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Photography provided by: Caleb Benson When it comes to finding supporters of DMOS, it isn’t very hard, since so many of them exist. However, few fans are as dedicated to the brand as Caleb Benson. Caleb grew up in South Dakota, homeschooled by his parents and completely unaware that skiing even existed. At the age of ten, however, after being encouraged to try the sport by a group of other homeschoolers, Caleb strapped on a pair of skis and has scarcely taken them off since. “My love for the sport just exploded from there,” Caleb describes. “I ski pretty much...

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Photography by: Matt VanSteenis Less than ten hours into his 48-hour shift, Matt VanSteenis is on his way back from a 911 call, one of many he and his crew have already responded to that day. The temperatures are below freezing, and snow lays on the ground, but the well-trained men are prepared for any potential obstacles.   Situated in the heart of Sutton’s Bay, Michigan, the Sutton’s Bay/Bingham Fire Department responds to all emergency calls within a region inhabited by about 3,000 people, and this little fire department, that owns only two ambulances and responds to just 800-900 calls...

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Photography by: Jo Savage  In a place as huge as the Denver Convention Center, it is not unreasonable to feel overwhelmed at first glance (or even third), especially during an event as popular and well-known as Outdoor Retailer. At the entrance to the building, a giant blue bear towers 40 feet in the air, peering into the center, where thousands of people are milling about. The convention center is made up of three floors, and even though it’s just a four-day show, hundreds of brands and more than 20,000 people attend. Photo credit: choosecolorado.com  Inside the doors, it is enormous, crowded...

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Photography by: Justin Mayers In below freezing weather, Ranyon d’Arge and his crew hang on ropes over the edge of Corbet’s Couloir, one of the most admired and feared ski features in the world. Towering over the rest of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and the valley below, Corbet’s is spectacular, daunting and, for those who are daring enough to take the leap, the thrill of a lifetime. Ranyon and his team hover hundreds of feet above flat ground, roped into the side of the cliff with a standard harness, steel rungs, a cable system and a DMOS Shovel carabinered...

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We know you're already thinking about the fun elements of winter. You've been hitting ski swaps, pulling out your gear, and maybe even splurging on some new bindings. But with winter well on it's way, it's time to start thinking about preparing for the unexpected snow storms, the darker days, and the cold temps. Before you get sucked into holiday madness, take some time to prepare your vehicle for winter. Here are 4 things to consider 1. Tires and Traction Roads are gonna get slick! So swap your tires out for beefy snow tires or dig out your chains so that they're...

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