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Gear Reviews SIA

Our Favorite Base Layer: Polarmax

I’m notoriously adverse to shopping for clothes. Most of the time a trip to the mall feels somewhat akin to pulling teeth, unless I’m shopping for outdoor winter gear. I’m pretty sure I could shop for fleeces and coats and mittens all day. One of my favorite gear advances in recent years is the double […]

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Gear Reviews SIA

SkiA Sweetspot Trainer: practice your ski stance and balance

Earlier this year at the SIA Snow Show, we met with Martin Breach, inventor of the SkiA Sweetspot Trainer. As we approached the booth we saw him standing, slightly crouched, in a pair of ski boots with what appeared to be a lego beneath each. As we soon came to learn, he was demonstrating the […]

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Gear Reviews SIA

Women’s Anarchy Sunglasses: angel “Craze” are stylish shades

You’ve probably already seen them around the blog and our Instagram feed, but I wanted to take a second to publicly profess how much I adore my Anarchy sunglasses (the women’s line is called “angel“).┬áIt’s always sunglass season in Colorado; the glare off the snow in the winter can be equally (if not more) punishing […]

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Aspen/Snowmass Celebrity Entertainment Television Winter X Games

Mountain Movers shows how snow sport venues are created

It costs resorts hundreds of thousands, sometimes millions of dollars in materials (water, air, pipes) and time (employees, machinery) and National Geographic Channel goes behind-the-scenes with “Snow Park Technologies” to show how world-class, high-intensity snow competition courses are constructed. Be sure to watch for the episode showing the build out of the Winter X Games […]

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Aside Events

It’s closing weekend for most resorts. Check out t…

It’s closing weekend for most resorts. Check out the calendar for all the fun events: https://cosnow.com/events/

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Events

This may be your last weekend to enjoy the spring …

This may be your last weekend to enjoy the spring snow! Check out the events calendar if you’re looking for fun: https://cosnow.com/events/

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Gear SIA

SIA 2013: Icelantic goes three-dimensional and skinny

On Saturday at SIA 2013, we had a few extra minutes to see our local pals over at Icelantic and see what was in the pipeline. Travis Parr I’m glad we did because artist, Travis Parr, has decided to work in a three dimensional aspect to next season’s designs. And they look great. They’re risky, […]

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Gear Photography SIA

SIA 2013 Fashion: Mustard is In

Walking the floor at the Denver Convention Center is overwhelming: there are booths, and walls, and gear, and people everywhere. But cutting through all the noise and commotion is one thing: mustard. The color is everywhere on jackets and pants. This is not your 80s “neon” yellow, this is a “saturated bright”, as we’ve been […]