Posts tagged "berner oberland"
Back from the Dream Circuit!

Back from the Dream Circuit!

Berner Oberland Goodness I’m back in Chamonix after an excellent stretch of about 16 days of some of the most well known multi-day ski tours in France, Italy and Switzerland with Leavenworth, Washington’s Northwest Mountain School. Having just completed a week long Haute Route (Chamonix to Zermatt), a week long tour in the Ortler Range...

Off to the Alps

Bags are packed and weighed for my Spring season in the Alps! I’m psyched on some last minute gear additions from Outdoor Research including the new Helium Jacket and the Ferrosi Hoody, I’m confident that their uber-lightweight gear won’t put me over the 50lb baggage weight limit. I can’t wait to melt faces with that...

Ski Mountaineering: What to Carry?

While packing this morning for a day ski touring, it occurred to me that I hadn’t yet done a proper online pack explosion. Given that the spring ski mountaineering season is right around the corner, I thought I would share my gear system with you for longer ski tours. The system described below is by...