The CAC recently sent out a press release talking about several of these new avalanche rescue apps which have popped up on-line over the past year. To date there are three apps available that will... more
Patagonia has always been at the forefront of innovation and environmental awareness in this consumerism based world. Purchasing a product created with the planet in mind and that will last you a... more
Sad news from this past weekend reports a skier fatality from a slide at Fairy Meadows...
A female skier died after being injured in an avalanche Friday while backcountry skiing with a group in... more
Ever wonder where that down in your jacket or sleeping bag comes from? How it was harvested and how the animals were treated? Maybe its time to consider it?
The North Face has created and begun... more
Another highlight form the Winter Outdoor retailer show this past January in Salt Lake City was the huge offering of new backcountry ski gear from K2. They are pulling out all the stops for next... more
I am going to Jasper in about 2 weeks and i am looking to do some touring around the athabasca glacier (i.e. Parkers ridge, Hilda peaks, Wilcox pass). The canadian avalanche centre... more
If you think Freeskiing is a new sport, think again. Mike Douglas sounds off in a Rick Mercer-style rant about the History of Freeskiing, proving that the recent rise of boardsports has a lot less... more