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Small but Strong: The Lever Gear Toolcard Review

Small but Strong: The Lever Gear Toolcard Review

Lighter and lighter is the game these days. How light can we go and still pack more and more stuff into each thing. Tools like the Leatherman are popular with outdoorsy types because they can do so much. You can do 20 things with one tool. And why stop at 20 things in a multi-tool […]

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XShot Pro Review

XShot Pro Review

  Since getting a GoPro 2 years ago, I’ve wanted a good camera pole (also called selfie sticks, but camera pole sounds way better) to go with it. They let you capture unique angles with your camera, film yourself on your adventure and stick your camera in places you don’t really want your own limbs and […]

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Garmin Basecamp: How to export to Google Earth

Garmin Basecamp: How to export to Google Earth

Google Earth has become an indispensable tool for viewing hiking tracks and planning out your hike. You can see what kind of land you are going to be encountering, or see a birds eye view of the trails and land you just hiked. I use Google Earth all the time to see GPS tracks and […]

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PureOutside Gear Reviews

PureOutside Gear Reviews

One of the best uses of the internet for us outsiders is finding information about gear and how it performs. You don’t want to spend your hard earned money on gear that doesn’t work well. We can let others go before us, try it out, and let us know how it goes. PureOutside’s gear review […]

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Book Review: The Avalanche Handbook

That feeling of being weightless, gliding through the dry, powdery snow. That feeling of wonder as you gaze at the snow-capped peaks surrounding you entirely. That feeling of relaxation as you realize there’s no work, no computers and no boss within 50 kilometers of where you are now. Backcountry touring, whether on a splitboard or […]

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Book Review: Backcountry Skiing – Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering

Book Review: Backcountry Skiing – Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering

In preparation for this “winter” (those are big quotes), I’ve been reading through Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering from The Mountaineers Books. They are awesome folks and sent a couple books to review. Since ski touring is my latest obsession, I aimed for a couple books with snow in them.     […]

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Appreciation Days

Some days you go skiing and the snow is terrible. It’s far from the light fluffy amazingness that you can find on the best days. Some days you go hiking and it’s pissing down rain. It’s far from the bright warm sunshine that follows you around on the good days. Some days you go sailing […]

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Free Ski Films

For how much time and effort it takes to make a complete ski film, there are a surprising number of free films just waiting to be viewed online. Check them all out here. 2012 Awone Again – Awone Films Trailer | Producer | Film Page | Soundtrack | Full Movie Dang! – 4FRNT Trailer | Producer | Film Page | Soundtrack | Full Movie DYNAMITE – FreeSki-Crew.com Trailer | Producer | Film Page | Soundtrack | Full Movie En […]

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New Ski Movies from 2012

A few awesome new ski movies from 2012. If there are links missing below and know it, let us know in the comments or send an email with the contact form. Every year, we do a roundup post of all the ski movies from the previous year. It’s a great time to catch up on what […]

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Mount Becher Pizza Ski Tour (Quick Trip Report)

Mount Becher Pizza Ski Tour (Quick Trip Report)

This is part of the Quick Trip Report Series were we send out a dispatch as soon as possible after the trip is done. (This one is totally late but it’s the first one!) * Jess and I headed up Mount Becher January 13, 2013 for a quick ski tour. We weren’t sure we were […]

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