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...

Snowshoeing: Getting Started

Technique: It’s true that if you can walk, you can snowshoe. You just have to widen your step. The first couple of steps feel awkward, but your body quickly adjusts to the width of the snowshoes. Walking back... Read More...

Busting Crust on Saddle Rock

Busting Crust on Saddle Rock by Andy Dappen Tom Janisch showing off the crust layer. Saturday afternoon while driving home from a morning of downhill skiing at Mission Ridge, the glazed snows coati... Read More...

Washington Pass Ski Tours

Washington Pass Ski Tours Over the Memorial Day Weekend, Tom Janisch took out two different backcountry ski tours in the Washington Pass area for the benefit of those who attended our backcountry skiin... Read More...