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Scotland Savage- Black Crow Skis

Published on May 11, 2018 By kelly simmons

Last March, three continental crows migrated beyond 57 degrees north to join a community of British skiers. Invited into the heart of Scotland by distributor Mountain Boots CO to celebrate the coming together of the winds, skiing and distilleries, here they encountered nature as beautiful as it was wild and a passion for skiing from […]

A Blast Around America- Black Crow Skis

Published on May 3, 2018 By kelly simmons

Last March Bruno Compagnet and Layla Jean Kerley went on a promotional tour in the western United States. A journey rich in encounters, mountains and desert expanses to inspire Bruno’s travel notes and Layla’s captured moments. Chapter one: trade winds It was supposed to be a promotional trip but turned out to be much more […]

Softest Base Layer On The Market

Published on April 5, 2018 By kelly simmons

There’s a secret ingredient to making merino wool extra, extra soft. It’s bamboo. At first, I didn’t quite believe it either. Bamboo is a tree, and a material that makes sense in wood cores of skis. As it turns out, and as I can attest, Bamboo’s rayon fibers also work wonders for merino wool. Le […]

Picture’s Stretchy, Breathable Iceland Proknit Shell

Published on March 29, 2018 By kelly simmons

  These days, there are lots of very good $500 technical waterproof-breathable shells. In fact, they’re all so good it can be hard to find one that truly stands out. That’s not the case, however, with the new $500 Picture Organic Iceland Proknit Jacket that I’ve been testing for the past couple weeks. First, as we […]