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SNOTEL Data: The Current SWE % Of Normal – July 1, 2017

July is here. The solstice has come and gone. Every day we’re getting closer to another winter season. Many people have put summer wax on the skis and transitioned to warm weather sports like hiking, biking, fishing, or rafting. But there are still a few diehards out there. …

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – May 15, 2017

Are you still skiing and riding in the backcountry? While some resorts are still spinning the chairlifts, there’s also plenty of backcountry terrain that is beckoning to be explored. Amazing to see how many zones are still sitting on well over 100% of SWE. If you’re willing to …

What Ski Mountaineering Harness Is Right For You?

When you’re heading into the big mountains it may be important to add a ski mountaineering harness to your quiver of mountain tools. Ski mountaineering harnesses are minimalist harnesses that allow you to safely play in the mountains. When selecting a ski mountaineering harness look for the following features: Lightweight Packable …