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Alpine Touring Binding, Tech Binding, Radical ST 2.0, Dynafit

How to Use Alpine Touring Bindings

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 […]

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Rim Trail Mountain Biking

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 […]

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A Gear Guide to the White Rim

White Rim Gear Checklist

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

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Gear Checklist for Lightweight Overnighters and 14ers

14ers Day Climb (Summer) 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 […]

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