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Steve Casimiro

If it involves fresh air and the threat of bodily harm, Steve Casimiro does it: mountain biking (120 days a year), skiing (50 days a year), surfing, skateboarding, climbing, backpacking. Makes you wonder how he has time to be a contributing editor for ADVENTURE (see his "Vegas Rocks" online and in the January/February 2001 issue) and to write and photograph for Outside, Men's Journal, Skiing, and Powder (where he was editor for nine years), among others.

Let me know when Steve posts answers!




What to do? Where to go? What to buy?

Powder Buff Steve Casimiro Answers Your Snow-Sports and Winter-Gear Questions.

Q:

Can you suggest several ski resorts in Northern California that allow snowbikes (a.k.a. skibob)?

Ah, yes, the beloved skibob. Did you know the Czech Republic put skibobbing on a stamp? Or that… full answer >>

Q:

I went snowboarding three weeks ago and tore ligaments in my outer right ankle. They are healing fine, but when can I go back up?

If your life depends on it or if Mammoth gets a big phat dump, you can snowboard tomorrow. Otherwise, wait until… full answer >>

Q:

Can you recommend a telemark skiing equipment package?

If you were already telemarking and wanted, say, a powder ski, it would be an easy answer. But since you haven't really gotten into it yet… full answer >>

Q:

Is it easy to tune your own skis? What do I need to do?

Sure, it's easy to tune your own skis. It's just hard to tune them correctly. Indeed, one of the biggest problems in skiing is the crisis in ski tuning… full answer >>

Q:

What do you think is the best option in jackets for snowboarding?

The answer is totally personal. Where do you ride? Scotland? Get something with three-layer Gore-Tex. Italy? Look for a light shell. France? Find something with neon colors and flowers… full answer >>

Q:

I hear the call of the wild! Where can I mush a dog sled team?

Anywhere there's snow and no pooper scooper laws. For everything under the dogsledding sun, including a state by state listing of outfitters… full answer >>


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