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Skiing and Climbing Sites  Stores in Seattle, Portland, Denver and Whistler and online everywhere; the best deals in town (any town) if you shop smart

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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  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

Crystal Mountain "Crystal is home to the Sunnyside Sliders, a gang of old-school freeskiers who wear patched jean jackets; an RV lot that
has the know-your-neighbor vibe of a suburban cul-de-sac; and one of the best bars in skiing, the Snorting Elk." - Powder Magazine

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  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

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

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  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

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

Scarpa  Leader in randonnée and telemark footwear

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  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  Great source of tuning and mounting tools & supplies

Slidewright  Another great source of tuning and mounting tools & supplies

Artech Ski  I go here for tuning supplies and wax.  Hint: Race tuning is just a more anal form of touring tuning!

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

Cripple Creek Backcountry  A serious shop in Carbondale, CO

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

Verticalworld/Sport Amplatz  Good Italian source of esoteric rando race gear  Japanese telemark site; member js contacted me out of the blue via TTips  Cool. 2,665 webcams from ski resorts all over the world  Snow and resort info for most of the world's ski areas

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

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