Tag Archives: winter

Blue Bird Heli Boarding

31 Jan

enjoy this video 🙂

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Human Flying Drone

20 Dec

Happy Holidays 😉

Crazy Night Skiing – Léo Taillefer – Val d’Isére, France

5 May

New: Pieps DSP Pro Avalanche Beacon

3 Dec

Have a skier or snowboarder on your shopping list? The Pieps DSP Pro is the successor to the legendary Pieps DSP and ideal support for all mountaineering activities. The DSP Pro Avalanche Beacon is built for skiers and snowboarders who like to explore extreme terrain, and also for those looking for additional safety when riding resort areas. This beacon is new for the 2013-2014 season, and is now available at Makais. Stock will be limited, and this is a hot seller!

Gift Ideas For Skiers & Snowboarders

2 Dec

Have a skier on your Holiday shopping list? Here’s a few great gift ideas from Pieps that would bring a smile to the face of any skier or snowboarder…The Pieps Freeride is one of the best selling avalanche beacons on the market today, and is well priced at just $199.95! Order now and get it shipped FREE by Makais.

Pieps Freeride Avalanche Beacon

Pieps Freeride Avalanche Beacon

Pieps Freeride Avalanche Beacon

Pieps Freeride Avalanche Beacon

Pieps Freerider Backpack

Pieps Freerider Backpack

Pieps Myotis Backpack

Pieps Myotis Backpack

Pieps Shovel Tour

Pieps Shovel Tour

Also, here’s a cool stocking stuffer for any lover of the outdoors.

California Winter Almost Here?

10 Feb

Winter has sure taken it’s time getting here this year! Especially for those of us living out in California, it’s been the absolute worst winter season in terms of rainfall/snowfall. The rest of the country hasn’t been doing much better either. If you like to ski/snowboard, you know exactly what I’m talking about. The good news is that there is some snowfall expected in the mountains early next week. (Mammoth Mountain, specifically) And, according to the “dweebs” at MammothWeather.com, the outlook for March looks wet! We need that snow, not just to play in, but we gotta get that snow melt this summer! Lets hope the whole country has a ‘rockin March with tons of snow and rain. We need it! If you want to geek-out and look at a National radar map, check this out. Pretty cool stuff. Lets hope our ski lifts in California look like this in March:

Tip: skiing backcountry this winter? Don’t forget that avalanche beacon

How To Walk & Run On Ice & Snow

13 Jan

It’s winter! Time for ice and snow! Don’t let the winter weather stop you from taking that walk or going for a hike! If you feel like you need some extra traction on those icy paths & trails, check out the amazing Kahtoola Microspikes! They are like tire chains for your shoes! We’ve got ’em well stocked in all sizes right now at Makais.com. Free shipping too!

Kahtoola Microspikes

Wolf Creek Ski Area Open For Skiing…Last Saturday!

13 Oct

This is pretty awesome, and great news if you’re a Colorado skier. (and live anywhere near Wolf Creek) The ski area is open for business as of Saturday 10/08/11 with 44 inches of real snow. This makes Wolf Creek the very first ski area to open in the U.S. for the 2011-2012 ski season.

Hat tip to UltraRob for breaking the news to us

Kahtoola Microspikes On Sale! Save $5 + Free Shipping

22 Feb

Kahtoola Microspikes are easily one of most clever devices on the market today to give you a little (a lot) of traction when walking or running on snow or ice. Microspikes rock! We have sold a ton of these this winter, and right now we are running a sale for a limited time only. Right now, you can save an extra $5 off Kahtoola Microspikes, and we’ll ship ’em free to you!

Kahtoola Microspikes

Kahtoola Microspikes

Avalanche Safety Products: Avalanche Beacons, Probes, Shovels

4 Dec

SNOW SEASON! Woot! Hit the backcountry and get you some of that good stuff…but be safe when you do it! Head over to Makais.com and check out our selection of avalanche safety products. You’ll find state of the art avalanche beacons, top quality avalanche shovels, and very nice avalanche probes.

avalanche!!!