SIA has released their annual survey results and the numbers are what you would expect, if you know how to interpret them. Any way you slice it, the number of people skiing was down for the 11/12 season compared to the 10/11 season. Considering last season got off to a late start, and the [...]
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The Coquette Falls TH is the only way I’ll be accessing the north side from now on. It provides DIRECT access to the bottom of the Bolam Glacier with a straight line to the summit from there. The road isn’t that bad. Glenn proved a Subie can make it.
After only a dozen days use so far the DWR appears to still be doing its job. Those dozen days of touring confirm the breathability claims of venting better than Gore-Tex®, but I’m not sure if it is better than Schoeller®. It feels darn close.
The main reason I like the Verts so much is because they aren’t over insulated. That means there are many times when they aren’t the best glove for the job for either…