Hipster ski/skate/snowboard outlet in Wallingford; the best deals in town (any town) here on the outlet site
Avalanche Forecast Know before you go . . .
NOAA The weather report for anywhere you might be going
Pass Report Up-to-date weather and road conditions from the DOT, plus webcams in season
Turns-All-Year.com People with BC skiing on the brain 12 months a year gather on this forum
Climbing Ranger's Rainier page Great source for up-to-the-minute climbing and road conditions
Wildsnow.com Lou Dawson's excellent BC skiing site; templates for home mounting most AT binders!
Black Diamond An industry leader in climbing and backcountry ski equipment
The Summit at Snoqualmie Info and passes for the world famous Alpental ski area
Life-Link A trusted provider of backcountry shovels, probes and packs
Marmot Mountain Works The only store I shop at in Bellevue
Alpenglow Lowell Skoog's definitive history of NW ski touring/mountaineering
SkiMountaineer.com Amar Andalkar's site, great ski and weather info, plus lots of webcams
Ski Lab Custom skis from Kam and Allyson, a true Mom & Pop operation
bloatedskiing Kevin Curd's ski blog
The Snow Troopers Tim Tietjen's got the latest in PNW ski news and videos
Campmor Good and occasionally great "hot deals" on packs, polypro, tents, etc.
Arc'Teryx One of our favorite Canadian charities; quality too good to ignore
Mountain Hardwear More of the best in outerwear, underwear, and tents
Westcomb These guys do some wonderful things with eVent and NeoShell . . .
Outdoor Research Seattle-based manufacturer of high quality clothing, gloves and accessories
Jytte Hats The best real wool hats in the business, from friends in Sun Valley
Taiga Works Bomber and reasonable outerwear and gear from Vancouver, BC
Cascade Classics The late Ben Manfredi's site lives on
Cascade Crusades Jason and Josh Hummel carry on the tradition
Alpine State of Mind Incredible photos from a NW telemark pioneer
straightchuter.com Ex-Alpental local Andrew McLean's site; fact, fun and opinion
Greg Hill's site 2,000,000 vertical feet? Are you serious?
Dynafit The Austrian site for Dynafit bindings, boots, skis and accessories
Ski Trab Italian skis and skins made with fast touring in mind
Pomoca Performance climbing skins preferred by many racers; they are also the OEM suppliers of Dynafit and K2 skins
Colltex Swiss manufacturer of climbing skins offers a vast array of products
Scarpa Leader in randonnée and telemark footwear
Plum Beautifully CNC'd tech bindings from France; say "Ploom"
Second Ascent Where the bros go, these guys are hard core users of what they sell . . .
Pro Guiding Service Martin Volken's North Bend-based guiding service, he has a shop too
Northwest Mountaineering Journal Online magazine covering skiing and climbing in the Northwest
cascadeclimbers.com Youthful exuberance and good info on routes and access
John Scurlock's Aerial Photos Incredible aerial shots of North Cascades peaks in winter
The Mountaineers Seattle-based club for hiking, climbing and skiing
skibuilders.com Homemade skis from Kam, Kelvin & Kam
tognar.com Great source of tuning and mounting tools & supplies
Slidewright Another great source of tuning and mounting tools & supplies
Mountain Gear Good selection and occasional great specials
Telemarkski.com Excellent selection of Tele and Rando gear
Randogear.com Online source of Randonnée gear
Bent Gate Mountaineering Good people and service; wide selection of ski and climbing gear
O'Brien Cycles Custom training devices for backcountry fitness
Pistehors.com A view from the other side of the pond, first looks at new gear (in English)
Sport-Conrad German e-tailer of ski and bike gear with reasonable shipping to the US
Bächli-Bergsport Swiss purveyor of climbing and skiing gear
Verticalworld/Sport Amplatz Good Italian source of esoteric rando race gear
Cham3S Online and retail ski touring and climbing gear from Chamonix
Sk'Alp Purveyors of a unique fixed ski crampon and a wide selection of other ski gear
www.xtele.com Japanese telemark site; member js contacted me out of the blue via TTips
snoweye.com Cool. 2,665 webcams from ski resorts all over the world
snow-forecast.com Snow and resort info for most of the world's ski areas
skimountaineering.org A great site for following the rando race scene in Europe
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