Tech Tips Archives

Apr 13, 2017

Backcountry Run Lists

Preparing for Travel in Avalanche Terrain One of the most commonly overlooked aspects of decision making in avalanche terrain is pre-trip preparation. Most backcountry skiers and snowboarders do a pretty good job of looking over the avalanche report in the AM, and are generally familiar with the hazard rating for the day. However, the point […]

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Apr 13, 2017

Pre-Rigging for Glacier Travel

Glacier Travel This last weekend I had the good fortune to summit Mt. Rainier with my wife, Jenni via the Winthrop Glacier – Emmons route. During our descent, I noticed another rope team that had decided to pre-rig chest harnesses so that they would remain upright in the event of a crevasse fall. This made […]

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