Have to admit, this one looks pretty sick! I’ve been following along a bit with the reports of flooding and general destruction in the northeast from hurricane Irene. (My folks still live in New England, they finally got power back yesterday.) It’s hard to think of skiing in August when the rain is pounding down [...]
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UPDATE: Thanks to the persistent week long efforts of a variety of local and national agencies, search and rescue personal have located and extracted the bodies of Walker Kuhl and Gregory Seftick from Garnet Canyon today. Their bodies were located under 13′ of avalanche debris, packed up against a boulder and still in their tent. [...]
After putting in the skin track and skiing the Banana Couloir on Prospectors Mountain last Friday with some friends, and then hearing about another party using the track to summit Prospectors Mountain proper on Sunday (which in turn sent some bighorn sheep running), I thought it would be an appropriate time to remind Teton backcountry [...]
No doubt about it, I fully embraced fat, rocker tipped skis last season with the Black Diamond Megawatt. In the powder, they turn with the slightest rotation of the hips, making just about any skier, with any ability, feel like they are the king of the hill, allowing them to rip big bowls and phat [...]
Seems like many of us skiers have pretty noisy knees. Crunching and popping as we climb up stairs or run down hills. Often it hurts when they make noise, as the cartilage, ligaments and bones grind together producing sounds that make your skin crawl. I’ve heard some impressive ones, but recently I was able to [...]
And I thought I had a cool bathroom! Hope you can get off the pot and enjoy the powder and great skiing over the next few days. Make some turns for me and have a great weekend!!! Photo thanks to Rab and ThoughtShaker.com.