Tagged: backcountry skiing

G3 FINDr 102 Ski and G3 Ion 12 Binding Review

G3 FINDr 102 Ski 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...

Helly Hansen Aurora Shell Pant Review

The Helly Hansen Aurora Shell Pant is the only pair of ski pants I have needed all season. They have been with me in the backcountry, during early morning skin tours up the resort,...

Gordini Challenge

Gordini Women’s Challenge XIV Mitt

  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...

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...

Black Diamond Super Light Mitt

Black Diamond Super Light Mitt Review

The Black Diamond Super Light Mitt is named so for a reason, and I bet you can guess why that is?  Sure, they are very light.  I, on the other hand, would have called them...

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...

Lorpen T3 Ski Light Ski Sock Review

Lorpen T3 Ski Light Ski Sock Review: Some people say ski boots are the most important piece of equipment you buy. If you agree with that logic, ski socks are the most important piece...

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...

Outdoor Research Superlayer Jacket™

    SPOILER ALERT!!!! This jacket is awesome! Outdoor Research Superlayer Jacket Overview: Admittedly, I have become partial to Arcteryx and Patagonia when it comes to my ski gear. When presented with the opportunity...