Nutrition for an Alaska Ski Mountaineering 1 Day Push

By Rob Shaul One of my sponsored athletes, Jessica Baker, is planning for a May ski mountaineering attempt of University Peak in Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias Range. Jessica is sponsored by Outdoor Research and Dynastar, among others, and is an Exum Guide, backcountry ski guide and ski instructor trainer at the Jackson Hole Mountain resort, Alaska […]

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Pinch Grip Correlation Investigation

By Jordan Smothermon   We’ve begun investigating the relationship between strength and strength endurance required for different types of holds in climbing. Our question was simple: does the strength endurance for one type of hold correlate to another type of hold? In our first investigation of a small sample size, we looked at whether or […]

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Freeski Women Dominate at Telluride

Kaki Orr and Morgan McGlashon took the top two spots on the podium at the Subaru Freeride Series in Telluride, Colorado on Sunday. With fresh snow and a field of strong skiers, conditions were ideal for a great competition. Orr, who is new to the freeski competition scene, took first place by skiing one of […]

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