Overnight hut trips are every backcountry skiers dream: spending time with loved ones and skiing isolated, untouched terrain - all the while disconnected from the controlled chaos of everyday life. We have a comprehensive packing list to get you out there and prepared for the days to come. Then you can worry about more important matters like where's the best snow and what's for dinner.
Cripple Creek Backcountry can get you situated with the perfect kit for an expedition to the beautiful Aconcagua. We're here to help you get organized with the exact equipment needed for this mountaineering objective.
Get the inside scoop into the Grand Traverse Gear Guide. Our recommendations are prefect for someone who hopes to race the GT, but also those who would like to build a tool kit for longer and farther backcountry adventures..
Spring is almost here! In backcountry ski world, that means the snowpack transitions to a more predicable melt/freeze cycle, the weather gets warmer, and days get long enough for those big mountains goals that we've been training for all season. Learn more about the gear necessary for spring ski mountaineering missions.
Buying new boots is an exciting process, but it can be nerve wracking if they feel tight when you walk out of the store. Fear not, in most cases a boot right off the wall will not be perfect until it is customized to your specific foot shape. Read on to check out our options to make your new boots fit like a dream!