In Quest For Powder, Head To The Backcountry

Call it a quest for powder or the joy of isolation. Maybe it’s a way to save a buck or escape the increasingly relentless noise at most big resorts. Whatever the reason, backcountry skiing continues to explode in popularity, as improved equipment has led to a new generation of skiers eager to earn their turns and be rewarded with an experience that brings the sport back to its roots.

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  • Schandelmeier: Take advantage of spring snow near the Denali Highway - Anchorage Daily News
    25-mile run and were finishing up at 3 p.m. They had found some powder at the head of a valley. ... two-time winner of the Yukon Quest ...
    04/28/2015 - 1:46 pm | View Link
  • Take advantage of spring snow near the Denali Highway - Anchorage Daily News
    25-mile run and were finishing up at 3 p.m. They had found some powder at the head of a valley. ... two-time winner of the Yukon Quest ...
    04/28/2015 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • The Kickstep Project: Chapter Three - Backcounty Magazine
    ... documenting Alaskan locals’ quest for powder in a dismal snow year. In the third chapter, The West Ridge, a group of five skiers head back...
    04/21/2015 - 12:16 pm | View Link
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  • A man who lost his leg at age 24 invented a new prosthetic knee so that he could keep skiing
    He sends me a spread from a magazine called Powder (“The Skier’s Magazine Since 1972 ... “I was like, ‘Man, I have to have two legs to do this’.” So began his quest for a second leg. Everyone told Brian that what he wanted didn’t exist.
    05/23/2015 - 8:36 am | View Link
  • Mike Was A Father, A Friend, An Addict
    I would head back to Dallas and my addict life. He would stay in Chicago in his. Addicts never really think about the lifestyles of other addicts. We count on them being the same. The quest for white powder to drive the masking of pain, guilt ...
    05/20/2015 - 1:26 am | View Link
  • The Top 50 Things You Never Knew About Fallout, Pt. 1
    The Powder Gangers, Big MT ... In Fallout 3 there is a little-known unmarked quest where you can steer the evolutionary course of two warring factions of ants. Head to Shalebridge north of Vault 87 and root around the fungus to find the nest and start ...
    05/18/2015 - 6:07 am | View Link
  • Added value: the rise of multifunctional 3D printing
    Much of the group’s research is based around advanced jetting technologies rather than the powder-based sintering techniques more ... is actually getting the material out of the jetting head. The water-like viscosity required to achieve this, explained ...
    05/13/2015 - 11:15 pm | View Link
  • The 7-Year Quest Behind The Honest Company's New Baby Formula
    In fact it's what fueled his seven-year quest to ... extensive. Formula must contain a careful balance of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, among other ingredients. So even though he was eager to turn the industry on its head overnight ...
    02/19/2015 - 10:32 am | View Link
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