The Year of Gear
As the snow turns to slush and the goggle tans emerge, it's easy to start feeling nostalgic when the season starts to change. Looking back over this season we are reminded of some epic powder days, and the gear that carried us through them. The 21/22 skis and gear have been some of the most innovative we’ve seen yet. From enhanced stability and edge hold to new shapes and rocker, we have been stoked on these skis, all year . As an homage to all things great this season, we are offering 20% off all 2021-2022 skis, hard goods and soft goods so come on in to get them in time for the last dumps of the year. Check out some of our personal favorite and best selling sale items before they are gone!
The hype is real on these. As the ski that is largely responsible for getting K2 back on the map as a performance leader, these hard chargers are extremely stable underfoot thanks to K2’s Ti Y-Beam. The all terrain rocker provides versatility for all conditions with a low rise tail for added control when the snow gets sketchy. Check them out here!
As one of the most popular skis on the mountain, Head Kore’s never miss. With a lightweight construction that doesn’t sacrifice performance, these are perfect for hard charging freeriders or anyone who enjoys an all mountain ripper. Check them out here
Check out Logan's take on some of the sleekest and most popular skis on the market.
Looking for a ski that can do it all? Made for both inbounds, and out of bounds skiing, this all mountain ski is 106 underfoot enabling a quick edge to edge while still floating in the deeps. They are light enough for a day of hiking while also sturdy enough to handle an edge even in steep and variable terrain. Find them here!
Not sure which skis are best suited for you? Check out Riley and Logan’s Advice on How to Approach Buying Skis. Still have questions? Stop by the shop and one of our experts will help you out but you might have to endure some pretty bad dad jokes while you’re at it.
The ski season may be coming to an end but backcountry and mountaineering are just starting to heat up. We have some essential gear on sale just in time for the season to pick up.
BCS Snow Study Kit
When venturing into the backcountry it's important to be as prepared as possible. Understanding the snow and how it changes can make all the difference when it comes to decision making. Many avalanche courses require students to have their own kits to be able to watch the snow as it changes throughout the day. This kit includes a slope meter, Polycarbonate Crystal Card, Analog Thermometer, 15x magnifying loupe as well as an ECT chord. Get yours here
Whether you are just getting into the backcountry or a seasoned pro, the Marker Kingpin Bindings are our go to's. With a 13 din strong enough for hard chargers, the easy transition from ski to walk mode with adjustable positioning blocks to make stepping in easier and a great choice for anyone in the backcountry. Check them out here.
Fluffy's and Puffy's
Only in Colorado can you wear shorts in the morning and have it snowing by lunch which is why layering is essential for all seasons. Whether you're hitting the skin track early in the morning or enjoying apres by the campfire after a long day's hike, these layers are versatile and are easy to stash in a bag once the temps get too warm.
Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket
These jackets are made for Colorado. This lightweight insulated jacket is the perfect layering tool for all seasons. It is wind proof and water resistant to hold up as your only layer and is highly compressible up to stash away once it heats up. As a bonus, the lining is made of 100% recycled polyester shell and lining and is fair trade certified as well. Shop Here
North Face Y'95 Retro Denali Jacket
As the weather changes quickly make sure your little ones are ready for any adventure. Made of recycled fleece, this jacket pays homage to one of the most popular North Face Jacket's to come through the pipeline with the 1995 Denali silhouette. Upgraded with more durability and warmth, this is a great option for layering. Find them here