Beaver Creek’s aspen glades are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen, and trekking through them in the snow is peacefully serene, making for a really magical winter experience.
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 Apparel. “And they always make for … Continue reading
Twice a week throughout the year (minus mud seasons), a local group of runners and hikers rise with the sun to hit the steep on Vail Mountain in Colorado. Ellen Miller, accomplished mountaineer and endurance coach, leads the sessions out … Continue reading
I should open with a confession. I grabbed up the Intend Club jacket by Dare2b for only one reason: I thought it looked really cool.
And my fashion sense was quickly confirmed. First, there were all the compliments. Then there … Continue reading
While I never saw her drink the entire time I was growing up, my mother kept a small bottle of brandy in the cupboard. Mom hailed from upstate Wisconsin and had been a great ice skater in her day, so … Continue reading
When I began wearing my Merino wool hoodie by Stio, I didn’t have to be convinced of the value of Merino wool. I already knew that Merino wool makes the best inner layer and probably the best “non-jacket” midlayer.
Wool … Continue reading
What are we looking for in a lightweight jacket for snowshoeing? Probably three things: Little bulk, for maximum body motion. Insulation, for weather protection. And breathability, for moisture management.
Arc’teryx’s Argus jacket meets all these criteria. It is a good … Continue reading
You’d expect me to be partial to Mountain Khakis, since I live in Jackson, Wyoming, and Mountain Khakis is a Jackson-based enterprise. But after wearing their original field pants out snowshoeing these past few weeks, I’m more than partial. I’m … Continue reading
“I swear by my Merino wool socks.”
“Snowshoers are coming back to traditional materials like Merino wool.”
“I can snowshoe for hours in Merino!”
“There is nothing warmer than Merino wool.”
“Merino … Continue reading
When we venture away from our desk jobs, household chores, and TV and PC screens to enter our favorite white blanketed spaces, we renew our bodies and our sense of beauty, freedom, adventure, independence, and peace of mind. Each time, … Continue reading
I’m certainly not alone when I say I have an unyielding affection towards winter. If you’re fortunate to live in a snowy climate, it’s a beautiful time of year that frosts the landscape into a sugary scene of winter wonderland … Continue reading