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Winter 2013/14 Gear Guide

Awesome gear to maximize your safety and comfort in the outdoors, and the local vendors who stock it.

Summer 2012 Gear

Great summer gear for 2012.

Fall 2013 Gear Guide

Fantastic fall gear from Therm-a-Rest, K2, Dynafit and Helly Hansen.

Spring 2013 Gear Guide

Great gear for spring from Teva, K2, GoPro, SealLine, Live2Ride, Shark, Jones, Platypus, Spark and Helly Hansen

2014 Spring Gear Guide

There’s an app for that

Of course there is – it seems these days that there’s an app for everything. Following are a few that will be useful for a day on the slopes. What you won’t find in this list is one of the new avalanche apps being marketed as alternatives to avy transceivers.

Winter 2015 Gear Guide

Great stuff for winter

Inside Arc’teryx: New avalanche air bag

Story and photos by Oliver Lazenby On the second floor of the Arc’teryx design facility in North Vancouver, the first thing a visitor sees after...

Crud and mud

Your bike may speak a language all its own. Whether you are riding mountain bike trails, commuting to work or cruising city paths on the weekend, things can go wrong at any moment. If you take preventative measures to extend the life and enhance the performance of your bike, you will keep on pedaling for years to come...

Randonee repairs

Mark Cionek is a program coordinator and guide for the American Alpine Institute who has logged over 100 Mt. Rainier summits, climbed Denali and Aconcagua multiple times, and been, in general, an alpine badass all over the world...