Common questions about alpine touring, answered

I have a pair of alpine downhill skiing boots, can I use those with an alpine touring (randonee?) setup? Yes How do you size normal alpine vs randonee vs telemark skis? I usually am comfortable with 160cm alpine skis…should I look for identical length tele / randonee skis? Pretty similar length between the three. Some…

Newbie’s Boundary Waters Canoe Trip

“It’s like a dragonfly riding on the back of a cockroach!” I ran over and saw this weird thing happening. When I looked around more, I found a ton of them all over the place…like on my boot. Basically, we didn’t leave for like 20 minutes as this alien spawn emerged from its carapace. These…