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!
These days there are several different alpine touring bindings on the market. Our hand picked selection of touring bindings can be found on our retail wall and in our demo fleet. To help clarify the differences in how they operate we’ve put together a list of instructional videos for each binding. Dynafit – Radical […]
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
The 14ers of Colorado cover a broad spectrum of peaks, technicalities, and difficulties. We would strongly recommend taking climbing equipment when climbing in the Elk Mountains. If you are not comfortable with any aspect of climbing a 14er, consider hiring a guiding service. A gear list for climbing Colorado’s Fourteeners (14ers) as a day trip […]