The Helly Hansen Icefall down jacket is one well-designed coat, but it might not be quite what it seems. Most people think of a down jacket as synonymous with a great deal of warmth, and that’s something the Icefall delivers … Continue reading
Backpacking in the snow takes a certain kind of crazy. You have to be willing to carry more and suffer more. The reward is being able to venture farther from the trailhead and waking up in a wilderness most people … Continue reading
It’s hard to find a jacket more versatile than the Stio Women’s Hometown Down Hooded Jacket. I was in search of a jacket that could double as the perfect jacket for snowshoeing and for one I could wear out and … Continue reading
When it comes to snowshoe racing, snowshoe options abound with many companies delivering light and fast racing models. But although zippy snowshoes can save time on race day, remember that your actual shoes are just … Continue reading
Nothing is more important to me when snowshoeing that I have the proper gear and that I stay warm. Living in an area where temperatures are commonly -4 Fahrenheit, I have to make sure I am properly insulated and not … Continue reading
Second race in the 2015 series brings temperate weather, a soft course, smiling snowshoers and sweaty competitors.
Sunday’s snowshoe race at Beaver Creek, Colorado’s … Continue reading
In 2013, Wisconsin’s 134 cheese plants produced 2,842,456,000 pounds of cheese, accounting for 25.5 percent of the total U.S. cheese production (according to a 2014 Dairy Data report, Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service and Wisconsin Department of Agriculture). This must be … Continue reading
Whether you call it the ceinture fléchée, the L’Assomption sash or simply an arrow sash, these woven accessories are undeniably handy and historical pieces of winter gear.
Ceinture fléchée come in many different forms and styles. A common theme among … Continue reading
Find a snow-covered cirque on skis, and you’ll likely be taking some great powder turns.
“A cirque is a basin carved out by a glacier,” said Alex Biegler, owner and founder of Cirque Mountain … Continue reading