Points North Heli Gear
Volkl has been a top leader in ski technology for years, producing what PNH considers “the best skis ever”. Volkl began making great big-mountain freeskiing skis before it was even called freeskiing.
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Völkl – Kuro
Völkl’s widest ski at 164-132-139mm, the Kuro is for the deepest Chugach days.
Völkl – Shiro
Extended Low Profile rocker features a long, gradual bend with a high tip and tail profile.
Völkl – Two
2013/2014 ushers in a new era in pure powder performance with Völkl’s all-new Two.
Over Fifty Consecutive Years of MARKER INNOVATION. In 1952, skiing pioneer and innovator Hannes Marker founded the Marker ski binding company and introduced the first commercially successful releasable ski binding. What followed over the years were many changes, evolutions and market firsts; such as the Simplex Toe; Rotomat Heel; Active AFD; Stainless steel AFD; Mechanically Operating Toe Cups; Twincam; Full Spectrum; Biometric; and revolutionary performance interface systems like Selective Control and new Piston Control.
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Norwegian captain Helly Juell Hansen founded the company in 1877, making the first supple, waterproof clothing for sailing in rough conditions. Whether on the water or high in the mountains, at the heart of every Helly Hansen product lies an uncompromising blend of style and performance, deeply rooted in Scandinavian design. The cornerstone of all Helly Hansen gear, the Scandinavian design represents the optimal combination of purposeful design, confident protection, and style – this is why professional mountain guides, patrollers, and discerning enthusiasts choose Helly Hansen.
We build the gear you need to make every day on snow your best day ever! Our snow products are designed, tested, and trusted by the world’s top snowboarders and skiiers. With the help of our elite team of athletes, Da Kine has been building innovative, quality gear for snowboarders, surfers and windsurfers for over two decades.
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In 1979, Ken Grossman began building a small brewery in the town of Chico, California. His goal: to brew exceptional ales and lagers. Today, the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is considered the premier craft brewery in the United States. And the beer? Critics proclaim it “Among the best brewed anywhere in the world.”
Clif Bar and Company started on a bike ride. Our founder, Gary, took a bite of another energy bar and thought to himself: “I could make a better bar than this.” Today we still want to make things better. Our food. Our company. Even our planet. When it comes to feeding your body, nothing beats real food made from real ingredients. With a mix of whole grains, protein and fiber, CLIF BAR gives you sustained energy for your workout, you workday or your weekend adventure.
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Sitting on a peak trying to memorize your line. At least you don’t have to worry about your vision with a pair of Smith Goggles on your head. These things never fog, even if you try! The best field-of-view of any goggle out there. Super comfy. Go get a pair today. www.smithoptics.com
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Backcountry Access (BCA)
Backcountry Access (BCA) is a leading manufacturer of snow safety equipment, including Tracker beacons, shovels, probes, Stash packs, and Float avalanche airbags. Points North exclusively uses Trackers because they’re the fastest and easiest beacons to use. And they’re incredibly durable. We like BCA not just for their products, but because they’re dedicated to the bigger picture: educating people and saving lives.
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Ossur is in the business of improving peoples mobility. A leading global company in non-invasive orthopaedics, we deliver advanced and innovative technologies within the fields of prosthetics, braces, supports and compression therapy.
Suunto’s Wristop Computers offer the skiing enthusiast all features necessary for enjoying the world of snow to the maximum. All Suunto Skiing Wristops have altimeter, barometer and normal watch functions. All except one also have a compass and three models have a practical quick access button to check the daily vertical meters. The Suunto Wristop Computers for skiing are a useful tool on the slopes and under demanding circumstances.
Our decades of experience and craftsmanship allow us to create ski / snowboard gloves and thermal apparel that is consistently high in quality, allowing you to maintain your performance no matter what the weather throws at you. We’ve Got You Covered. Since 1961.
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The first unbelievably light-weight, legitimately ventilated, all-mountain snowboard helmet. The Nine™ has 12 air-sucking, heat dispensing vents, perfectly positioned to draw moisture and heat from your melon while traversing the back bowls, hiking the pipe, or just ripping the spring corn. Or seal-out the cold with Weatherstrip™ vent plugs. The short cut shell is designed with removable ears for greater peripheral vision and true snowboard style. The Nine also incorporates a goggle loop that’ll keep your goggles attached to your helmet in the event of a major digger.
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The first air bag built into a vest rather than a backpack. The product uses compressed air to inflate an airbag and “float” the avalanche victim to the surface of the snow slide where they can be easily found and rescued by companions or ski-patrollers.
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Every board you buy directly supports our vision, emerging artists and eco-friendly technology. The best part is you don’t have to settle for less to impact the environment less. In fact, our state-of-the-art technology is turning heads across the country. Not only that, but your board is an investment. Every board is a piece of limited edition art. And proof that you were there when it all started. Your board is an extension of yourself. Why not have it do more than just perform well and look good?
FITS® is a premium sock brand manufactured by Crescent Sock Company in Niota TN. Established 112 years ago, Crescent is the oldest continually operated family run hosiery mill in the United States. FITS incorporates innovative, proprietary engineering and technology to create the most comfortable, bestfitting socks in the world. FITS Pro Ski sock was recently awarded Editor’s Choice Award by Backpacker Magazine and the FITS Light Ski sock has been dubbed “The Best Ski Sock on the Planet” by Outside Magazine.
UWax is an easy to carry ski and snowboard waxing tool, providing a no hassle, on-the-hill applicator to create a perfectly waxed surface, for any snow condition. Developed as a “completely green” product using recycled plastic, eco-friendly cork, and the the best all-temperature wax on the market – Hertel Super Hot Sauce. Select from a choice of five colors and four UWax Types – Extreme, Ski, Compact, Backcountry. UWax can be used at the car, on the hill, or anytime you need a freshly waxed base. Rub, Scrape, Buff – iron not required.