Reviews Archives

  1. Local Highlight: updated Ski Bumper details, interview

    New Ski Bumper

    We’re huge fans of Colorado-based Sport Bumper and use the Ski Bumper every time we go skiing. Denver local Bo Pitto founded Sport Bumper back in the fall of 2011 and has been constantly working on new product technology and designs, sourcing new materials, and getting into more stores. Not only is Sport Bumper designed…

  2. Adult Ski School experiences at Breckenridge →

    If you want to read about how unsatisfying it is to flip your husband off in mittens when he takes you on a harder run than you wanted to do, this post about my day in ski school over at Breck is for you.

    If you want to read about how I learned to combat my “back seat” tendencies, this post about my day in ski school is for you.

    If you want to read about spreading peanut butter on bread as a metaphor for good turning technique, this post about my day in ski school is for you.

    If you don’t want to read about any of those things, this post about my day in ski school is still for you because pretty much none of that is directly referenced in the article and I’m pretty sure you’ll love it anyway.

  3. Driving the Toyota 4Runner 2013 in Colorado

    Over the 4th of July weekend our plans called for some camping. So we took the opportunity to test drive a Toyota 4Runner up to the west side of Gross Reservoir. Gross Reservoir is a little east of Nederland near the Coal Creek Canyon. From Arvada, it’s just a 30 – 45 minute drive up…

  4. 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…

  5. Breckenridge Nordic Center (2013-02-17)

    This past weekend we, with the encouragement of some friends, decided to try out nordic skiing at the Breckenridge Nordic Center. We weren’t quite sure what we were in for but it ended up being a fun, tough, rewarding half-day of hiking-slash-skiing. We stopped into the nordic center a little before lunch and took care…