"March Skiing at its best! Part of my training as a mountain guide is backcountry skiing in the San Juan mountains of Colorado. After almost 7 weeks of blue skies and no new snow, the mountains finally received a week long snow storm that dropped 5 feet of snow on Red Mountain pass. Of course a big avalanche cycle followed but now the backcountry skiing is great again. Yeah!! For those long days...Read More
Point6 socks help to tackle one of ultra running’s true rites of passage, running the Grand Canyon from Rim2Rim2Rim! Point6 Ambassador, Heather Gollnick and friends began their adventure in the wee hours of the morning heading down the south rim navigating the bright Angel Trail with head lamps lighting the way.
Heather states, "We took it pretty easy until the most epic sunrise lit up this...Read More
Brad Johnson has been guiding trekking and climbing trips in Peru for 28 years. This has been an extremely busy year for Brad’s company Peaks & Places Travel, as Brad has guided a total of five groups. The first two groups went on an 8- day trek around the spectacular Cordillera Huayhuash Mountains. These mountains host the peak called Siula Grande, made famous by the book and movie titled...Read More
Point6 is proud to show its continued support for Soles4Souls, a global non-profit that collects donated footwear and distributes them to people in need around the world. Point6 extends that commitment this month with a substantial donation of new merino wool socks that will directly support people in need.
Footwear is a basic human necessity that promotes equality and opportunity across all of...Read More
It has been a busy couple of years for Point6 athlete ambassador, Joey Thompson. This spring, Joe passed his final mountain guides exam to become one of only 94 fully certified American Mountain Guides by the American Mountain Guides Associationand is licensed by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA). Recognized as the highest level of professional guiding in the...Read More
Point6 is excited to show its support once again for our friends at Get Fit Family Racing, a local event production company based here in Steamboat Springs. GFFR's endurance series kicked off last weekend with the second annual Give it a Tri - Sprint Triathlon and Kids Race at the Old Town Hot Springs Pool with a pool swim, rolling hill bike ride and easy run course for athletes of all ages and...Read More
Point6 loaded up the van and headed cross-country from Steamboat Springs, Colorado to Damascus, Virginia for the 2014 AT Trail Days. Our journey began at 6:30 in the morning in a complete white out snowstorm, and ended in blue skies and 80° weather.
Day 1, we drove 14 hours and camped at Finger Lakes State Park in Missouri. We shared the wool love along our journey, giving socks to those who...Read More
We are proud to announce our 2014 team of athlete ambassadors! This diverse group of athletes will help us by field testing products and engaging core audiences through inspiring perspectives and sharing stories of their adventures.
Our performance merino socks have quickly become a favorite among hardcore athletes and serious amateurs alike, and our team of ambassadors represents a wide...Read More
We recently caught up with esteemed Point6 athlete ambassador, David Steele on his recent escapades ski touring in the Montana backcountry. Here's a few excerpts from David's blog, Skinning with bear spray, along with some breathtaking photos from David and Jonathan Finch.
A couple of weeks back, Clay, Jonathan, and I (that’s right, I used the Oxford comma) headed up to the Swan Crest....Read More