All posts by Marc Guido

Mt. Bachelor: A Pacific Northwest Behemoth

Bend, OR – With over 3,000 skiable acres, 10 chairlifts (seven of which are high-speed detachable quads) and a vertical drop of 3,365 feet that follows all 360 degrees of a volcanic cone, Oregon’s Mount Bachelor is one of America’s largest ski resorts. By all rights it should be a world-class ski and snowboard destination, … Continue reading Mt. Bachelor: A Pacific Northwest Behemoth

Shake the Chill with Columbia’s New Electrically Heated Ski Jacket

Salt Lake City, UT – I’ll readily admit that there’s something amiss, something nearly wrong, about paying more for a ski jacket than a new pair of skis. But if you’re the type of person who’s perpetually cold, the ability to stay warm on the chilliest of days is nearly priceless. We had a chance … Continue reading Shake the Chill with Columbia’s New Electrically Heated Ski Jacket

Salomon and Atomic Enter Alpine Touring Ski Binding Market

Ogden, UT – With more and more skiers venturing into the backcountry alpine touring (AT), or randonée, is the fastest growing ski equipment market segment. To a large degree, however, hard charging alpine skiers have had to sacrifice an element of solid downhill performance in favor of uphill capability if they want to skin to … Continue reading Salomon and Atomic Enter Alpine Touring Ski Binding Market