First Tracks Blog

January Powder Days At Alta With Scotty VerMerris

January 06, 2017

New year's 2017 brought lots of snow to the west. Thiss first storm of the year was described as an "overachiever". Here's Icelantic athlete and team manager Scotty VerMerris getting amongst it at Alta on the new Nomad 125.

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High Alpine Adventuring On The Vanguard With Hayden Price

January 03, 2017

It's dark, it's cold, it's been snowing for a while. Click. Click, click. Click. Click, click. The sounds of the tech bindings attaching my feet to the feather lite skis that will gingerly grip their way up the mountain. So light it's like they aren't even there. With grace and ease I kickturn my way up the mountain, the summit getting closer with each step. Surveying snow qualities and visualizing the best descent from the peak I notice the mountains not caring that I'm there. This is for me, I find meaning in this pursuit and flow state combination. Skins are peeled from my bases and the skis take on a new life! I am exactly where I want to BE.

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