Arc’teryx Beta AR Jacket

, September 5, 2023

The Arc’teryx Pro Shell range includes some of the best waterproof tops on the market including the Alpha SV, recipient of the endearing Backpacker Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.  The main … Read more

High Altitude Harmony: Skiing Vail, Colorado

, December 5, 2017

Found west of Denver along the iconic Interstate 70, Vail is one of Colorado’s premium alpine resorts for winter and summer adventures. The area is blessed with perfect Rocky Mountain summers filled with sunshine and famously snowy winters. In the summer mountain bikers descend and backpackers descend upon the town but what really sets this resort aside from the rest is its widely diverse terrain for winter sports in this part of the Rockies.

Top of The Three Valleys: Val Thorens, France

, February 3, 2015

Val Thorens, France: the pinnacle of Alpine ski resorts, sitting at a healthy 2300m as the highest in Europe. VT is part of the Les Trois Vallées and as le plus grande domain skiable du monde (the largest linked ski area in the world), the resort accompanies Courcheval and Meribel as one of the mighty titans of Europe.

Eira Northern Shell Jacket

, January 14, 2015

With a name that translates to “snow” and a lineup of stylish garments that refuse to compromise on utility, technicality, and durability, Eira Outerwear is poised to swiftly take hold … Read more

Introducing the USA Colab

, August 24, 2013

The efforts of the initial USA Colab include promoting U.S.-made products and announcing the USA Colab group through a targeted ad campaign, which can be seen in SKIING, Powder, Freeskier, Snowboard, and Backcountry magazines. Additionally, the project has retained Terra PR and Terra Spectrum Social to help expand visibility through earned and social media channels to help spread the gospel of buying American made.

Patagonia Encapsil Down Belay Parka

, March 5, 2013

As the winter starts to fade away in the northern hemisphere, there’s already something to look forward to the 2013/14 season. Patagonia will be releasing 1000 1000-fill Encapsil Down Belay Parka in a limited edition stock, presenting a pretty impressive addition to the down jacket scene with the warmest of its kind. Here’s a preview.

Afghan Ski Challenge 2012

, March 23, 2012

Earlier this month, an unusual event took place in the Koh-e-Baba Mountain Range in the central Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan. For just the second time, the Afghan Ski Challenge (ASC) found its form, … Read more