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Skiing and Climbing Sites

evo.com  Stores in Seattle, Portland and Denver and online everywhere; the best deals in town (any town) here on the outlet site

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telemarkpyrenees.com

nwac   Avalanche Forecast   Know before you go . . .

NOAA   NOAA's weather forecasting site for the US

WApassreports   Washington Mountain Pass Report  Up-to-date weather and road conditions from the DOT, plus webcams in season

Turns-All-Year  People with BC skiing on the brain 12 months a year gather on this forum

Teton Gravity Research Forums  Lots of chatter and information, some of it legit

Wildsnow.com  Lou Dawson's excellent BC skiing site; a great resource for tech binding information of all sorts!

Black Diamond  An industry leader in climbing and backcountry ski equipment

The Summit at Snoqualmie  Info and passes for the world famous Alpental ski area

Alpenglow  Lowell Skoog's definitive history of NW ski touring/mountaineering

SkiMountaineer.com  Amar Andalkar's site, great ski and weather info, plus lots of webcams

Ski Lab Custom skis from Kam and Allyson, a true Mom & Pop operation

Maiden Skis Kelvin's building these in Jackson, WY

bloatedskiing  Kevin Curd's ski blog

The Snow Troopers  Tim Tietjen's got the latest in PNW ski news and videos

Climbing Ranger's Rainier page  Great source for up-to-the-minute climbing and road conditions

Arc'Teryx  One of our favorite Canadian charities; quality too good to ignore

Mountain Hardwear  More of the best in outerwear, underwear, and tents

Outdoor Research  Seattle-based manufacturer of high quality clothing, gloves and accessories

Jytte Hats  The best real wool hats in the business, from friends in Sun Valley

Cascade Classics  The late Ben Manfredi's site lives on

Cascade Crusades  Jason and Josh Hummel carry on the tradition

Alpine State of Mind  Incredible photos from a NW telemark pioneer

straightchuter.com  Ex-Alpental local Andrew McLean's site; fact, fun and opinion

Greg Hill's site  2,000,000 vertical feet? Are you serious?

Dynafit  The Austrian site for Dynafit bindings, boots, skis and accessories

Ski Trab  Italian skis and skins made with fast touring in mind

Pomoca  Performance climbing skins preferred by many racers; they are also the OEM suppliers of Dynafit and K2 skins

Colltex  Swiss manufacturer of climbing skins offers a vast array of products

Scarpa  Leader in randonnée and telemark footwear

Ascent Outdoors  Excellent Seattle source of climbing, ski and cycling gear

Pro Guiding Service  Martin Volken's North Bend-based guiding service, he has a shop too

Northwest Mountaineering Journal  Online magazine covering skiing and climbing in the Northwest

cascadeclimbers.com  Youthful exuberance and good info on routes and access

John Scurlock's Aerial Photos  Incredible aerial shots of North Cascades peaks in winter

The Mountaineers  Seattle-based club for hiking, climbing and skiing

skibuilders.com  Build it yourself, bro . . . here's how

tognar.com  Great source of tuning and mounting tools & supplies

Slidewright  Another great source of tuning and mounting tools & supplies

B & D Ski Gear  Aftermarket shims, ski crampons, lifters and top plates for tech bindings

SkiMo  Home of the Fast & Light, best spot to find esoteric race gear in the US

Mountain Gear  Good selection and occasional great specials

Cripple Creek Backcountry  A serious shop in Carbondale, CO

Randogear.com  Online source of Randonnée gear

Bent Gate Mountaineering  Good people and service; wide selection of ski and climbing gear

O'Brien Cycles  Custom training devices for backcountry fitness

Voler Cycling Apparel  Go here for your authorized randosaigai.com bike gear

Pistehors.com  A view from the other side of the pond, first looks at new gear (in English)

skitour.fr  Active ski touring site out of Grenoble, in French

Sport-Conrad  German e-tailer of ski and bike gear with reasonable shipping to the US

Bächli-Bergsport  Swiss purveyor of climbing and skiing gear

Verticalworld/Sport Amplatz  Good Italian source of esoteric rando race gear

Cham3S  Online and retail ski touring and climbing gear from Chamonix

Sk'Alp  Purveyors of a unique fixed ski crampon and a wide selection of other ski gear

www.xtele.com  Japanese telemark site; member js contacted me out of the blue via TTips

snoweye.com  Cool. 2,665 webcams from ski resorts all over the world

snow-forecast.com  Snow and resort info for most of the world's ski areas

skimountaineering.org  A great site for following the rando race scene in Europe

Currency Exchange Calculator  Is that gear from Europe a good deal or not?

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