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.
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 [ […]
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’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:
This list is specific for a fall trip on the White Rim Trail. Make the appropriate adjustments for other seasons—especially with water amounts! There is no water on the White Rim Trail. Call us for personal assistance! (970) 925-2849 © Ute Mountaineer To download this guide in PDF format, please click here: White Rim Gear Checklist
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 [ ] […]