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Rutschblock Test Demo

[ 0 ] February 24, 2012

With stability being an ongoing huge concern across the west, it’s key to have all beta gathering ammo in front of you. Here’s a handy demo from our friends at BCA on how to properly conduct a Rutschblock Test. Share this:

Ungrounded Chronicles Chapter 4: Life’s Finest Delicacies

Ungrounded Chronicles Chapter 4: Life’s Finest Delicacies

[ 0 ] February 22, 2012

The storm continues to hammer. With the hills outside of Jackson on effective lockdown and Considerable to High avalanche danger across much of the Rocky Mtn Region, it is starting to feel excessively dangerous just to leave the house. Don’t have all day to wait in a stifling line for the bunny-hill to open at [...]

Dave Yogg finds steep pow in the mystical kingdom.

Early February in the Tetons – A Photo Superpost

[ 4 ] February 13, 2012

With a near average base depth and signs of improving stability, February has seen us putting down the crack pipes and grudgingly tuning out the GOP primary fight to venture into the higher reaches of Grand Teton National Park. A new Ungrounded edit will be dropping shortly, but in the meantime, here is a big [...]

CO Snowboarder Saved by Airbag Pack

CO Snowboarder Saved by Airbag Pack

[ 0 ] January 30, 2012

Meesh Hytner, a Summit Cty, CO-based snowboarder, dropped into an edgy line not far from Keystone/A-basin, set off a huge avalanche, and was very thankfully unburied & unscathed – most likely because she was able to pull the ripcord on her Backcountry Access Float 30 airbag pack. In her own words on Facebook: The video [...]

SIA show entrance

SIA Trade Show – 2012 Gear We Are Psyched About

[ 0 ] January 28, 2012

We are currently at the SIA show in Denver. Instead of breaking bottles in an alley because we are tweaking at missing all the snow in the mountains this week, we thought we would instead be nice and share a preview of some of next season’s gear that we are particularly psyched about. Share this:

Amazing Avalanche Footy

Amazing Avalanche Footy

[ 0 ] April 28, 2011

This is a really powerful edit and just another reminder to be safe out there during this eternal winter. I do not own an airbag pack yet, but it is a certain addition for next season. Share this: