Gear Notes: Hydrate, Look Great and Keep Bruises at Bay (Spring Giveaway)

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This post includes a fantastic giveaway from Demon, Life is Fluid and Mountain Khakis. For details, please see below. Thanks!  A Next Gen Water Bottle from Life is Fluid Does the world really need another water bottle? Not if it’s the disposable kind that you drink and toss in the trash. Yes, if it’s a […]

Ski Fashion 2014: The Latest Looks for Spring Skiing (Obermeyer Giveaway)

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Who doesn’t love spring? As much as I hate to see winter slide by, spring is a delicious season with longer days, softer snow, warmer temps and some of the best skiing and riding of the year. Whether you’re off on a family spring break ski trip, or just enjoying this lovely season at your […]

Gear Notes: Adea, 81 HeadThreads, Capsul, Primaloft, Columbia and Coppertone

Columbia millenium flash shell

Gear, gear, I get lots of gear, to try and to review. Since the winter season began, these are some of my favorites. Adea Wardrobe Basics Looking for one top that does it all from skiing to après and beyond? Adea makes a lightweight mock turtleneck that can be used as a base layer, for […]

A Skiing Family’s Letter to Santa: Gifts Ideas and a Giveaway

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Gifts for Everyone on your Christmas List, plus a Gift Card Giveaway from Outdoor Website, ActiveJunky.com. For details, see the end of the post.  I love Santa Letters. In my memory, the letter was painstakingly printed on spiral paper and gave flight to every childhood dream. It also inevitably included a request for at least […]

Kick Off Ski Season With A “Mystery” Giveaway

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What Will You Win? Gift cards, product samples and more from Mountain Khakis, Liftopia, VISA, Hestra, PortaSki, Helmet Huggers and FOSY Originals. Later this week, the calendar will mark a change from summer to fall. This means ski season is only one month away in parts of North America. What better way to kick off fall […]