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Take A Look Inside Arc’teryx’s Design Process

Nope, this video doesn’t contain any skiing. However, one of the biggest parts of our experience in the ski world are the brands we wear, but how much do you actually know about that $600 Gore-Tex jacket hanging in your closet, waiting to go get abused on the skintrack this season?

Take a look inside the nuts and bolts of how Arc’teryx creates your favorite pieces of apparel, from concept to finished product. 

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What You Should Do With Your Smartphone in the Backcountry
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What You Should Do With Your Smartphone in the Backcountry

What You Should Do With Your Smartphone in the Backcountry

Smartphones: we all use them, all the time. And yes, even in the backcountry (Instagram!). It'd be too simplistic and even unsafe to just tell people not to bring their phones at all when they head out of bounds, because while their signal does interfere with that of an avalanche beacon within a certain range, they become incredibly useful in the event of an emergency in order to communicate with the outside world. Safety Week: Beacon Fundamentals with Ortovox Johnny Bresette, guide and

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Jeremy Jones Launches Device That Turns Your iPhone into A Sat Phone
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Jeremy Jones Launches Device That Turns Your iPhone into A Sat Phone

Jeremy Jones Launches Device That Turns Your iPhone into A Sat Phone

Here’s a scenario. You and your friends are enjoying an epic pow day somewhere deep in the backcountry, and suddenly that cliff drop goes horribly wrong. With a severe injury, you need immediate medical attention, but that 911 call your buddy is placing just won’t go through. The problem? Your group wasn’t carrying a satellite phone, and there is no cell service. Let’s face it. Sat phones are incredibly expensive, heavy to pack, and oftentimes very unreliable. To combat that problem, Somewear

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What’s In Ian McIntosh’s First Aid Kit?
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What’s In Ian McIntosh’s First Aid Kit?

What’s In Ian McIntosh’s First Aid Kit?

A first aid kit is a must for anyone traveling in the backcountry, and while you might need a far smaller and more compact kit than you think you might – you can improvise larger items like splints and braces – there are some critical first aid items that everyone should carry. PLAN THE BEST BACKCOUNTRY TRIP OF YOUR LIFE: Welcome to TGR's Backcountry Travel Guide Here, Ian McIntosh shows what he carries in the basic first aid kit he has every day he's out in the mountains, whether he's