Another fast shoe

The Altai skis Hok, available this fall.  Comes in 125cm and 145 cm lengths, looks to have a nice early rise tip, minimal sidecut, and a waist around 120cm.  Metal edges, and an inset skin underfoot. I’m skeptical of the perma-skin, but everything else looks good.  Of course the golden question is how much do […]

Grizzlyman Adventure Race report

Would you change that woman’s flat tire? To begin, as Bill did, at the end: going as a team is harder, and going as a team is easier.  Harder because there is communication, differences in ability, and at least twice the internal doubt to coordinate.  Faster because if all of those are done fairly well […]

Framed (North Fork pack update)

Over the six months since I posted it my North Fork pack video has been quietly creeping along, steadily accumulating views, and quickly becoming my most viewed video that hasn’t been posted on Jill’s blog. It’s been on day and overnight trips aplenty this winter: skiing, snowshoeing, packrafting and combinations.  It carries very well.  But […]