Gear Feature: ABS Avalanche Airbag Backpack

The Avalanche Airbag System, also known as ABS technology, is nothing new; the idea has been around since ABS testing began in 1985. However, a tragic avalanche this past Sunday, February 19th, near Stevens Pass Ski Resort has brought the ABS system to the forefront of recommended safety gear. A group of professional skiers and …

An On-Snow Walk Through the Outdoor Retailer Show 2012

I visited Solitude Ski Resort to check out the On-Snow day of the Outdoor Retailer Show. 70 manufacturers (out of nearly 1000) set up tents so retail shops and media could get a first-hand look at winter gear for 2013. Walk with me…… @pcskigal

Holiday Gift Guide for the Skier on Your List

  Photographs by Shannon Marie Quirk Ski Channel Models: Jatan Jade, Caitlin O’Connor & Alexis Castaneda Welcome to the official 2011 Ski Channel Holiday Gift Guide! We are proud to present an array of gift giving ideas for all you last minute shoppers. With a wide range of prices and styles, we are sure you …

SIA 2011 Women Market Intelligence Report Released

Women are excellent at shopping and spending money? You don’t say? Now there is proof!!! Thanks to the SnowSports Industries America (SIA) release of the 2011 Women’s Market Intelligence Report, which provides an in-depth look into women’s spending in the snow sports marketplace and showed that Women are responsible for more than 80% of all …

The Legendary Turkey Sale Returns to Whistler

 WHISTLER, BC – A pre-winter Whistler tradition, the Whistler Blackcomb  Turkey Sale  returns October 7-10, 2011. With over 20,000 square feet of ski  and snowboard gear for  sale at up to 70% off, the Turkey Sale marks  the  unofficial start to winter. Located in the Blackcomb Daylodge in the Upper    Village, there is no …

Mountain Ready Packs from Ortovox

SALT LAKE CITY, UT  - No matter what form adventure takes, Ortovox packs embody the spirit to identify and capture it. With four categories of packs to choose from-Alpine, Tour, Free Ride, and All Mountain-Ortovox packs cover the spectrum in backcountry and resort-based adventure. With an eye on craftsmanship, they are designed and built to …

Movement Skis FlySwatter is Selected by FREESKIER as Top Skis for 2011/2012

BOULDER, COLORADO – Movement Skis FlySwatter has been named to FREESKIER Magazine’s prestigious list of 2011-12 Editor’s Picks. The amazingly beautiful fat and agile skis, the FlySwatter from Movement Skis blends the face of freestyle with the soul of big-mountain skiing. Movement’s FlySwatters will will be celebrated along with other top skis for 2011-12 in the October …

Movement Skis gets 2012 Backcountry Magazine Editors Choice Award

BOULDER, COLORADO – Rising to the top of the ski industry’s largest and most unbiased test, the new Trust from Movement Skis was awarded a 2012 Editor’s Choice Award from Backcountry Magazine this week. The award also marks the third time in the last four years that a Movement Skis design has been honored with a …

Answer questions for Aspen/Snowmass and be Eligible for $100 Gift Card

Aspen/Snowmass is building a new website and they need your help. Go to their website now and answer some questions and you will can be eligible for a $100 American Express gift card! That’s $100 possible dollars towards new gear for the 2011/2012 season.  Give yourself about 60 minutes or so and then visit Aspen/Snowmass’s …

Bobby Brown Facebook Contest: Win his Winter X Games Jacket & JoyStick Poles

Alert! Perfect Winter X Games skiing powerhouse Bobby Brown just announced a Summer Facebook Picture Contest on his Facebook Fan Page with some amazing prices. All you have to do is post a picture of yourself in your own winter gear. The funniest or most unlikely photo, according to Bobby, will win his jacket he …

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