Last year, we saw Thule enter the technical backpack market with a line of backpacking…
Avatech realizes the best avalanche information comes from people actually observing and experiencing the conditions rather than a static snapshot based on weather and other data at a certain time and place. To help facilitate the sharing of real-time safety information, the company created a network where we can all collectively work together to help keep each other safe this winter.
Augmented reality (AR) appears to be the next big thing in snow goggles. Back in March, RideOn announced the release of their AR goggles and now new entrant GogglePal launches their version via a Kickstarter campaign. GogglePal connects to any pair of goggles and works with your phone to store data and connect with your friends.
Bern, the masters of multisport, have always been great at designing helmets that could take you from the board to your bike and then on to the slopes. This winter, Bern decided to specifically address the needs of the skier or snowboarder with the new Kingston and Rollins helmets. I took the Kingston with me to Sweden, for ten days filled with all types of skiing and fat biking.
Ski resorts in Sweden are not hard to find–almost every town boasts a local hill (yes, even Stockholm). The largest and some of the most popular, however, lie in the Jämtland Härjedalen region, located in the central part of the country along the Norwegian border. Dubbed the “lungs of Europe”, the area offers up not only clean air, but also an endless number of year-round outdoor activities.
RideOn goggles, the self-proclaimed only true augmented reality (AR) snow goggles, use a see-through display to project graphics and features on the snow as if they’re floating in front of you. The goggles allow you to interact with friends (both on the mountain and at home), navigate trail maps, and even play virtual race games as you bomb down the hill.