Backcountry Skiing Tip

Backcountry Skiing Tip by Andy Dappen Backcountry skiers spend hundreds of dollars shaving ounces of weight from their skis, boots, and bindings ...and then they walk uphill, collect a lot of snow on the tops... Read More...

From Road to Dirt

From Road to Dirt – Making the Transition to Trail Running by Adam Vognild I was recently asked when I first started trail running. It made me pause and think back to what nudged me from pavement to dirt. ... Read More...

Healthy Homework

Healthy Homework by Andy Dappen “Why are you always up so late before a tour?” she asks me. “You need more sleep!”  I think my wife is out to get me because, if she really wanted me h... Read More...

Why Telemark?

by Andy Dappen Dynafit's Tourlite Tech randonnee binding--a 1.5 pound (per pair) wonder. Telemark skiing rose from the ashes of extinction in the mid-1970s for intelligent reasons. Lightweight ... Read More...