In 1995 G3 first started out making avalanche probes. When they decided to grow, they decided to hold every item they made to a higher standard. G3 makes climbing skins, alpine touring bindings, telemark bindings, lightweight touring and tele skis, and backcountry tools. G3 understands that in the backcountry, the tools you use can save a person's life. Once they set this standard, the name of the new Canadian company became obvious: Genuine Guide Gear. It's not just a name. It is a badge that every item produced must earn the right to wear. The Vancouver, Canada based company is independently owned and operated.
G3 makes quality alpine touring and backcountry gear. You can count on it. Period. For next year, G3 is building on the success of the Ion Binding by making a few different versions. It will also come in a lightweight version called the Ion 10 with a release value in the 4-10 DIN range. The ... Continue Reading
So you want to ski the backcountry? Over the next couple of months, I will be adding content on backcountry travel related topics. I will start with basic backcountry set-ups, discussing various aspects of each way (e.g., AT, Tele, Splitboard, etc.) of getting out there with some emphasis on the pros and cons of each. ... Continue Reading
In 1995, when G3 first started out making avalanche probes and thus decided to hold every item they made to a higher standard. G3 understands that in the backcountry, the tools you use can save a person’s life. Once they set this standard, the name of the new company became obvious: Genuine Guide Gear. It’s ... Continue Reading