What It Takes: One Guide’s Story of Chasing Prerequisites for the AMGA Ski Exam

Words and photos by guide Matt Scrivner The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) “Mountain Guide Track” is easy enough to […]

Reviewed: Salomon Shift Binding

By Drew Daly, AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide Do you have a ski you want to use at the resort with your […]

Reviewed: Atomic Backland 95 Ski and Backland Tour Binding

  Chris Lundy To some extent, narrower skis are making a comeback in the world of ski touring. Part of […]

Reviewed: 2017/2018 Salomon S-Lab X-Alp Ski Boot

  Drew Daly, AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide Intro Last spring I was lucky enough to test this season’s Salomon S-Lab X-Alp ski […]

Ski Mountaineering: The Gear We Use — 2017

Ski mountaineering season is upon us, and with the epic winter we’ve had, lines are filled in and the spring […]

Lost Rivers Ski Safari

Justin was back for his annual ski pilgrimage to Idaho, and this season we decided to explore the remote east side […]

Photo Inspiration: Sawtooths in Winter

No trip report, no ski shots, no people. Just photos of the remote Sawtooths in their spring blanket of snow. […]

Trip Report: Custom Ski Mountaineering Course

What do you do when a group of skilled local skiers ask you to arrange a custom Ski Mountaineering Camp for […]

Ski mountaineering season is here! (And other news)

Our favorite time of year is upon us…the snowpack is getting deep, weak layers have healed, and conditions are conducive […]

Spring Powder & Ski Mountaineering

Just when many had given up on winter, April rolled in with some of the best powder skiing since December. […]