of snow conditions and terrain which is somewhat common when splitting around. I got to hit Red Mountain Pass for a couple days, full review below: Skinning Uphill Red Mountain Pass With splits getting crazier side cuts, rocker, and camber  [...]
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 GORE-TEX Drysuit Review
The new KokatatIdol 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 Drysuit  [...]