Editor’s Note: There’s an arm-wrestling match going on over backcountry-skiing bindings, and Dynafit just showed up with big guns. They’re announcing a completely new tech binding, the Beast, which will be first frameless binding with a DIN of 16. Designed with Hoji’s input, you say? Should be impressive. We’ll check it out at this month’s trade shows and ski it hard at March’s Gear Test. For now, here’s Dynafit’s take:
Editor's Note: The S7 brought home Editors' Choice for Rossignol in the 2010 Gear Test, and the S3 received honors in 2011. Ever since, they've remained perennial favorites among our testers. So when we caught wind that Rossignol is overhauling their award-winning line for next winter, we thought it was a big deal. Here's what they've told us....
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Ortovox recently announced the recall of their Ortovox 3+ avalanche beacon due to transceivers incorrectly and automatically switching to transmission from search mode. This recall does not affect North American products
WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 6, 2012 – A new economic analysis details how the $12.2 billion
winter tourism industry spread out across 38 states has experienced an estimated $1 billion loss and up
to 27,000 fewer jobs over the last decade due to diminished snow fall patterns and the resulting changes
in the outdoor habits of Americans, according to the new study prepared for the nonprofit groups Protect
Our Winters (POW) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
WHISTLER, Canada – December, 2012 – Whistler based Prior Snowboard Manufactory Ltd, known throughout the world as manufacturers of premium, snowboards, splitboards and skis now offers an extended 3 year manufacturing warranty on all their handcrafted snowboards, skis and splitboards.