The Rope Tow: A Humble Lift

The Rope Tow is the most humble lift of all. It’s literally the first ever ski lift used to pull people up hill.  You would think such history would make it cocky but no, rope tow don’t care. Rope Tow

The “Boat Tow” Ski Lift

Skiing has a long rich history of innovation for moving people up hill.  Early on, everything was made out of necessity and often out of spare parts. The first Rope Tow in Germany made by Robert Winterhalder back in 1908 was

Union Force Bindings: 80 Day Review

We do a lot of reviews on snowboard gear and other product to let you know how we thought it rode/functioned.  Today I’m giving you a review of 80+ days on Union Force bindings.  I’ve beaten these things from riding,

Class Action Lawsuit: Ski Free with Shell

Most of us are familiar with the Ski Free with Shell program. You go to participating Shell gas station, buy 10 gallons worth of fuel, and receive a voucher for buy one/get one free lift ticket, valid at partner resorts.  This

Hiking Mt. Elbert

My second trip to Colorado for the 15/16 season was nothing short of spectacular.  I was ecstatic that I was able to snowboard in June, I rode my first real back country after hiking Mt Elbert, and made some new friends.  It was