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Nov 13 2016

Scarpa Maestrale RS 2.0 Review – Summit Daily News

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I have a lot of issues with my feet. I use Active Foot Orthotics thank you Dr. Chanin so the review isn’t for a stock version of the boots. With my metatarsalgia and neuroma I don’t have a choice. The Active Foot liners make the pain disappear. That being said the rest of the boot is […]

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Nov 13 2016

Rab Muztag E-Vent Jacket Review Summit Daily News

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Another recent review. This is my go to jacket for backpacking. The weight is low and the E-Vent fabric keeps me dry and warm on all the windy days. Here’s a snippet of the review: At the end of this past winter season I got my hands on the Rab Muztag jacket, and from spring […]

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Nov 13 2016

BCA Link Radio Review for Summit Daily

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Stumbled across this article this morning. Somehow it slid though the cracks and I didn’t share it. One thing I’d like to add to this article is the recent research that was published at ISSW this year. ISSW2016 WHITE PAPER: UTILIZING COMMON RADIO CHANNELS IN HIGH-USE AVALANCHE TERRAIN BCA was a sponsor of the study. […]

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Sep 09 2016

Summit Daily Column #4: Learn to read Mother Nature’s many faces in the High Country 9/9/2016

The most recent column came out in the paper today. Here’s a snippet and you can follow the link to the rest of it. Summit Daily Column #4 Autumn   The nights are getting cooler and the first snows have fallen. There is a change in the air — the county smells differently than just […]

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Aug 21 2016

Summit Daily News – High Gear: ‘A quiver of one’ with the Big Agnes String Ridge 2 tent – 9/18/2016

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Another fun gear review for the Summit Daily News. This tent is a quiver of one. I’ve been using the Big Agnes String Ridge 2 tent now for three years and it has stood up to the test. I believe the Steamboat Springs manufacturer categorizes it as a three-and-a-half season tent — the Shield 2 […]

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Aug 18 2016

High Gear: Lowe Alpine Diran 65 mountaineering pack review

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The first of many gear reviews for Summit Daily News Here’s the link to the full review

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Aug 15 2016

Summit Daily Column #3: Learn to read Mother Nature’s many faces in the High Country 8/12/2016

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Had another column published in the Summit Daily News Here’s the link to the whole article Everybody loves to complain about the weather — the one thing you certainly can’t control. Perhaps this says something about our world: People feel out of control. In the wilderness, success usually involves having luck with the weather, and […]

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Jul 29 2016

Summit Daily News Column #2 7/17/16 – Damn It’s Summer

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Here’s my second column for Summit Daily News http://www.summitdaily.com/news/22953021-113/route-finder-a-ski-bums-guide-to-summer I have to admit that it has finally happened: summer has arrived. The ski outings lately have been more about the approach than the skiing — I’ve always been in shoes. The water levels in the rivers have maxed out, barring a giant rainstorm. The Indian […]

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Jun 10 2016

Summit Daily News Column #1 6/10/16 – Failure and Persistence

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I recently signed on as a columnist for the Summit Daily News. I’ll be writing monthly for print the second Friday of the month. It may be Summit County or it may not be, but it will focus on the moments that move me during the adventures I live for. Link Below for the Whole […]

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