Tag Archives: skiing

DEEP: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow

As our governments at state and federal level continue to ignore the reality of climate change, and dismantle the limited actions we currently have in place to reduce emissions, this book seems rather timely for those of us who like … Continue reading

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low impact board and ski wax

Green Ice Wax was founded about a year ago. The company’s mission is to promote sustainability awareness through the sale of environmentally friendly ski and snowboard waxes. All of the performance waxes produced by the company do not contain harmful … Continue reading

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Swiss-based Mammut Sports Group makes high quality clothing, footwear, climbing gear, backpacks, headlamps and sleeping gear. While they have been seeking to become more sustainable in their operations in recent years, it is probably the realm of working conditions in … Continue reading

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Backcountry film festival

Showing in Melbourne, April 2011 The Winter Wildlands Alliance created the Backcountry Film Festival in 2005 to help grassroots and professional filmmakers to show audiences their love of the winter outdoors. Since then, the annual festival has been shown in … Continue reading

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Protect where you Play

Some news from the USA. Relevant for any outdoor types interested in protecting their playgrounds. The Surfrider Foundation, the leading name in beach and coastal protection, has teamed up with Protect Our Winters, the top non-profit from the world of … Continue reading

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Aarn Aotearoa

Aarn are a small company based in Christchurch, Aotearoa (NZ) who produce “body centered load carrying systems”, where all the load can be carried on the hips, and the shoulders can be weight free. These are sometimes called body packs. … Continue reading

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winter gear options

I have been finding it hard to get much up on this site of late, with work, other projects and winter getting in the way. Hopefully this will start to change in coming months. In the meantime, I thought the … Continue reading

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