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Mammut Broad Peak Hoody Review

Gear Review: Mammut Broad Peak Hoody MSRP: $275 Weight: 405 grams / 14.25 ounces Down Fill: 125 grams of 750 down Summary: The Mammut Broad Peak Hoody is minimalist down jacket that should always have a place in your pack. There are not too many bells and whistles on …

Stocking Stuffer Gifts For Backcountry Skiers

Backcountry skiing is a gear intensive sport. Ski touring, mountaineering, and powder laps in the mountains require reliable gear, warm clothes, calorie dense snacks, snow tools, and so much more. If you know someone who’s into skiing, there are so many awesome options for backcountry stocking stuffers. Need …

Scarpa Maestrale RS Alpine Touring Boot Review

Gear Review: Scarpa Maestrale RS Alpine Touring Boot MSRP: $699 Official Website: Scarpa Total Weight: 3lbs, 7oz Summary: The Scarpa Maestrale RS is a superb, lightweight ski mountaineering boot that blends touring and freeride ingenuity. If the Scarpa Maestrale RS fits your foot, you won’t need another backcountry boot ever again. …

RECALL: Black Diamond Whippet Self Arrest Ski Pole

Black Diamond Issues Recall Of Whippet and Carbon Whippet Ski Poles Black Diamond Equipment is recalling any Whippet and Carbon Whippet Ski Poles manufactured and sold in the Fall/Winter 2013. If you purchased a BD Whippet during this period stop using it and contact Black Diamond immediately. Black Diamond issued …

Cinnamon Mountain – 9,235′ – Madison Range – Montana

Hiking the Cinnamon Mountain Lookout Trail in the Madison Range Location: Cinnamon Mountain, Madison Range, Montana Rating: I Class 1 Type: Out and Back Trailhead: Cinnamon Creek Trailhead (10.5 miles south of Big Sky, across from Cinnamon Lodge) Distance: 8.55 miles Time: 4 hours Elevation Cinnamon Creek TH: 6600′ Elevation Cinnamon Mountain: 9235′ Total Elevation Gain: 2670′ Lat/Long: N …

Patagonia R1 Fleece Pullover Review

Patagonia R1 Fleece Pullover Review MSRP: $129 Official Website: Patagonia Summary: The Patagonia R1 Fleece Pullover is an ideal, compact, insulating, layering option because it traps heat and wicks moisture. It’s simplistic design allows the R1 to adapt to any season and any activity. Weight: 333 g (11.75 oz) …

Patagonia Triolet Jacket Review

Gear Review: Patagonia Triolet Jacket MSRP: $429 Official Website: Patagonia Summary: The Patagonia Triolet Jacket is a go anywhere, do anything technical shell that will keep you dry in any conditions. Weight: 589 g (20.8 oz) _______________________________________________ The Patagonia Triolet Jacket is a go anywhere, do anything technical …

Smith Touchstone Sunglasses Review

Gear Review: Smith Touchstone Sunglasses MSRP: $209 Style: Black Matte Frame with ChromaPop Polarized Blue Mirror Lens Summary: The Smith Touchstone sunglasses utilize game changing ChromaPop lens technology that boosts color definition and clarity. Combine this with a lightweight, sturdy, stylish, well designed frame and you’ve got the perfect …