Tag Archive: Gear

Jul 14

Photo(s) of the Week: Summer Ski Check

Especially during these toasty warm days of mid-summer, it’s refreshing to pull out the skis now and then, make sure the red squirrels aren’t chewing the bindings to pieces, and even slide around on them a little bit – be it on a rain soaked hillside, around the yard, or better yet, on the fast …

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May 23

Gear Shed: Trail Runners and Wool Tees

We’ve been playing around with some impressive gear lately, and feel as though the Scarpa’s Spark trail running shoe and Smartwool’s PHD Wool Tees are well worth a plug. Without getting too carried away with the details here, we’ve got the following impressions to share. Feel free to click on the product image for more …

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Feb 04

Gear Shed: Voile’s Fat and Waxless Charger BC

Since Karhu released its waxless Guide ski (now the Madshus Annum) more than five years ago, the concept of an all-mountain backcountry ski with a waxless base pattern has gained some serious traction among backcountry and backyard skiers worldwide. Gone are the days when a waxless ski was primarily for kick and glide nordic skiing, …

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Sep 18

Gear Shed: Run For the Hills

Since New Hampshire’s Mt. Washington picked up its first snowflakes of the season a few days ago, we’ve been extra motivated to squeeze in some trail running this week. Be it the rock and stream hopping, the hill climbs, or the quick foot work as you whip through the beautiful hardwood forest, trail running is …

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Jul 05

Photo of the Week: The Big Red Ski Sled

It’s not like we are relying on our trusty 16′ canoe for any long distance load hauling into the backcountry of Quebec’s Gaspe or Maine’s Baxter Park, but there’s no doubt that Big Red comes in handy now and then as a sled. It also gives us incredible floating access to some of our favorite …

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