Trail Head Blog

How To Lightweight Backpack

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Posted: April 16th, 2018

Ultralight backpacking isn’t just for the most hardcore thru-hikers. It can also be advantageous for weekend warriors or section hikers. To help with the planning process, The Trail Head is… More

Trail Head Boat Swap

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Posted: March 24th, 2018

With the rivers rising it’s that time again, time for The Trail Head’s annual Boat Swap. It will run the same as it always has, if you want to sell… More

Simple Backcountry Travel Protocol

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Posted: February 27th, 2018

Simple Backcountry Travel Protocol   Sledders, skiers and snowboarders who recreate on winter slopes steeper than 30 degrees should understand where and how avalanches happen. It’s a good idea to… More

It’s Gambler’s Sale Time

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Posted: February 7th, 2018

  If you have never been to one of our Gambler’s Sales there are a couple ways to save. The first is the Sure Bet or Jackpot, that price is… More

Fly Fishing Film Tour Returns

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Posted: January 16th, 2018

The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, The F3T is a one of a kind experience. Each year fishy folk of all ages gather in big cities and… More

There’s No Such Thing As Sidecountry

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Posted: December 10th, 2017

How many of us have ever ducked a rope at the local ski area looking for “freshies”? By ducking that rope you have now left the ski area and are… More

Banff Mountain Film Festival November 12th

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Posted: October 27th, 2017

As fall gives way to winter and the temperature drops it always seems to be a seasonal reminder, it’s time for Banff. Sunday (Nov. 12th) is this years screening at… More

14th Annual Women’s Night 10/27

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Posted: October 20th, 2017

Join The Trail Head Friday October 27th from 6-10pm for our 14th Annual Women’s Night.  Women’s Night is a fund raiser for The Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, an amazing organization… More

The Essentials for Backcountry Skiing – G3 & Scarpa

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Posted: September 18th, 2017

Transitioning from alpine skiing to the backcountry can be a rewarding but daunting endeavor. To help with the gear learning curve, The Trail Head is hosting an evening with SCARPA & G3 Genuine Guide Gear to… More

Employee Garage Sale Saturday 9/16

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Posted: September 5th, 2017

15 pairs of skis, 7 bikes, 2 snowboards, 5 tents 3 canoes, ? jackets, we need to purge! We work at the Trail Head because we love being outside and… More