I thought you guys might enjoy something totally retro from the 1980s. Pete Sowar sent these over from Crested Butte. Secura-Fix adapter snaps into alpine binding and provides a touring platform. This was the ancestor of the famed Alpine Trekker touring adapter sold by Backcountry Access. Check out the museum display.
WildSnow.com publisher emeritus and founder Lou (Louis Dawson) has a 50+ years career in climbing, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. He was the first person in history to ski down all 54 Colorado 14,000-foot peaks, has authored numerous books about about backcountry skiing, and has skied from the summit of Denali in Alaska, North America’s highest mountain.