Skills: Snow

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Is Your Outdoor Trip Plan Rescue-Worthy?

How to write a trip plan to keep you organized and possibly save your life if something goes wrong.

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Avoid these Alpine Touring Mistakes

Earning your turns in the high alpine is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. Before you head out make sure you avoid these mistakes.

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Basic Tips for Hiking in the Snow for Not-So-Basic-Babes

Get in touch with your lady dirtbag and enjoy winter this season with these winter hiking tips.

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How to Choose a Winter Mountaineering Pack

Don't be unprepared this winter. Select the proper pack for you winter wonderland!

In Search of Dawn Patrol

There's a special breed who live for dawn. While you're asleep we tip-toe out of bed. We yearn for the unspeakable hour. A 2am wakeup call means nothing. There's anticipation in the air when we [...]

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How to Build a DIY Outdoor Gear Room for $120

I never thought I'd be that person who had more than one sleeping bag, a backpack for any occasion, and 2 snowboard setups. But alas, it happened and hey, I'm pretty happy about it. However [...]

AIARE Level 1 Course Review

Zerrpppppp, click. Zerrrrpppp click. Zerrrrpppp click. My legs sound robotic as they slide across the skin track on their makeshift skis. The only thing that reminds me that I'm human is my heavy [...]

How to Snowshoe with a Dog

As I finally clear the boulders and begin to rip my spikes off Nina does a happy dance and starts rolling furiously across the patches of snow. She's happy to be outside enjoying the great white [...]

Tips for Snow Hiking and Snowshoeing

It's cold, well below freezing. You're a few miles in and the weather is starting to roll in quick. 40-50mph freezing winds whip down the steep face of the mountain your hiking next to. You lose [...]

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