Arc’teryx Zeta AR Jacket and Pant
Given the cost of high-quality outdoor apparel, I need my preferred wear to be three-season-friendly, versatile, and durable. I was immediately drawn to the Arc’teryx Zeta AR Jacket and pant, both due to Arc’teryx’s high standards and the many uses of the Zeta line. And don’t worry guys…these exact items come... Read more
Big Agnes Women’s Pyramid Jacket
Did you know Big Agnes, maker of top-quality sleeping bags, pads, and tents, now makes men and women’s apparel? Imagine the warmth, comfort, and lightweight convenience of a Big Agnes sleeping bag, and then picture sliding your arms into it like a jacket. That’s how the women’s Pyramid Jacket... Read more
Atlas Endeavor Snowshoes
Snowshoeing is an accessible sport for the whole family to enjoy while traveling or while at home, and once everyone has the right equipment, it’s very affordable. I’ve recommended several pairs of snowshoes for kids, and now it’s the grown-ups’ turn. The Atlas Endeavor is designed for both men and... Read more
Stio Hometown Down Jacket for Kids
I love outdoor wear companies who make kids’ clothing with the same attention to quality and detail as their adult versions. At Stio, the kids’ Hometown Down Jacket is just like Mom’s and Dad’s. Stio is based out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, so they know winter and they know what... Read more
Tubbs Snowglow Snowshoes for Kids
How do you improve any product designed for kids? Make sure it lights up, of course! The Tubbs Snowglow snowshoe is a slam-dunk for families who want to get out in the winter together. Designed for kids 4-8, the snowglow is lightweight, small enough to make steps even in deep... Read more
Muck Hale Boots for Women and Kids
If you live, play, or travel to locations where you’re frequently in the outdoors in all conditions, owning a pair of Muck boots falls into the ‘life hack’ category. Or as I like to think of it, the ‘Wow, why did it take me so long to get these?’ category.... Read more
Helly Hansen Stella Storm Jacket and Switch Cargo Pants
By mid-ski season, I usually know what gear and ski wear is working for me, and what’s not. By February, I’m ready to make some adjustments and refresh. Just in time, I tried out two new pieces from Helly Hansen’s winter ski line. Stella Storm Jacket: The Stella Storm jacket... Read more
Helly Hansen Mission Stoke Shell Jacket
Ready for winter and the 2015 ski season? The Helly Hansen Mission Stoke Shell just might be the last ski jacket you need to buy for a long time. With every bell and whistle for bell-and-whistle-loving guys, this jacket plays just as hard in the backcountry as on the... Read more
Craghoppers CompressLite PackAway Jackets
Craghoppers has one of the best values in packable travel jackets I’ve seen in a long time. The CompressLite Packaway Jacket is made of a down-alternative, is incredibly lightweight for its price category, and includes all the features you need in a travel and outdoors jacket: a full hood, adjustable... Read more
ColdPruf Merino Wool Classic Base Layers
It’s ski season in the Northern Hemisphere, and we’re already wearing our ColdPruf base layers! I love ColdPruf’s performance layer line, made with thin polyester and spandex, but my teens are pickier. They want a layer that feels more natural against their skin, so as they ski today–yes, right... Read more