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2015 skis are in the house ...

New skis, boots and accessories have arrived in the house .... and we have set up the shop for winter. Just when we thought that skis couldn't get any better ... they have! The new aspect of this is really the mainstream emergence of the negative rocker concept on these fatties ... check out the Atomic Automatic 117, the Atomic Atlas, the Dynastar Cham series, the Scott Punisher, and of course the Volkl Shiro!
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The award-winning Dynastar CHAM 107 delivers high-performance freeride versatility for excelling in the most demanding terrain and snow conditions. Cham's combination of long tip rocker, 5-point sidecut, and real-deal titanal sandwich construction delivers incredible power, maneuverability and float.

The unique flat/pintail design enhances tip float in the deepest snow conditions, offers instant speed control for phenomenal ease-of-use, and provides all-mountain power, tracking and stability that redefines "freeride" performance. 

Built in the heart of Chamonix, the Cham 107 is also available in the lightweight "HM" construction for a more nimble and accessible feel whether skiing all-mountain or backcountry touring.

bootfiting is our specialty

Footbeds, grinding and punching ... just some of the services we provide to make your ski experience better. Your boots should be comfortable as slippers ... really!
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all the best backcountry gear

Rooted deep in backcountry ski culture, G3's mission has always been to improve your winter backcountry experience. G3 is one of the few remaining and truly authentic, independent winter backcountry brands.

We carry transceivers, bindings, packs ... climbing skins, probe poles and shovels by G3 ... the best in the business of backcountry skiing!

Skins by G3... we will custom trim them to your skis!
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avalanche canada weekly outlook

Weekly Conditions Outlook: April 03/15

Kananaskis Avalanche forecast

10-15cm of snow is overlying the 0327 interface at 2200m and above.  There was also surprisingly little wind affect despite strong winds earlier in the week.  Field teams on Thursday were in the Turbine canyon area and found a generally well settled snowpack above 2200m. 

In the top 30cm of the snowpack there are a series of crusts from last weeks heat.  No shears were observed on these crusts but that may change when we get a large load of new snow like we usually do in the spring.  The crust remained intact throughout the day on Thursday as temperatures remained cool.  At lower elevations, when the crust breaks down, the snowpack is purely isothermal. 

A cooling trend is happenning over the next few days and then on Saturday, there is snow in the forecast.  Models vary at this time but we may see up to 20cm of new snow.  Winds are forecast to be calm over the next few days.



Note that Parks Canada has started publishing a new avalanche forecast for the Little Yoho region specifically).  You can find the forecast here: http://avalanche.pc.gc.ca

Check out the ACMG Mountain Conditions Reports at

Kananaskis Country avy report is on a new page ...


what is happening in the mountains?

Keep up to date with the latest weather and snow reports, avy conditions, web cams ... and other mountain news on our snow conditions page. Its a great resource ... use it!
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the Atomic Tracker is here!

The next generation of backcountry bindings, the Atomic Tracker 16 provides the power, precision and on-snow feel of a high-performance freeride binding, with the benefits of a very convenient hiking system.

Atomic's engineers and athletes wanted to create an Alpine Touring binding that sat low to the ski, could handle being mounted on a wide ski and was not only easy to switch between ski and tour but was also very secure.

you gotta ride in the summer too!

what should you ride? How do you ride? Do you like to use gravity, do you fight gravity, do you ride the park, the road or use a bike to commute? Our experienced full time staff will listen and help you pick the right bike. 'Cause if you can't have one of each, you've got to make the right call!
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