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Custom Alpine Trip

Mount Baker Easton Glacier

Mount Baker Coleman Deming

Mount Baker North Ridge

Shuksan Sulphide

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Custom Alpine Course

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Anchor Building

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Travel Techniques for Backcountry Skiers

Travel Techniques for Backcountry Skiers

Travel Techniques for Backcountry Skiers & Riders By: Phil Straub Backcountry skiing or riding is, in many ways, a team sport. Sure, you can go it alone out there, but most folks choose to venture into the mountains with partners. The reasons to ski with other...
Skinning Techniques for Backcountry Skiing

Skinning Techniques for Backcountry Skiing

Backcountry Skiing & Riding Skinning Techniques By: Phil Straub Skinning is the most efficient way to travel across wild snow in the backcountry. People have been putting skins on their planks for thousands of years. In the beginning they were made of actual seal...
Ski Crampons for Backcountry Skiing

Ski Crampons for Backcountry Skiing

Ski Crampons for Backcountry Skiing and Riding By: Phil Straub Ski crampons for backcountry skiing help backcountry skiers and riders gain purchase on firm snow when skins alone don’t quite cut it. These light, little tools can turn a tedious icy ascent into a...
Backcountry Skiing First Aid Kits

Backcountry Skiing First Aid Kits

First Aid Kits for Backcountry Touring By: Alyssa Young When we step into the backcountry we assume heightened responsibility for taking care of ourselves and our group. When things go sideways, we need to be able to systematically address the situation. Just as we...
Backcountry Skiing Repair Kits

Backcountry Skiing Repair Kits

Backcountry Skiing Repair Kits By: Zack McGill One of the most overlooked pieces of gear you should always carry in the backcountry is a repair kit. Why? Let’s layout a little scenario. You’re out for a long day tour in perfect pow conditions. So sweet. To get away...