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BACK 40: Steep Skiing 101

This article was first published in the February 20, 2015 issue of the Explore Big Sky newspaper. It’s also available on ExploreBigSky.com. _________________________________ BACK 40: Steep Skiing 101 By Derek Lennon Explore Big Sky Contributor For many skiers, the challenge of skiing steep terrain and subsequent freefalling sensation …

How To Waterproof Kinco Gloves

Gloves keep your hands warm and dry during the cold months of winter. They come in handy for all sorts of things – shoveling out driveways, walking the dog, working at the resort, going ski touring, ski mountaineering, and so much more. They are one of the most valuable …

What’s In Your Backcountry Ski Repair Kit?

Things can go wrong in the backcountry pretty quickly making a simple ski tour turn into an epic mountain nightmare. If you’ve ever blown out a heel piece, busted a buckle, or snapped a pole in the middle of the backcountry, you know the value of a backcountry ski …

Stocking Stuffer Gifts For Backcountry Skiers

Backcountry skiing is a gear intensive sport. Ski touring, mountaineering, and powder laps in the mountains require reliable gear, warm clothes, calorie dense snacks, snow tools, and so much more. If you know someone who’s into skiing, there are so many awesome options for backcountry stocking stuffers. Need …