Swag Storm Contest from Ski ‘N See

ski n see swag storm

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 […]

Ski Fashion 2015: Skea, S’No Queen, Rohner

ski fashion 2015 skea s'no queen rohner

Skea Moyo Skirt A friend recently asked me about après skirts. Being male, he needed an explanation of why women love them. “Because you can pull them over your ski pants, shed the pants, keep the baselayers, add cute boots or shoes and be ready for a beer or grocery shopping,” I explained, probably giving […]

Gear Notes: Xperio UV Lenses, Ski Dana and Munk Pack

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Xperio Polarized Lenses I have a love/hate relationship with sunglasses. I can’t live without ‘em, but I’m prone to lose ‘em. So I’ve taken to purchasing super-cheap models and not caring about scratches, smashes or losses. Then I tried Xperio UV polarized sun lenses. There is a difference. What Is Polarization? Light polarizes when it bounces off […]

Introducing Stripes Gear Baselayers for the Family (Giveaway)

stripes baselayers for kids

While we may call them “baselayers” here in the U.S., I’ve recently learned that our neighbors to the North call them “thermals.” We’re talking about what we all used to call “long underwear.” And no matter what you call them, you’re going to want to check out Stripes Gear. I’m going to start with a […]