CleanSnipe is now GearMarket

For the past several years I have contributed to CleanSnipe as a staff writer through its blog known as The Deal. CleanSnipe offers trip reports and stories on backcountry skiing, surfing, rock climbing-essentially anything related to having fun in the outdoors. However, CleanSnipe is no more. Say hello to GearMarket. The change has been long overdue as… Continue reading CleanSnipe is now GearMarket

Esquí alrededor del mundo

A fun piece about skiing the seven continents with CanalFreeski. FOTOS: Brennan Lagasse Esquiar y viajar. Viajar y esquiar. Probablemente dos de los verbos que transmiten dos de las acciones que más nos gusten. Y probablemente dos de los verbos que mejor combinan entre sí… El autor nos cuenta cómo es el esquí alrededor del… Continue reading Esquí alrededor del mundo

Black Diamond Backcountry Ski & Safety Equipment Gear Review

POV of an First Descent, Svalbard, Norway

Black Diamond Equipment (BD) makes just about every piece of ski gear you need to get into the backcountry, and get home safely. As the Tahoe area BD Ski Ambassador, three of my favorite pieces of BD gear that I use and trust are the Carbon Megawatt Skis, Anarchist Avalung Pack, and the Whippet pole.… Continue reading Black Diamond Backcountry Ski & Safety Equipment Gear Review

Keep Calm. Shovel On. By Devon O’Neil

PNH Tour Camp, Chugach Mountains, AK, March 2013

Writer Devon O’Neil captures a piece of the 2013 PNH Tour Camp season. We picked up more than 20 feet of new snow over the course of our 2013 season. Our man Wes-Slay Stomp-Son had endured the “Cordova Snowpocalypse” of 2012, and in a community centric offering, the municipality of Cordova adopted the “Keep Calm, Shovel… Continue reading Keep Calm. Shovel On. By Devon O’Neil