Tagged: backcountry skiing

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...

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, retailing for $130-150. For a full review of the Julbo Aerospace Goggle, please...

Giro Field Goggles

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...

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/O7 Goggles

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

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

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...