Novemeber is an exciting time of year. It’s filled with movie premiers that taunt you into dreaming of deep mid- winter days, parties designed to coax Ullar out of his slumber, and events to reacquaint you with your winter … Continue reading
Posted in Tales from the Front Lines, The Build
Tagged Alta, Backcountry access, backcountry.com, Colter Hinchcliffe, Movie Premiers, Shaun Raskin, Teaton Gravity Research, TGR, Trew, UAC, USAW, Utah Avalanche Center, Weston D.
With temperatures dropping and snow dusting much of the mountains of the North American West we are all beginning to froth at the mouth for that first taste of winter. We are starving for those first turns, first splash of … Continue reading
Posted in Powder
Tagged 4FRNT, backcountry, Backcountry access, backcountry.com, darntough, face shots, Freeheel, Powder, Powder Skiing, Scarpa, Shaun Raskin, Skiing, Smith Optics, Telemark, Trew, Twenty Two Designs, Weston D.
After 6 great days of Skiing pillows, slashing pow, and touring our butts off we had reached our last day in our little piece of paradise. As seemed to be our luck, the skies were crystal clear and the Alpine … Continue reading
Posted in Tales from the Front Lines, The Sorcerer, Webisode
Tagged 22 Designs, 4FRNT, Black Diamond, British Columbia, Cw-x, Hestra, Scarpa, Selkirk range, Shaun Raskin, Smith, Sorcerer Lodge, Trew, Weston D.
Some time in November, when our hopes and aspirations for the season were billowing out from our heads onto paper, I had mentioned to Weston that there were two places that I would love to revisit with him. The First … Continue reading
Posted in Tales from the Front Lines, Webisode
Tagged Big mountain Skiing, Glaciers, Hut trip, Scarpa, Selkirk range, Shaun Raskin, Smith, Sorcerer Lodge, Telemark, Trew, Twenty Two Designs, Weston D.
Today we got quite the treat thanks to PC Powder Cats Guide, creator of backcountry.com, and now friend, Bob Merrill. We had met Bob last week while out with the PC Powder Cats and WidSix media. During the course of … Continue reading
Posted in Brraappp!, Tales from the Front Lines
Tagged Backcountry access, backcountry.com, Bob Merrill, Hestra gloves, Mtn Ranks, PC Powder Cats, Ross Downard Photography, Scarpa, Shaun Raskin, Smith Optics, Trew, Twenty Two Designs, Weston D.
Outdoor Retailer is one of the most fun times of the year. Not only do you get to play with, fondle and see a ton of new gear, but you also get to catch up with a bunch of people … Continue reading
Posted in Fresh Gear
Tagged 2012-2013 ski, 22 Designs, 22Designs Vice, back country access, BCA, Outdoor Retailer, Salt Lake City, Scarpa, Shaun Raskin, SLC, Trew, Trew gear, Weston D.
Yesterday we packed the truck, and once again headed towards the promise of something better… Jackson Hole With the little snow that Utah has dwindling away as high pressure system after high pressure system keeps our winter at bay, Weston … Continue reading
We have been sifting through this footage, knowing we had something special. It wasn’t until we put the finishing touches on things that our second episode came into full form. We hope you enjoy this one!!!
Posted in The Strike, Webisode
Tagged 4FRNT, Backcountry access, Backcountry skiing, backcountry.com, BlackDiamond, Colorado, Cw-x, Darn Tough, face shots, Freeheel, Hestra, Hut trip, Powder, Scarpa, Silverton, Ski Video, Smith Optics, Snowmobiles, Telemark, Treasure Mountain Hut, Trew, Twenty Two Designs, Weston D. Shaun Raskin
Maybe it was all the hype of another La Nina or maybe it was the way so many began to find burden in the onslaught of snow last season, but whatever the reason, mother nature and old man winter seem … Continue reading
Posted in Brraappp!, The Strike
Tagged 22 Designs, 4FRNT, Anamas fork, Black Diamond, Bonnie Bell Hut, Colorado, Hestra, Hut trip, Ouray, Scarpa, Shaun Raskin, Silverton, Skiing, Smith, Snowmobiles, Telemark, Treasure Mountain Hut, Trew, Weston D.
Saying that we have had a rough start to winter is like saying maybe the economy will turn around, we keep hoping for it, but all the forecasts are not quite as optimistic. In lieu of our lack of snow … Continue reading
Posted in Tales from the Front Lines
Tagged Backcountry access, backcountry.com, Black Diamond Equipment, Mtn Ranks, Nelson Dog, Shaun Raskin, Silverton, Snowmobile, The Life Unbound, Trew, Twenty Two Designs, Weston D.