Update on Coalition Snow Women’s Skis

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Earlier this season, I wrote an article titled “Girly Skis? Yes or No?” that mentioned Coalition Snow, a woman-owned company selling woman-designed skis and snowboards. Jen Gurecki, the company’s owner, recently launched a Kickstarter campaign. Since I’m always happy to help worthy women succeed, I am sharing the following guest post.  Thanks Jen! Coalition Snow Puts […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]