Tag Archive for Skiing

Kombi Outland glove review

Kombi Outland glove keeping fingers warm on the ski lift.

Kombi always reminds me of an old ad that appeared in ski magazines during my high school years in the 90′s. The image was from the viewpoint of someone riding a chairlift looking down at a lone glove laying in…

Backcountry skiing Lake Desolation

Skinning Across Lake Desolation. Skier: Eric Ghanem

Lake Desolation is surrounded by quality backcountry skiing, from south-facing open glades, to tree skiing on north and east aspects. The area draws all kinds of backcountry types – from weathered telemarkers out for a long tour, to modern twin-tippers…

Salomon BBR Skis review

Salomon BBR skis lined up at the demo tent in Park City Mountain Resort's plaza.

The new Salomon BBR ski has gotten a lot of hype lately, thanks to its promise to be the ski that can do everything. From groomers to hardpack, powder and ice, the BBR’s V-shaped design should handle it all, while…