Faces of Dav #4

22 Nov 14
Faces of Dav #4
With the intention of finding new terrain to ski, Chris heads north of the Arctic Circle to the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway with Ingrid Backstrom, James Heim, Michelle Parker and long time friend and photographer Christian Pondella. The fjords of Svalbard are best accessed by boat, however shortly after departing from port in the 67’ foot Arctica II, the crew is hit with a massive storm swell.

It Has Begun: Skimo Training at A-Basin

21 Nov 14
It Has Begun: Skimo Training at A-Basin
The pain never goes away, it just lurks in the fore- and backgrounds, depending on the season and one's fitness. Wednesday morning it was in the foreground: first skimo training of the winter.

Are You Cold Yet?  Let Big Agnes Keep You Warm.

Are You Cold Yet?  Let Big Agnes Keep You Warm.
After years of crafting sleeping bags with award winning design and spending many chilly nights huddled around the campfire, it came to us: we should have a line of jackets to keep us warm while we’re playing in colder temps outside our tents. After all, we live and work in the Colorado mountains.

Eat, Sleep, Play in Mont Tremblant, Quebec

20 Nov 14
Eat, Sleep, Play in Mont Tremblant, Quebec
Our associate publisher won a Ski Canada trip to this suave resort. Here’s what she learned there.

Friday: Legendary Alpinist Blanchard to Read in Denver

19 Nov 14
Friday: Legendary Alpinist Blanchard to Read in Denver
Author Barry Blanchard is reading Friday night, in Denver, at the Patagonia store. A Canadian alpinist and IFMGA guide, Blanchard, will read from his book, "The Calling: a Life Rocked by Mountains," at 7 p.m.

We Want You to Crown the Top Colorado Mountain Athlete

19 Nov 14
We Want You to Crown the Top Colorado Mountain Athlete
Who are Colorado’s Best Mountain Athletes? We want you to answer that question. We narrowed the choices down to the three best male and three best athletes by discipline in the state. You vote to determine the winners. We will feature the top vote getters (overall, man and woman) in the January-Febraury 2015 issue of Elevation Outdoors magazine and vote again out of that group for Colorado’s Best Mountain Athlete.

Polartec Alpha, Marmot, and Skiing with Exum Mountain Guides

19 Nov 14
Polartec Alpha, Marmot, and Skiing with Exum Mountain Guides
The list of Marmot product-innovation firsts in apparel include the development of 2.5 layer waterproof-breathable fabrics; seam taped waterproof / breathable softshells; body-mapped zonal constructions; bi-component wicking materials; and fully baffled down parkas.
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