Archive for the ‘Backcountry’ Category


4
Jan
Yurbuds: Best Headphones Ever. Posted By dustin on
Yurbuds inspire pro

Hey guys, just wanted to tell you all about this awesome product we found while we were at the Outdoor Retailer Show.  The product is called Yurbuds and I have to be honest they have to be the best things ever invented for people who love being active outdoors and love their music.  It seems [...]

The Backcountry Access Float 30

Meesh Hytner was snowboarding in the backcountry not too long ago and got caught in a serious avalanche that could have ended her life.  (See the video below).  Thankfully she was wearing her BCA Float 30 Avalanche Airbag.  This device deploys with a pull of a ripcord to put out a giant airbag to help [...]

9
Jan
eXplorist 110 Posted By dustin on
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Magellan is excited to introduce the latest model in its eXplorist family of outdoor GPSs, the eXplorist 110. Rugged and waterproof with core outdoor navigation features, the eXplorist 110 is light and portable with powerful features at a lower price point. Features include a sunlight readable color display, GPS chipset with 3-5 meters of accuracy, [...]

(photo borrowed from avtraining.org)

I’m not anyone’s mother, but stories like this make me feel like being everyone’s mother. I wouldn’t call myself an experienced backcountry skier. But the days I ski every year are backcountry days, and when I ski, my No. 1 goal is not dying. No. 2 is fun, and No. 3 is skiing fun terrain. [...]

9
Mar
The Art Of Flight Posted By dan on
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What the F*@# planet are you from? Warren Miller’s got nothing on this video.  

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