Tagged: backcountry skiing

G3 Alpinist + Glide Skin Review

G3 Alpinist + Glide Skin Review

Living in a cold-dry snowy place, I was immediately drawn to the description of G3’s Alpinist + Glide skin. G3 has dubbed the skin as an, “ideal all around skin for dry-cold snow”. I...

G3 FINDr 102 Ski and G3 Ion 12 Binding Review

G3 FINDr 102 Ski and G3 Ion 12 Binding Review

The G3 FINDr 102 ski performed exactly as the G3 website states, “bridging the gap between fat, floaty powder skis and super light mountaineering skis.” No matter the conditions, the G3 FINDr 102 met...

Gordini Challenge XIV Mitt Review

Gordini Challenge XIV Mitt Review

The Gordini Women’s Challenge XIV Ski Mitt is a mid-weight ski mitten that is designed to keep your hands toasty when the temperatures range from 10F to 32F. As a cold handed gal that...

Julbo Airflux Goggle Review

Julbo Airflux Goggle Review

The Julbo Airflux offers up some of the same great features as the Julbo Aerospace in a more affordable price category. For a full review of the Julbo Aerospace Goggle, please click here. Features...

Giro Field Ski Goggles Review

Giro Field Ski Goggles Review

Giro, based in Santa Cruz, California manufactures helmets, sunglasses, soft goods, and goggles for cycling, skiing and snowboarding. A well known player in the active world they are coming up on 30 years of innovative design....

Helly Hansen Mission Ski Jacket Review

Helly Hansen Mission Ski Jacket Review

The Helly Hansen Mission Ski Jacket is THE all-purpose mountain piece of apparel made to handle a wide variety of conditions. Its versatility allows the backcountry or resort skier to enjoy all the wonderful benefits without sacrificing comfort or...

Smith I/O 7 Goggle Review

Smith I/O 7 Goggle Review

I received my Smith I/O 7 Goggle in mid-October when we were still experiencing 80 degree temperatures. The arrival did trigger that first emotion of excitement. You know the one?! Ski season is just...

Dakine BC Vest Review

Dakine BC Vest Review

For the backcountry skier and snowboarder looking to carry all the essentials and a little more, the Dakine BC Vest is a great option. The best comparison I can make for the Dakine BC...

Salomon Quest Max 100 Ski Boot Review

With backcountry and side-country snowboarding and skiing starting to get a lot of attention, there are a lot of ski manufactures jumping at the bit to find their place in your ski gear closet....

Dynafit Bindings Review

Dynafit Bindings Review

As backcountry and sidecountry skiing is gaining in popularity, it has many skiers thinking about switching or upgrading their bindings and ski setup. I recently had the chance to test out a Dynafit setup...