Archive for the ‘Alpine Touring’ Category

Is A Good Deal Worth Someone’s Life?

Posted: January 30th, 2013

Certain Costco stores around the country are selling Lifeline metal shovels, these are aluminum break-down shovels that look an awful lot like avalanche shovels…but they’re not. Some avalanche instructors have… More

Rocky Mountaineers Present Skip Horner

Posted: January 3rd, 2013

It’s time again for the Rocky Mountaineers monthly meeting and this month they have adventurer Skip Horner coming down to give a presentation called; Great Climbs in the Great Ranges:… More

Who is Teaching Your Avalanche Class

Posted: December 26th, 2012

  Just this morning I got an email from the West Central Montana Avalanche Center and After a quick follow up phone call I thought it was useful enough information… More

Avalanche Awareness Presentation With Steve Karkanen

Posted: December 3rd, 2012

Do you know what to look for in the backcountry to keep you safe in the winter? Do you spend time up high, playing in the snow? The Rocky Mountaineers… More

DPS Wailer 112 RP

Posted: November 16th, 2012

Skis sure look different these days, one look at our ski wall will solidify that statement. I remember a decade or more ago the ski publications were lamenting the death… More

2012-2013 Scarpa Maestrale RS

Posted: October 17th, 2012

With snow predicted in the high country this weekend and a few out of state resorts already open it’s time to roll out some new arrivals here at the Trail… More

Pray For Snow Party This Friday

Posted: October 1st, 2012

Pray for Snow  (formerly known as Burning Dog) a fundraiser for missoulaavalanche.org is the biggest party for skiers every fall.  100% of the profits are used to further the goals… More

Hey Bro I got these boots online, can you mold them for me.

Posted: February 22nd, 2012

Hey Bro I got these boots online, can you mold them for me. Spring is the time of year we see the most product come into the store that was… More

Quiver Killers

Posted: February 2nd, 2012

Ever wish you had more flexibility in your ski set-up? Or ski your favorite skis for both AT and Tele? Now you can thanks to a company called Quiver Killers. Once… More

Black Diamond Zealots

Posted: January 19th, 2012

Black Diamond has slightly re-tooled the Zealots for this year, it has the same stiff flex, minimal sidecut, and 110mm waist (135-110-123 in the 182cm) as the previous model, but… More