Here’s a short video by the Ute Staff on how to put climbing skins on your skis for going uphill and how to take them off and store them for the descent so that you’re ready for your next lap!
Here is a video from Scott Messina of Aspen Mountain Rescue on what you may want to carry on a hut trip.
Four Pass Loop Trail Run 7/26/2014 Runners: Jeff, Andy, Paul, Shannon Report from: Jeff Marshall, Ute Mountaineer Staff member The morning started early, but I was ready. Andy picked me up at 5:15 am and once I entered his car you could feel the energy and excitement we shared for the day ahead. We drove […]
On Sunday July 27, Kristin (Ute employee) and her husband, Matt, went out on their mountain bikes to ride the Rim Trail Mountain Bike trail in Snowmass Village. They rode up the Tom Blake Trail to the village, then rode the South and North Rim trails, and then rode the Highline trail back where they […]
Gear List for Lightweight Overnight Backpacking Trip – Summer The following is a list of suggested items for doing a short overnight trip in the mountains around Aspen. [ ] 3000-4000 cu in Backpack (depending on how light you pack) [ ] Lightweight Sleeping Pad (preferable insulted with foam/down/synthetic) [ ] 15-20F Sleeping Bag [ […]
A video from the 2013 Owl Creek Chase:
Here’s a short video by the Ute Staff on how to use Dynafit bindings, covering both “Tour” mode for skinning uphill and “Alpine” mode for the descent. In this example, were using the Dynafit Radical ST Bindings:
Items for a winter snowshoeing adventure: Call us for personal assistance! (970) 925-2849 © Ute Mountaineer To download this guide in PDF format, please click here: Snowshoeing Gear Checklist
A gear list for climbing Colorado’s Fourteeners (14ers) as a day trip during summer: THESE ARE ONLY SUGGESTIONS AND REMINDERS. MODIFY AS NECESSARY WITH REGARD TO THE NEEDS OF YOUR TRIP. Call us for personal assistance! (970) 925-2849 © Ute Mountaineer To download this guide in PDF format, please click here: 14er Day Hike Summer […]
A list of gear for international travel: [ ] Lonely Planet guidebook [ ] Sleep liner [ ] Campsuds or Dr. Bronner’s [ ] Eagle Creek travel accessories (Pack-It Cubes, compressor sacks) [ ] Electric plug adapter [ ] Earplugs [ ] Travel pillow [ ] Short-wave radio [ ] Water purification tablets [ ] […]