Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

Special Features




 Follow CRV On...


Winter Sports



  • Atomic - manufacturer of skis, product catalog, dealer list
  • Elan - manufacturer of skis and snowboard, product catalog, dealer list, technical data
  • K2 - manufacturer of skis, product catalog, sizing wizard, dealer list
  • Gates Gloves - manufacturer of ski gloves, product catalog, dealer list, technical information
  • Head - manufacturer of ski and boots, product catalog, technical data
  • Lowe Alpine - manufacturer of packs and apparel, product catalog, dealer list, magazine
  • Microski - manufacturer of skiboards, catalog, specifications
  • Nordic - manufacturer of ski accessories, product catalog, newsletter,
  • Olin Skis - manufacturer of high tech skis, product catalog, technical information, dealer list
  • Powder Wings - manufacturer of compactable snowshoes, product catalog, technical information
  • Rossignol - manufacturers of skis, product catalog, dealer list
  • TUBBS Snowshoes - manufacturer of snowshoes, product catalog, technical data, links, events, dealers list
  • Test Pilot - manufactures of accessories and tools of skis and snowboarding, product catalog, dealer lists
  • SWIX - manufacturer of ski poles , waxes, ski apparel, product catalog, technical data,


  • "Alpine Skiing: Steps to Success", John Yacenda, Human Kinetics, 1991
  • "The Basic Essentials of Alpine Skiing", Carol Poster, ICS Books, 1993
  • "The Basic Essentials of Snowboarding", John McMullen, ICS Books, 1991
  • "Beginning Snowboarding", Julie Jensen, Jon Lurie and Jimmy Clark, Lerner Publications Company, 1995
  • "Complete Winter Sports Safety Manual: Staying Safe & Warm Snowshoeing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, & Camping", Bern Dreissman, Falcon Publishing Company, 1997
  • "Encyclopedia of Figure Skating", John W. Malone, Facts on File Publications, 1998
  • Powder Magazine
  • "Skiing Merit Badge Pamphlet", Boy Scouts of America, No 33365A
  • "Skiing: Step by Step to Success", Rob Richfield and Anna Marie Bruechert, Crowood Press, 1993
  • SkiMaps - ski resort information, trail maps, forums, equipment, magazine
  • Snow Tech Magazine - Snowmobiling sled and rider magazine
  • Snowboarder Magazine
    "Snowboarder's Startup! A Beginners Guide to Snowboarding", Doug Werner, Pathfinder, 1993


  • Avalanche Awareness, Betsy & Knox Armstrong & Williams VSH 30 min - Avalanche safety basics from internationally-known experts; live footage, interviews and computer animation cover effects of terrain, snowpack
  • Avalanche VHS 90 min (2-tape set) - Surviving in avalanche country requires a complex mixture of physical science, backcountry skills & common sense. This video uncovers the secrets, thrills & devastating forces that lie hidden in winter's domain to help backcountry recreationists avoid avalanche dangers
  • How To Snowboard - VHS 60 min - Beginner's guide to safe snowboarding. Take a private video lesson with "Paco," most sought after snowboarding instructor in the world
  • The Telemark Movie - VHS 70 min - This how-to video won Ski Tech magazine's highest effectiveness rating; said "worth 5 year's of trial & error;" produced by No. American Telemark Org. (NATO)
  • Wilderness Adventures-Dog Sledding VHS 35 min - Venture on a dog sledding trip in the summer on a 7000' snow glacier. Learn how & why this ancient form of transportation is still in use today
  • Dial Tune: The Complete Snowboard Tuning and Maintenance Guide Video - VHS 50 min - This The video is broken down into six segments that clearly shows you how to and with what tools towax and sharpen the edges, delamination repair, and P-tex. Also included is information on how to choose the correct binding, boot, and board for different styles of riding.
KNOTS cartoon