Posts From Category: Winter, 1 - 10 of 53

If you are planning to go on a ski trip and are worried about sliding, cramming, and fitting your expensive and fragile skis and snowboards, then these racks are all you need. Ski and snowboard racks offer a secure and stable way to carry your precious equipment without getting in the way, thus allowing you complete access to your vehicle's doors a [...]

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Climbing skins are strips that typically attach to the bottom of skis, specifically nordic, alpine touring, or randonnée skis. These are designed to be attached on uphill travel to help you ascend snowy terrains quickly and smoothly, and then to be detached for skiing downhill. Not all skins need to be trimmed, because there are brands that [...]

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Gore-Tex is a waterproof, breathable, patented fabric that is known for its high-performing weather protection. A strong and microporous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene membrane is the foundation of Gore-Tex fabric, and is bonded with durable outer fabrics for durability and abrasion resistance. It is a high-performing fabric, which thus needs to [...]

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Splitboarding is a good activity to escape the crowds and access unique terrains with your buddies. When going into the backcountry, it is best to be prepared with enough knowledge and experience, which means having proper avalanche education, first aid skills, and knowing how to use all your equipment. It can be tough to figure out what goes into [...]

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If you got your backcountry setup and you're already signed up for an avalanche course, all you've got to do now is figure out how to travel up the hill. Learning how to skin using your skis will be your ticket to exploring the backcountry. So, how do you skin? You start skinning by making sure the skins fit your skis properly. Next, find or set yo [...]

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The human body rapidly loses its heat in cold temperatures, and because kids are smaller than adults, they are more vulnerable to over-cooling. Therefore, you should never send your kids out to play with long exposure to the cold weather, unless they are wearing a good winter jacket. The right winter jacket should be able to maintain your kids' bod [...]

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The right winter jacket should keep you warm and dry, even in the coldest weather conditions. It is important to look for a winter jacket that is not only stylish and comfortable, but also durable, and matching your personal preferences. A lot of insulated jackets can withstand extreme weather conditions. Some include features like the ability to w [...]

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A good jacket can keep the warmth of your body from escaping, thus keeping you warm and cozy. Choosing the right winter jacket is important, so that you can survive and enjoy the winter weather. There are a lot of types of winter jackets, and choosing the right one mostly depends on the kind of activity you plan to use it for, whether it is for win [...]

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Splitboarding involves the use of a splitboard, which is a snowboard that splits into two halves and forms skis, making them suitable for uphills. These skis are then connected back together, so that they can form into a snowboard again to use downhills. This is possible because the board features special bindings and attachments, which can be easi [...]

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An avalanche beacon, or avalanche transceiver, is an electronic device that is tasked with emitting a steady radio signal to be able to locate and search for buried victims in an avalanche aftermath. This piece of equipment is important when you are to explore the backcountry. But before you go ahead with your expedition, it is important that you h [...]

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