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The Dangers of a Wired Wilderness

Guess what? The grid is expanding and we predict in the next five years, you won't be able to unplug—even in the backcountry.

Brent Rose
Jun 17, 2014

The Best Backcountry Tools of 2013

It makes no difference to Mother Nature whether you’re a few hundred feet outside the resort boundary or deep in the backcountry. At a minimum, if you plan to ski any uncontrolled slope, you need four things: a buddy, a beacon (worn over your midlayer, not stuffed in your pack), a shovel, and a probe.

Jeff Burke
Oct 26, 2012