Monthly Archive: July 2010

Jul 31 2010

Outdoor Retailer Show – Summer 2010

Looks like it’s that time of year again, when the outdoor industry gets together to show their wares, party, and get psyched for the coming season of snow and selling goods. I’ll be making the trek again, but in scaled back form, just moi representing the EarnYourTurns perspective. It IS the summer show, so the …

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Jul 22 2010

Under Appreciated Moves

The common view of why telemarking is stupid.

As our economy has contracted, I’ve begun to eliminate all the extra stuff that I had unconsciously been holding onto in the delusional belief that more stuff was evidence of prosperity or some other such rot. When I realized I’d spent over eight-thousand dollars to store a bunch of stuff that could’ve been replaced for …

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Jul 18 2010

Tribute to Paul Ramer

Paul Ramer

© 2000 While there are many people who have contributed to the growth of ski mountaineering in America, few were more instrumental than Paul Ramer. It was his vision, more than any other single man’s which accurately defined, perhaps prophesied, the current landscape of the sport. Some of you reading this became aware of backcountry …

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