If you haven’t heard of it, Junior Trade In, the 26-year old budget-friendly equipment exchange program for kids ages 4-18, will be available during SKI REX. This is a great deal for families with kiddos starting to grow into equipment (without having to spend a ton on continual upgrades or on-hill rentals). A complete set […]
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 […]
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 […]
I received a pair of Guideline Eyegear’s Alpine polarized sunglasses to try out this season1 and I’ve been really impressed. Build Quality When skiing I always carry a pair of goggles to the slopes and throw a pair of sunglasses in my pack to pull out when outside at lunch or driving or on a […]
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“). It’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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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, […]
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 […]