Gear

Ski Maintenance 202

This post is an oldie but a goodie. Originally published by WenOut Staff on 12/29/2011. Our low-snow start to winter has some of us tweaking our equipment more than normal. Improving the condition of our bas... Read More...

MicroSpikes-Studded Tires for Feet

by Andy Dappen It’s a transitional time of year. There’s not the usual snow pack for Nordic skiing, backcountry skiing, or snowshoeing, but enough ice on trails to make the slip-factor ripe for body slams. Kid... Read More...

The One Light

Photo: Two excellent lights (Icon left, NAO right), but only one true love.   The One Light: by Andy Dappen   If I had to live with just one headlight, the Petzl NAO would definitely be one ... Read More...

Canister Stove Tricks

I’ve taken several multi-day trips this spring and summer with a Jetboil Stove, which like many lightweight stoves runs off canisters filled with a blended isopro fuel, and each time I pack I'm faced with the n... Read More...

Quest to Become a Slacker

by Molly Steere Like all good sports, slacklining has endured its ‘bad boy’ phase and is now becoming a fully integrated and accepted sport. From its Camp Four birth to its present-day popularity on campuses a... Read More...