Tognar Toolworks Ski and Snowboard Waxing Tips Tognar Toolworks sells ski and snowboard wax and waxing tools such as scrapers, irons, vices and base repair tools. This is a link to their “Tips and Tricks” page, where you’ll find everything you need to know to maintain and wax your boards.
I’m on my second pair of Rudi Project Kerosene Sunglasses . I like them because they are light and stay put on my face, and it is VERY easy to change lenses. But more importantly, they have a great guarantee and they back it up with quick, friendly service.
The Association of Canadian Mountain Guides is Canada's only internationally recognized guide association. On their web site, at http://www.acmg.ca , you can find Mountain Condition Reports, written by trained and certified professional guides.
I checked Telemark Tips today, and there is endless foaming about the new “Holy Grail” binding that MAY be available in 2 more years, following on the previous 8 years of development. And by the way, it weighs more than 3 pounds.
The combination of stunning avalanche footage and beautiful music morph the raw, destructive power of an avalanche into nature’s performance art. Whether or not your are a skier, this is a must-see movie.
After spending several hours carrying an incapciated skier to the trailhead (a trailhead only five minutes away by skis), I decided it was time I carried the tools and parts to build an emergency rescue sled quickly and easily in the backcountry.
Skiing the Eiger. Check this out. Not really skiing, but definitely a thrill.
Last winter, I stumbled into a disaster scene in the backcountry. When I arrived, several skiers were gathered around a skier laying next to the trail. The only info we could get from the downed skier was: his name was Benny, he wasn’t cold, and he couldn’t walk. We were only 10 minutes from the trailhead, but it took 2 long, cold, miserable hours to get him out. Without a sled, we had to carry him.
Who owns the backcountry? Sometimes I wonder when I get a heavy dose of attitude from skiers I meet in the backcountry.