Archive for the 'Gear Review' Category

Famous Internet Gear Guide: La Sportiva Mega Lo5
October 21st, 2013 | By:  Jake | Comment

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You don’t need to look too hard these days to find ski gear that caters to the popular desire of finding turns both inside and outside the confines of lift-served terrain. The freeride movement has officially fully and completely exploded and every ski manufacturer, from the headiest indie brands ... ...Read more

Fat and Light Take Flight: Dynafit Huascaran
March 18th, 2013 | By:  Jake | 5 Comments

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Flashback. March of 2012. Vermont. In an otherwise rough season, February closes out with some dynamite powder skiing and leaves the snowpack at a downright decent level. Enter a week of record high temperatures and then cooler weather without significant precipitation. In three weeks the ... ...Read more

Famous Internet Gear Guide 2012-2013: Episode II
October 15th, 2012 | By:  Jake | 16 Comments

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After a week that featured our first schuss of the season (and second and third), we now continue our Famous Internet Gear Guide series! But before we do, I have to warn you that you will need to insert your own Star Wars-related punch lines. I want to, but I ... ...Read more

Famous Internet Gear Guide 2012-2013: Episode I
September 17th, 2012 | By:  Jake | 18 Comments

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September. It is amazing how much my opinion of this month has changed over the course of my life. For the first seventeen years I dreaded September and the inevitable return to my educational incarceration. Now I love September. Especially in VT. The endless stifling ... ...Read more

Taste the Tools: 2012-2013 Black Diamond Revert–Powder Sample
January 19th, 2012 | By:  Jake | 12 Comments

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As our first real pow producer of the season began it’s final approach into northern Vermont, I got my hands on a pair of Black Diamond Reverts, it's newest touring offering to us, the skiing public. The Revert is a 95mm waist, playful smear board. Designed to be ... ...Read more

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