Nordic Ski Gear Designed for Women

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A guest post from  Roger Lohr, founder and editor of XCSkiResorts.com and a prolific national cross-country skiing writer.  While I love to cross-country ski, I’m still skiing on the same old skis, using the same old boots and wearing the same old clothing, that I’ve had for at least 10 years.  So when Roger Lohr offered to write […]

Gear Notes: Best Maps Ever, Better Goggle Vision and a Couple Quick Hits

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Best Maps Ever Derek Percoski is a graphic artist who “loves staring at maps.” When he moved West ten years ago, he started taking road trips across the region. And while on the road, he’d get ideas for maps. He puts it this way. “When I’m in a new place I’m often mentally stitching together what I […]

Ski Fashion: Pair This Season’s Sales With Next Season’s Styles

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  The catalogs in your mailbox (and the ads in your email) may be shouting “spring” or “summer,” but winter isn’t over just yet. And while I don’t want to rush the season, these winter-into-spring months are a perfect time to score deals on this season’s ski clothing and equipment. Styles and Trends for 2015 – 16 When […]

Get Outfitted Rents Ski Clothes, and Makes It Easy

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Two years ago, Colorado entrepreneur Julian Flores had a big idea: he wanted to rent top-quality ski and snowboard gear to travelers, shipping it to their destination. He thought it was a perfect way for occasional skiers and snowboarders to save money, without compromising on ski wear. He also thought this service would appeal to people who […]

Swag Storm Contest from Ski ‘N See

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As you may know, Ski ‘N See of Utah is one of braveskimom.com’s best supporters. Just two months after I started writing in 2010, Ski ‘N See offered to sponsor a Junior Helmet Giveaway. They’ve sponsored one, in cooperation with Giro, every year since. This Spring, the have several contests going…all under the name SWAG STORM! Really, with a […]