You’re headed to a 10th Mtn division hut trip in Colorado! Perhaps a Summit Hut Association Hut.  What do you really need to bring? 1. Ski Gear Backcountry Skis Touring bindings Backcountry Ski Boots The Backcountry Babes consensus for best make and model?   Scarpa Gea RS boots. Ski Poles -adjustable height, lock firmly into place, powder baskets, extra […]

You’re going to a backcountry ski hut! Yay! Untracked pow, great friends, cozy nights. Here’s a packing list to help you prepare for the adventure. Special thanks to SCARPA, G3, PISTIL Designs, BCA, Ortovox, DPS skis, Osprey Packs and CLIF bar for supporting Backcountry Babes.  All brands mentioned below are products we use and recommend […]

So…You’re going backpacking! Yay! Here’s a list to help make packing easy. Basic mid-weight, durable, practical, and multipurpose gear. Recommended for spring, summer, or fall backpacking.  (25ºF – 95ºF) Multisport Gear: many items on this list overlap with your Whitewater Rafting, Backcountry Skiing, Hut Trips, and Bike Packing Trips.  It’s worth getting good, high quality […]

We stopped at a roadside diner to pick up some food for the last 1/2 hr of our trip towards Wolf Creek. As a long time local sang and played his keyboard in the background, a women on O2, cautioned us about the pass. “Its nasty up there” she warned. In unison, the 3 of us replied, “Perfect, that is what we want”.