Video: Casey Brown and Cam McCaul | First descent – Corbet’s Couloir

Corbet’s Couloir is one of the most legendary and challenging ski runs in the world. This spring, Cam McCaul and Casey Brown attempted the first ever Mountain Bike descent of the double black diamond ski run. There’s a litany of other adjectives you could prescribe to the lines McCaul and Brown threw down – Sketchy, heavy, and borderline suicidal all come to mind – but ultimately, the end result was jaw-dropping. // From TGR’s 2017 ski film Rogue Elements, presented by REI.  

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Kill the Chill with “WARMEE”

The guys at WARMEE gave us this brilliant product to test while we were riding in the Ladakh region recently. We were not aware that this self heating warmer will be such a blessing! WARMEE is an air activated self heating patch and provides warmth to its user for more than 8 hours without using of any external source of heating. The manufacturers are ISO and CE certified which means this is not going to harm you in any way possible. WARMEE is very useful for winter adventure activities like Trekking, Camping,…

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Hillstrike™ Snowtrike | Downhill Bike for Winter

A custom designed high quality Snowtrike combining the best elements of Mountain Biking and Skiing.   A team of adrenaline sports enthusiasts from Slovenia have banded together to redevelop a winter experience for downhill mountain bikers. In development for years, the trike was launched on Kickstarter on febuary 9th, with an aim to reach $64,000. Born from the love of mountain biking, the team’s goal was to bring the experience to the slopes. In 2011 when the founder Matic Hribar, a passionate mountain biker and an all-round extreme sports enthusiast,…

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Boodun winter riding gloves

Winters are fading away, and we were busy checking Boodun winter riding gloves in the snow season of Manali. It is rare that you will find best quality in cheaper price by these unknown brands from China. “Sasta aur Best” as what many of us expect and these gloves matches the description. Boodun winter gloves are well constructed with long collar and will keep your hands warm without any doubt. The double layered design is simple and the inner fleece glove is the main source that will keep your hand…

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BELOW ZERO

BELOW ZERO: Biking in the Himalayas in winter  Text by Claude Balsiger | Photos by Martin Bissig Location: Zanskar, Ladakh – INDIA  Also featured in Issue #22 | July 2014 There are just two ways to reach the snowbound Zanskar valley in the Indian Himalayas in winter: over the frozen Zanskar river or the snow covered high passes. Claude Balsiger and Martin Bissig took both routes on their expedition; across the ice to reach the valley and over the passes to get back out. How bad can it feel to…

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