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The Best Gear for Spring Ski Touring

The Best Gear for Spring Ski Touring

When lift lines grow endless and spring snowpack stabilizes, the backcountry starts calling. From touring basics to must-have accessories, here's the best gear for a long, sunny day in the mountains. 
Janifer Larson on bringing the Banff Mountain Film Festival to Ogden

Janifer Larson on bringing the Banff Mountain Film Festival to Ogden

We sat down with the Utah native who brought the fest to Ogden starting in 1999. Find more information on this year’s inspiring and adventurous films and grab your tickets before they're gone!
Outdoor Gift Ideas for Your Valentine

Outdoor Gift Ideas for Your Valentine

You appreciate your valentine, and they appreciate quality gear. Here's our top picks for Valentine's Day gifts that will encourage you both to make a date with the great outdoors.
All the New Gear We Loved in January

All the New Gear We Loved in January

This month, we received several long-awaited shipments, including Voile and Head skis, Jones snowboards, and avalanche safety gear.
Après-Adventure in Ogden: Winter Edition

Après-Adventure in Ogden: Winter Edition

So you've just spent the day skiing The Greatest Snow on Earth®. What now? Lucky for you, this little mountain town has plenty of food, beer and entertainment for your après-adventure amusement.
Here are our staff's outdoor goals for 2022

Here are our staff's outdoor goals for 2022

In 2022, we want you to get outside! Our staff members have set some rad outdoor-centric resolutions for the new year. Get to know them, then come visit us so we can help you prepare for your own adventure.
2022 Outlook: A Note From Our GM

2022 Outlook: A Note From Our GM

In mid-2021, we adopted a new phrase at GEAR:30: “Improve your outdoor experience.” As GEAR:30 moves into 2022, we are excited to announce a slight shift in our buying strategy focusing more on gear and less on apparel.
Our top 10 blog posts of 2021, from local ultralight packs to the best climbing routes in Ogden

Our top 10 blog posts of 2021, from local ultralight packs to the best climbing routes in Ogden

ICYMI, we rounded up our top 10 most popular blog posts of 2021. Thanks for following along with Ogden's mountain shop this year—we'll see you in 2022!
A Beginner's Guide to Backcountry Touring

A Beginner's Guide to Backcountry Touring

Backcountry skiing or splitboarding is an exciting next step for powder-chasers that crave first tracks and wild mountain air. But before you head out, there are a few things you need to know to ensure an enjoyable and safe ride in the backcountry.
Our Favorite Outdoorsy Gifts Under $100

Our Favorite Outdoorsy Gifts Under $100

We've got all the gifts you need for the skier, climber, hiker, camper, and die-hard Ogdenite on your list. From stocking stuffers to must-have gear, you won't go wrong gifting any of these best-selling items.
Gear we love: Dynafit ski touring boots

Gear we love: Dynafit ski touring boots

A ski boot that charges like it's built for full-on downhill alpine riding but tours like a lightweight uphill boot—that's the reason why Dynafit makes our favorite ski boots for the backcountry.
Nordic Valley’s operations manager on the resort’s four new trails, 24/7 uphill traffic, and $9 lift tickets

Nordic Valley’s operations manager on the resort’s four new trails, 24/7 uphill traffic, and $9 lift tickets

What's new at Nordic Valley this year? Resort Operations Manager Pascal Begin talks about the resort's 2021/22 season in our latest Q&A.