Michael

Speak Japanese and Sh*t

Going Skiing in Japan? There’s a Guide for That. It’s on every skier and snowboarder’s list, or at least it should be. Those who have discovered the playful pillows and bottomless powder found in Japan will be spewing about it for months on end and have probably already booked next year’s trip. What else will […] Read more…

Berthoud Pass Backcountry Skiing: Trip Report

Colorado is known for its skiing, and while the big resorts are great, Colorado offers a plentiful array of backcountry skiing opportunities as well. An hour from Denver gets you to Berthoud Pass, which is roughly what it takes to reach the Winter Park resort. As an old ski area, you will find some open […] Read more…

3 Skier Sites for the Winter 411

Skiers and snowboarders have a need for sport specific data when it comes to forecasting and everyday info. Between chasing snow for the best powder days and more people than ever accessing the backcountry, these sites fill a very important void. The amount of info online seems endless so we have narrowed down a few […] Read more…

Gear Review – Salomon Quest Pro 90 Ski Boot

Unless you’ve got stacks of cash lying around, you might be looking for a boot that can do it all. Enter the Salomon Quest Pro 90. Endorsed as the all-mountain/hiking boot combo, I took them out for a few days both in bounds and out to check the boot’s all around performance. Starting in bounds […] Read more…

Opening Day – What Ski Resorts are Open and When

Fall is here and winter is around the bend. It’s time to start sharpening those skis, picking your pass, and watching for opening day near you! With a heavy snowfall forecast for this upcoming season everyone is anxious to see what happens. Places in Canada are already getting snow, so we thought we’d round up […] Read more…

Crested Butte Revealed: Colorado’s Hidden Gem

“The last great Colorado ski town.” Crested Butte holds tight to this claim; whether it’s true or not, you will have to decide for yourself. When talking to Coloradans who have explored the state from top to bottom, two places continuously come up—Telluride and Crested Butte, as must see locales. A mining town from the […] Read more…

Picking the One Ski Quiver

How to Pick the One Ski Quiver

The one ski quiver. Is there really such a thing these days? Not everyone wants, or has the ability, to build a rack of skis for every condition imaginable. I’m sure you know the skier who has the short rippers for the park, fatty powder skis that might as well be two snowboards, and the […] Read more…

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