Patagonia’s SnowDrifter 30l Pack

As my previous pack continued to wear and fray itself away, I knew that it was only a matter of time before it would be laid to rest. Me being a creature of habit, I wasn't overly thrilled about it. I took...

Discovering Hakuba

Words by Leon Butler Japan is a a tale of two stories when it comes to the backcountry.  Its a country with some of the most forgiving and generous people I have come across, they can never do enough to...

Higher Latitude – Episode 2

In episode 2 of Higher Latitude, the sun has returned to the arctic in Northern Norway and the longer days allow for bigger objectives in cold snow. If you don't already have the desire to go to Northern...

Spark R&D Zip Strips

Wondering about Spark R&D's Zip Strips, check out this video from Dan at Spark R&D. This video tutorial will explain how to properly install Spark R&D Zip Strips. Designed to increase glide on...