Because winter sports take place in sometimes remote and challenging terrain, it can require extra planning and extra gear. You need to be ready for the elements. Perhaps the most important preparation you can take is to make your feet … Continue reading →
While I never saw her drink the entire time I was growing up, my mother kept a small bottle of brandy in the cupboard. Mom hailed from upstate Wisconsin and had been a great ice skater in her day, so … Continue reading →
Here’s the hot formula: combine comfort with advanced insulating yarn, wear everywhere. That’s the outcome for Heat Holders, the leader in thermal outdoor wear. With their unique entries in the world of footwear and gloves, one looks good and, … Continue reading →
This summer I committed to day-hiking one of the Sierra Nevada’s premier peaks. This would be a demanding hike and I wanted to prepare. Preferring the comfort and lightness of trail runners I was determined to get away with wearing … Continue reading →
If your feet are the gateway to an enjoyable outdoor adventure, these socks could be your Ausangate-way to comfort. And its Ausangate’s line of boot socks that provide all the comfort and protection from the cold that any snowshoer is … Continue reading →
In my family, receiving a new pair of socks was a telltale sign of Christmas traditions. They would vary from year to year: ski socks, wool socks, fleece socks, ridiculous holiday themed socks. Whatever they were, they’d always be a … Continue reading →
Although the snowshoe season is still going strong, I’ve given myself a few months to properly test and review the KEEN Revel Winter Hiking Boot. They still look and feel brand new after months of wear and abuse.
Evangelizing their organic, chlorine-free merino wool socks along with support to organizations like The Conservation Alliance and John Muir Trust—both important forces in the world of keeping the outdoors out-of-doors—they live their … Continue reading →