My wife and I walked out of our first avalanche awareness class terrified and immediately reflected on a trip we took the year before the Fowler Hillard hut, part of the 10th mountain division hut systems. We humbly share this story, so you know we don't always have things dialed. We also take full responsibility … Continue reading Safety Check Up – A Lucky Hut Trip!
So far this season, there have been eight deaths on the slopes in Colorado. Two were tramatic brain injuries, three have been cardiac or other natural deaths potentially complicated by attitude, and three were backcountry accidents. Historically, there are typically between 35 and 40 deaths per year. Before we get too far, our condolences to … Continue reading Safety Check Up – Protect Your Melon
The snowpack for Colorado has been incredible so far this season. With massive terrain openings, there has been more terrain to explore than my legs have been ready for. What was bare ground a year ago at this time, is a winter wonderland for all to enjoy. Many resorts are touting opening of the … Continue reading Choose the Path Less Traveled By, Explore the Trees
Welcome to the 2018 /19 ski season! The lifts are turning and just on time... Ullr Provides! By now, you may have heard that the traditional early bird ski areas of Arapahoe Basin and Loveland have been turning the bull wheels, including the newest chair Chet's Dream High-Speed Quad, for a couple weeks. In … Continue reading The Bullwheels are Turning, The Bullwheels are Turning!
This is a reprint of our submitted Letter to the Editor of the Denver Post. We’ve heard a lot about Amendment 74 recently. By now, we know the deceptive wording benefits Condemnation Attorneys and Oil and Gas firms seeking retribution for policy changes, like Proposition 112. The resulting lawsuits will cut funding from critical resources. … Continue reading Avalanche Warning for Aspects Exposed to Amendment 74!
Ode to Muir, the latest film from Teton Gravity Reseach, starting Jeremy Jones and two-time Olympian Elena Height as they venture through the John Muir Wilderness on a 9-day adventure of splitboarding, winter camping, and epic lines. We were lucky enough to be able to buy tickets to the sold-out World Premiere of the … Continue reading TGR’s latest film – Ode to Muir
We are excited to be supporting Senator Bennet and Representative Polis for their commitment towards protecting the nearly 100,000 acre landscape in Eagle and Summit Counties as part of the Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness, and Camp Hale Legacy Act. We encourage Senator Gartner to also support this project. We believe committing to this project is simply good business … Continue reading Camp Hale – Where America’s Passion for Skiing Began can be Preserved Forever!
Welcome back to the fourth edition of The Mountains are Calling, Get There Safely. Throughout this series, we have been talking about options to get to the mountains without driving, prepping the car with items to have on hand, and gaining skills to be confident on the road. If you are just now finding this series, … Continue reading The Mountains Are Calling, Get There Safely – Know Before You Go!
Welcome back to our third installment of The Mountains Are Calling, Get There Safely. In this article, we will talk about how to become more comfortable with driving through a raging blizzard in order to get to fresh tracks or, as you'll see soon, back from a great free concert. Even if you avoid the … Continue reading The Mountains Are Calling, Get There Safely – White Snow and White Knuckles Don’t Go Well Together!
Welcome back to our second installment of The Mountains are Calling, Get There Safe. If you missed our first installment The Mountains are Calling, Get There Safely – Alternatives to Driving, you might want to check that out for alternatives to getting behind the wheel. In this session, we will start to address the preparation items … Continue reading The Mountains Are Calling, Get There Safely – Winter Car Kit