Tag: splitboarding

TREW Trewth Bib review

Despite the recent warm conditions, winter is definitely not over in the Wasatch Mountains. With spring comes bluebird skies, corn snow, and of course the occasional powder day. With so much variation in mountain conditions, we could all use a…

Backcountry Basecamp coming to Alta

Backcountry Magazine is coming to Alta Ski Area on March 11-12 for their Backcountry Basecamp tour. The Backcountry Basecamp is an excellent way to see what’s new with the backcountry skiing and splitboarding scene. Backcountry Magazine staff set up a…

A backcountry skiing search for pow on Millvue Peak

After a massive snowstorm that dumped 5 feet of powder in the Wasatch on Christmas week of 2015, hordes of backcountry skiers tracked everything out that was low angle and safe. (High avalanche danger kept the smart ones off open…

Backcountry skiing at Idaho’s Coyote Yurt

Backcountry skiing from yurts is among my favorite things to do in the winter months. And my favorite place to go isn’t in Utah, but in Idaho at one of the Sun Valley Trekking yurts in the Sawtooth National Forest.…

Wasatch Backcountry Alliance seeks trailhead volunteers

The Wasatch backcountry is being set up for some massive changes. From One Wasatch to the Mountain Accord, the terrain we tour in will either be protected, sucked into resort expansion, or both. The Wasatch Backcountry Alliance needs our help…

Wasatch Splitfest 2015 kicks off at Brewvies

The end of February and beginning of March will belong to splitboarders in the Wasatch. The 2015 edition of Wasatch Splitfest goes down February 26 to March 1 and it will be full of raffles, backcountry snowboard movies, gear demos,…

Learn Backcountry 101 at Brighton

Ready to leave the resort boundaries and explore untracked slopes in Utah’s backcountry? Well you better get educated about avalanches first. One way to get started is by attending the Backcountry 101 course at Brighton. This course is geared toward…

Backcountry Skiing Whitewater, British Columbia

One of the greatest joys of being a skier is the ability to explore mountain ranges you’ve never been to before. Sometimes the only way to rediscover your home range is to branch out and get lost in a new,…

The Powder Pilgrimage ski film review

Ski and snowboard movies are pretty slick these days. High production quality, helicopter footage, and the best skiers in the world shredding big lines is standard fare. So it’s refreshing to see a movie that’s just about two guys loading…