Category Archives: Gear

Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 4: For the (Crazy) One Who Chooses to Hike up Mountains. In -5 Degrees.

One of the most difficult activities to dress for is the one where you’re sweating profusely when it’s below freezing outside. Skinning, cross country skiing, skate skiing, even snowshoeing. These high aerobic activities leave you either sweating out your shell … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 3: How to Protect Your Skis When Flying With Them

Andy’s pick for the ultimate holiday gift is a Base Camp Ski Roller. The BC roller holds two pairs of skis as well as two pairs of boots, with integrated boot pockets which are accessible from both the outside and … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 2: The Guy Who Rocks the Planks, but Doesn’t Want to Freeze His-You-Know-What

The Gitter Down jacket is stuffed with down, which equates directly to warmth. The plaid on the outside means he doesn’t look like the kid on A Christmas Story. The Chatter pant, with a Gore Tex membrane, is technical, but … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 1: The Ski Anything, but Look Good While Doing it Girl

I love the ruffle down the front of the Lifty Triclimate Jacket. It’s subtle, yet feminine. It has a removable, synthetic insulated liner that’s perfect for wearing around town after a day of skiing. The Riderarchy pants, perfectly loose but … Continue reading

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We Dream About Gear, It’s True

Stuck as to what to get your significant other/offspring/loved one this holiday season? With a store full of innovative, exciting products, I figured we should showcase some of our staff’s favorite gear picks and offer a gift guide. Starting next … Continue reading

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Ski Wear Decoded

Andy and I filmed short commercials for the local Resort Sports Network station explaining what to wear on the hill for a normal ski day and for a cold ski day. Most days here would be considered cold for most people, … Continue reading

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Snow, Parties, and Jackets

Main Street traffic has greatly decreased and the weather, well, the weather does what it always does. Sun, snow, rain, sun, rain… We’ve been enjoying our couple of days of 50 degree heat- bringing out our shorts and sandals for … Continue reading

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A Whole Lot of Awesomeness

I have been down and out for the past month- one sickness after another. Luckily, I am now on the mend and itching to adventure again. It doesn’t need to be a big adventure, I just want to be out … Continue reading

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Snow Continues to Fall in Breckenridge

We may have been a little quiet about it throughout the beginning of this winter, but for a while we were in serious need of snow. Lots of snow. Much of the State of Colorado was in the same situation. … Continue reading

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First Skin of the Season

Brett, Sara, and I headed out for the first skin/snowshoe of the season on Wednesday. It was a gorgeous mid-fifty bluebird day. Although the snow was a bit hard and rutted in some places, we couldn’t have asked for any … Continue reading

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