Tag: skiing

Meaning in Adventure: The Ibex Adventure Booklist

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Recognizing that now is the era of the non-reader, the 140 character limit, the visual story-teller, the YouTube clip as cultural reference point, it may serve those that love the outdoors in all forms, to harken back to adventure in the written word. Climbing, skiing, backpacking, paddling all have deep literary histories, headlong pages of… Read more »

The Science of Layering for Skate Skiing, Downhill and, Of Course, Sledding

credit: http://www.prettyunexpected.com/handmade-type-thursday-fabric-layers/ Layer, shmayer. Everyone says it and we all get it, right? And how often do we all blow it? Regularly. There are three primary reasons for the value of layering: Proper layering leaves enough space to trap air, which your body will heat and the air will return the favor. Practically speaking: If you… Read more »