Alpine Touring

Salomon Shift Binding

2019 Salomon S-Lab Shift MNC Alpine Touring Binding Review

The all new Salomon S-Lab Shift MNC Alpine Touring Binding is a game changing binding that makes its debut this season. The first binding of its kind, the Shift is not unique in the fact that it can accommodate any type of boot sole whether it is Alpine Touring, WTR/GripWalk or Standard DIN. What is […] Read more…

Different Styles of Nordic Skiing Explained

A primer on the different ways you can Nordic ski You’ve undoubtedly heard the term Nordic skiing thrown around, but have you ever stopped to think about what exactly it means? Many people use “Nordic skiing” and “cross-country skiing” interchangeably, but that’s not technically correct. Nordic skiing actually is a term used to encompass a […] Read more…

Alpine Touring

Part 1: What is Alpine Touring?

If you’ve never tried it, then you’ve definitely heard people around the mountain talking about it. ‘AT’ skiing, or maybe ‘backcountry,’ ‘randonee,’ ‘skimo,’ or a host of other terms that are all attempting to describe specific offshoots of one broad category – alpine touring. So what exactly is it? And is it right for you? […] Read more…