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The Journal: Backcountry + Avalanche Education

Feeling Badass at Icefall Lodge, with TREW Athlete Emma Giebler

By Jess Joyner on

  TREW Athlete Emma Giebler set out for an eight-day ski trip outside of Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies this spring for a hut-to-hut traverse through Icefall BC. Fueled by spaghetti and ABBA tunes,...

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Spring Tour Planning for Better Snow & More Fun

By Jess Joyner on

Our faithful mountain guide himself, Shane Robinson.  Volcano season is here in the PNW and epic spring skiing conditions and long days outside on your board(s) await! We asked TREW Athlete Shane Robinson, who is...

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The Art of the Walk: Tips for Ski Touring

By Katherine Donnelly on

Walking uphill is hard, there's no way around it. And while there's no way to magically get you up to the top without some level of physical exertion on your part, there are proven ways to...

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Hut Ski Trip Nutrition

By Gnarly Nutrion on

Image: Iz La Motte / @izmottephoto If you’re planning a ski-in hut trip, there are nutrition considerations you want to keep in mind to help you stay well nourished, hydrated, and able to maintain food...

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Training for Snow Sports

By Gnarly Nutrion on

 Image: @shannonmahre / @mahremedia Winter is just around the corner. Your set-up is tuned and ready to go. During “pre-season,” you work to BUILD your power and strength to prepare for your sport. As “in-season”...

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VIDEO: Learning in the Backcountry with Verascapes

By Katherine Donnelly on

At TREW, we're all about searching for those rad individuals who are shaking things up, doing cool things, and sharing positive experiences with the world. ENTER: Verascapes and Brenda Hollon. Verascapes' mission is to uplift...

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Trewth Tip: How to Get Up in Deep Snow

By Michael Hibbs on

"The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don't know." - Albert Einstein This is a phrase that Marty Schaffer uses to describe his experiences in the backcountry. Crazy to think about, considering he grew...

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Decision Making in the Backcountry: Biases

By Chris Pew on

 This is a guest post from Nic Hall from Bend, OR. A passionate outdoorsmen, backcountry skier, and medical professional. Nic is currently a faculty member at the School of Medicine OHSU with a research focus on decision...

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Backcountry Education: Decision Making in the Backcountry #2

By Chris Pew on

This is the second in a series of posts from Nic Hall from Bend, OR. A passionate outdoorsmen, backcountry skier, and medical professional. Nic is currently a faculty member at the School of Medicine OHSU with...

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An Introduction to Avalanche Centers + Forecasting

By Katherine Donnelly on

One of the primary experts that I love to direct folks to are our incredibly valuable network of avalanche centers across the country. In addition to backcountry alliances, guiding companies, AIARE and their course providers,...

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