Monthly Archives: November 2011

Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 6: The Beauty of the Family

So you have a mountain girl who wants to be out all day with everyone else. How do you even start to keep her warm? Layer on the girl’s insulated Torina jacket with a long sleeved, 100% polyester baselayer top … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 5: For the Little Ripper

Have a little one who tears up the mountain? We love insulated jackets like the 30x jacket for the frigid Breckenridge temps. They are easier and more comfortable to layer under than the Triclimates, though less versatile. Add a cool … Continue reading

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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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Volunteer Your Time with a Disabled Person This Winter

For many years The North Face Breckenridge has supported the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center and their efforts as a a national leader in outdoor adventure education serving all people, with a specialized focus on serving those with disabilities and special … Continue reading

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Snow Dancing

Check out this video celebrating Breck’s 50th Anniversary this season. From Trygve Berge throwing front flips on skis to last years Dew Tour, it’s all there. We’re pretty proud to call Breck home. Now that the resort is open we’re … Continue reading

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New Snow in Breckenridge

Last night brought decent accumulation to the mountains in and around Breckenridge, Colorado. There was about 5″ of fresh powder on my front porch this morning! It’s great to see this accumulation prior to the Nov 11th opening date at … Continue reading

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