The snow has started falling, the ice is forming up and the lifts are creaking to life. Before you rush on down to ski, ride or climb this season take a moment to tune, sharpen and maintain your gear.
Sharpening Picks for Ice Tools
Waxing a Snowboard
Waxing your Skins
I do the following over tasks as well before a big backcountry trip and at the startof the season.
Set Up Four Season Tents and Check for Tears/repairs that need to be done.
Clean my stoves (especially whisperlites), service if necessary.
Check all the handheld radio’s are still working and get new batteries.