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Helly Hansen Trolley 90L Wheeled Luggage

Helly Hansen Trolley 90L Wheeled Luggage

When I travel, I like luggage with wheels, especially when I’m trucking around a near-maximum-weight mix of gear, outfits, and shoes. While big burly duffel bags or backpacking packs may work for many outdoorsy types, I prefer the Helly Hansen Trolley 90L Wheeled Luggage. Case in point: an early winter trip to Las Vegas to escape [...]

March 15, 2015 Leslie Steen 0

Helly Hansen’s Odin Insulator Jacket

Helly Hansen’s Odin Insulator Jacket

I tested the Helly Hansen Odin Insulator Jacket for a 22-day backpacking and climbing trip in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming this summer, and found it to be a great choice for the variety of conditions and activities on the trip. I felt lucky to have it with me on the trail as my [...]

September 30, 2014 Scott Steen 0

Beyond Coastal Active Sunscreen SPF 34

Beyond Coastal Active Sunscreen SPF 34

You may think that your underwear or baselayer is the  item closest to you, but your sunscreen is even closer, absorbing into your skin and protecting you from the sun’s rays. That’s why it’s important to choose a sunscreen that works well and doesn’t cause more harm than good. The Beyond Coastal Active Sunscreen SPF [...]

August 20, 2014 Leslie Steen Uncategorized 0

Newton Running Men’s BOCO AT Trainers

Newton Running Men’s BOCO AT Trainers

The Newton Running Men’s BOCO AT Trainer is a great choice for trail running in the variable weather and conditions that can be expected from springtime in the Rockies.  They are built to support all-day mountain adventures, combining durability, comfort, and off-road features. They are specifically designed for those folks who favor (or would like [...]

June 8, 2014 Scott Steen 0

Sierra Designs All Season Wind Jacket

Sierra Designs All Season Wind Jacket

I’m glad to be testing Sierra Designs All Season Wind Jacket this spring; the unpredictable weather in my high altitude Colorado hometown means I need to be prepared for anything. This great new soft shell has allowed me to do just that. It’s durable, water resistant, windproof, breathable, and extremely stretchy. The jacket first arrived [...]

April 24, 2014 Nathan Welton 0

Pearl Izumi Men’s Select Barrier Jacket

Pearl Izumi Men’s Select Barrier Jacket

Pearl Izumi’s Select Barrier Jacket has become my go-to jacket for my daily bike commute. It’s lightweight, cut nice and long in the back, and does an excellent job of protecting me from the elements when I’m riding. Although the Pearl Izumi Select Barrier Jacket is described as water-resistant rather than waterproof, I’ve found it [...]

February 20, 2014 The Boss 0

Keen Revel II Boot

Keen Revel II Boot

The Keen Revel II winter hiking boots made life thoroughly enjoyable this holiday season, which I spent traipsing through Norway’s west coast. Every day I wandered through a mix of rain, deep puddles, fields of ice, and deep snow, and the Revel II boots kept my feet surprisingly happy. (Available in men’s and women’s styles.) [...]

January 5, 2014 Nathan Welton 0

Sierra Designs Super Stratus Jacket

Sierra Designs Super Stratus Jacket

When fall hits Jackson Hole, down becomes an essential part of everyday life. The Sierra Designs Women’s Super Stratus Jacket is a superbly-fitting, cozy cocoon of a down jacket that has been keeping me warm and happy for the past month, easing the transition from mild days to core-chilling temps. (Available in women’s and men’s [...]

November 4, 2013 Leslie Steen 0

Mountainsmith Approach 50 Backpack

Mountainsmith Approach 50 Backpack

I’m a frequent hiker, and I also do a lot of traveling. Lucky for me I just found the Mountainsmith Approach 50 backpack; it seems to work equally well for both ventures. Last weekend I flew down to San Diego for a quick weekend getaway with college friends and was thrilled that the pack easily [...]

July 18, 2013 Carrie Wilson 2

Core Concepts Women’s Mirror Ball Hybrid Shirt

Core Concepts Women’s Mirror Ball Hybrid Shirt

What’s more fun than a pearl-snaps shirt in a springy color that’s just as at home at the cowboy bar as it is at the climbing wall? The Core Concepts Women’s Mirror Ball Hybrid Shirt! I love the Core Concepts Women’s Mirror Ball Hybrid Shirt because it gives me a chance to not look super [...]

May 8, 2013 Leslie Steen 0