The Hestra Ergo Grip Active Wool Terry Glove

The Hestra Ergo Grip Wool Terry Gloves Review.  We’re all looking for that perfect glove for ski touring and in the case of the Hestra Ergo Grip Active Wool Terry, I may have found it. Cool enough on the skin track, warm on transitions and dextrous enough for rope work. How do these thin ski gloves known for their contrasting color index finger patch fair … Continue reading The Hestra Ergo Grip Active Wool Terry Glove

ThirtyTwo TM-2 Jones Boot Review

A Guide’s Review of the ThirtyTwo TM-2 Jones Boot Not everyone needs a super stiff and gnarly splitboard boot.  Enter the ThirtyTwo TM-2 Jones boot. With a medium stiff flex, two lacing options and a walk mode that disappears when riding,  the ThirtyTwo TM-2 Jones is an excellent snowboard boot, never mind just a splitboard boot. If they’re good enough for Jeremy they’ve got to … Continue reading ThirtyTwo TM-2 Jones Boot Review

The Art of Shralpinism. Lessons from the Mountains: A Review

The More You Know: A review of the Art of Shralpinism. Lessons from the Mountains From racing gates, riding massive heli-board lines to popularizing and making Splitboarding more accessible, snowboarding has a lot to thank Jeremy Jones for.  With The Art of Shralpinism. Lessons from the Mountains we get a personal insight into Jeremy’s journey to becoming the Shralpinist we all love. The book is … Continue reading The Art of Shralpinism. Lessons from the Mountains: A Review

Lé Bent Premecau Jacket Review

The Lé Bent Premecau: to hood or not, that is the question Lé Bent is a relatively unknown country in Canada so when the opportunity to check out the Premecau Wool Insulated Hybrid jacket and Wool Insulated Hooded Jacket came along we jumped on it. They blend street fashion with mountain proven materials into warm but slightly heavy mid layers.    Overview Shell Material: 97% Recycled … Continue reading Lé Bent Premecau Jacket Review

Pomoca Free Pro 2.0 Splitboard Skins

Grippy in Pink. A Guide’s Review of the Pomoca Free Pro 2.0 Splitboard Skins  When legendary ski skin maker Pomoca  jumped into the splitboard game, I knew I had to try them out. I took the Pomoca Free Pro 2.0 Splitboard Skins on a two week mission to Japan followed by a bunch of storm riding in the Blackcomb backcountry to see how they held … Continue reading Pomoca Free Pro 2.0 Splitboard Skins

Rocky Talkie Review

Rugged Communications. A Rocky Talkie Review.  In the backcountry it’s always important to be able to communicate. Whether finding the right line in the trees, letting your partner know you are ready to take their photo on a jump or just staying in contact while riding the resort in bad weather. The Rocky Talkie has proven itself to be a reliable and rugged communication device … Continue reading Rocky Talkie Review

Superfeet Winter Comfort Insoles Review

Superfeet Winter Comfort Insoles: A Guide’s Review If there is one thing ski boot companies ignore more than good liners, it’s insoles. Superfeet Winter Comfort insoles are here to keep your toes warm, your arches supported, and your heel nicely cradled. Happy feet make for happy skiers. Penguin not included.  Overview Material: EVOlyte and Aerolyte Weight: 55 grams Size Tested: E  Country of Origin: China  … Continue reading Superfeet Winter Comfort Insoles Review

Review: Arcteryx Rho Hybrid Crew

Arcteryx Rho Hybrid Crew Review Arcteryx swings for the fences with the Arcteryx Rho Hybrid Crew by combining their proprietary Phasic™ AR II material with merino wool panels to create a base layer that keeps you warm, doesn’t stretch out, and tames the funk of multi-day adventures. Read on to see if they knocked it out of the park or hit a foul ball.  Overview … Continue reading Review: Arcteryx Rho Hybrid Crew

Review: Anon MFI Facemasks

A Review of the Anon MFI Tech Balaclava +  MFI Facemask Magnets are amazing. They hold your pockets closed without snaps, keep your iPhone attached to your wireless charger, and can even propel trains. The Anon MFI Tech balaclava seamlessly attaches your facemask to the bottom of your goggles with the power of magnets. Tucking in your buff is now a thing of the past.  … Continue reading Review: Anon MFI Facemasks

Review: Nitecore UT27

A Guide’s Review of the Nitecore UT27 + NB10000 The Nitecore UT27 is a dual-beam headlamp designed for trail runners but there is no need for it to be pigeonholed as a running headlamp. It’s a lightweight headlamp with the power to be a reliable basecamp headlamp, trekking light, and emergency light for dark starts and full-value ski touring days. Add in its lightweight and … Continue reading Review: Nitecore UT27