Tag Archive for Skiing

Salomon Rocker 2 ski review

Salomon Rocker 2 powder skis with twin tip rocker

There is a ski model out there who’s name is being whispered in the halls of skidom. They are long-awaited boards that promise to bring powder-floaty-happiness to face shot seekers the world over. It is the sequel to the legendary…

Backcountry skiing Lambs Canyon

Skiing down from the ridge between Lambs Canyon and Mill Creek Canyon.

Sometimes backcountry skiers have to get away from the crowds, even outside the ski resorts. Head up a skin track in Little Cottonwood Canyon on a sunny Saturday, and you’ll discover why the Wasatch has earned the moniker, “Wasangeles.” Luckily,…

Backcountry skiing South Monitor

The Monitors can get tracked up fast due to popularity and easy access.

Park City Ridge separates Big Cottonwood Canyon from its namesake town and the Canyons Resort, and is like a backcountry ski resort in its own right. The ridge runs from east to west for over six miles from Brighton to…

Brunton ADC Pro review

Big digital displays mean data is easy to read at a glance with the Brunton ADC PRO

You’ve planned your weekend backcountry getaway, now the only question is the weather. Most adventurers could qualify as junior meteorologists; constantly pouring over weather reports and charts to ensure their well crafted trip won’t be spoiled by Mother Nature’s harsher…

Black Diamond Drift skis review

Rockered, early-rise tips of the Black Diamond Drift skis.

The Black Diamond Drift is the fattest ski in their Efficient Series of backcountry specific boards. At 100mm underfoot and only weighing 7 lbs 10 oz, this ski is specifically meant to be a backcountry powder magnet. I’ve skied on…