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1st Backcountry Only Ski Swap Denver! November 7th

1st Backcountry Only Ski Swap Denver! November 7th 5

After the biggest mountain swap yet we are bringing this great event to Denver. We started this awesome event 9 years ago and it has grown every ye...
Cripple Creek Backcountry + Gear Washers

Cripple Creek Backcountry + Gear Washers 0

We have a guest post from Anabelle at Gear Washers. Gear Washers is a Denver-based company that properly washes and treats technical outdoor fabrics. Drop your kit off at any CCBC location. We can send the gear to the washing experts at Gear Washers, and you'll get a whole new life out of that beloved jacket or lucky sleeping bag. Let's hear what this company is all about and why it might be worth it to wash and retreat that technical outerwear.
  • Slator Aplin
Preseason Backcountry Gear Prep

Preseason Backcountry Gear Prep 0

  • John Paul
Cripple Creek Backcountry Fall Shop Update

Cripple Creek Backcountry Fall Shop Update 0

Get an update of where in the world is Cripple Creek Backcountry: How to stay in the loop, how to get in touch, and how to get set up for the upcoming backcountry season.
  • Slator Aplin
2021 Alpine Touring Ski Preview

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Check out the latest and greatest alpine touring skis new to 2021. We discuss what's hot and what's not for the new skis to come out for the 2021 winter season. Don't miss out on all the dirty details.
  • Accumula Collaborator
Kid's Touring Gear: An Updated Guide for How to Get Kids Out Ski Touring

Kid's Touring Gear: An Updated Guide for How to Get Kids Out Ski Touring 0

  • Accumula Collaborator
2021 Alpine Touring Binding Preview

2021 Alpine Touring Binding Preview 0

There is a lot to be excited about this year in the world of alpine touring bindings. Big innovations can be found everywhere from Freetouring to Race bindings. So all types of backcountry skiers can drool over new binding options to slap on a fresh pair of skis. Read on to find out all the dirty details about the new alpine touring bindings of 2021.
  • Slator Aplin
2021 Alpine Touring Boot Preview

2021 Alpine Touring Boot Preview 2

The sun is setting earlier each day. The mornings are beginning to feel crisp and cool. September means autumn is close, which means snow is about to fall. If so facto - winter is just around the corner, right?! With the 20/21 season coming up quickly, we're excited to preview the latest and greatest in alpine touring boots.
  • Slator Aplin
Choosing Your Ski Touring Setup

Choosing Your Ski Touring Setup 1

Finding your first, or next ski touring setup. Cripple Creek Backcountry started in 2011 as a touring specific shop located in a tiny plaza on the...
How to Size an Alpine Touring Boot

How to Size an Alpine Touring Boot 0

Alpine Touring Boots Should Make Your Feet Happy  On an average day ski touring, you spend 90% of your day going uphill, the other 10% is spent ski...
How to Size an Alpine Touring Ski

How to Size an Alpine Touring Ski 3

The ski touring industry is growing faster and faster. With such growth, gear is increasingly improving in terms of price, performance, and durability. Touring skis have gotten better for edging on hardpack, floating through powder, and flying up the skin track all at once. Everything has gotten easier for backcountry skiing; everything except choosing the right skis.
Shop Life Summer Update

Shop Life Summer Update 1

As it has been for everyone across the world, the last few months of have been a tumultuous time at CCBC. Initially in early March, traffic in our...
  • Doug Stenclik
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