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FITS Ultra Light Ski OTC socks

FITS Ultra Light Ski OTC socks

FITS’ parent company, the Crescent Sock Company in Niota, TN, dates back to 1902, and makes technical ski socks in the USA. I received a few pairs of test socks  just in time for two weeks of skiing in northern Montana. My test question: how would my 11.5 sized feet with narrow heels, high insteps, assorted [...]

February 6, 2015 Matt Colonius 0

Dissent Labs Ski GFX Compression Hybrid Protect Socks

Dissent Labs Ski GFX Compression Hybrid Protect Socks

All desk-bound, drought-stricken skiers can sympathize with the fatigue brought on by hyper-compressed days of track skiing and backcountry touring crammed into one vacation. Add several long days on the beginning slopes making turn after turn while looking back up the hill at a small maniac (my son) who skis straight down the hill with [...]

February 5, 2015 Matt Colonius 0

Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Flow High Neck 1/2 Zip Top

Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Flow High Neck 1/2 Zip Top

People say that boots are the most important piece of ski gear, but I would put it out there that a good set of baselayers can also make for a better day out on the slopes. The Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Flow High Neck ½ Zip Top and HH Warm Pant are that magic [...]

February 3, 2015 Leslie Steen 0

Native Eyewear Haskill Polarized Sunglasses

Native Eyewear Haskill Polarized Sunglasses

I recently had to slog through a 22-hour drive across the center of the country, and wanted a pair of shades that would do double duty for both driving and exercise. I wanted great optics, lots of coverage across my face, and frames that would stay put while running. The Native Eyewear Haskill glasses appeared [...]

November 26, 2014 Nathan Welton 0

Sierra Designs DriDown™ 28 Degrees North Jacket

Sierra Designs DriDown™ 28 Degrees North Jacket

Winter came early this year to the Colorado high country, but I’m not particularly worried. I’ve been testing Sierra Designs’ new DriDown™ 28 Degrees Jacket for the last few weeks, and think I’ve found the ultimate casual down jacket for cold and wet weather. The Sierra Designs DriDown™ 28 Degrees North Jacket contains down that’s coated with a [...]

December 5, 2013 Nathan Welton 0

Incipio Premium Kickstand

Incipio Premium Kickstand

When I travel, I like everything I carry to have its own place. That’s why I like Incipio’s Premium Kickstand. This semi-rigid black nylon tablet case opens up like a book and closes when I’m ready to pack it, giving my Xoom tablet top and bottom protection. (It’s also available for iPads and other devices.) [...]

June 29, 2013 E.D. 0