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Inexpensive hiking boots

Hanagal Kenting trail running shoe review

This review of Hanagal shoes, moderately ($60-70) priced hiking shoes, comes from a professor in England, who tried the relatively inexpensive hiking shoes in a few places. Initial reaction I received three pairs of Hanagal…

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Rynoskin review

Editor’s note:  Snowgrrl has been lucky to engage reviewers who are passionate about testing outdoor products and writing comprehensive reviews.  However, that is not always the case.  In this instance, most of the content about…


Rocky Mountain National Park bighorn sheep and coffee press

Espro Ultralight Travel Coffee Press Review

Editor’s note:  this Espro Ultralight travel coffee press review is compliments of Dan Zeppelin, who works as a dentist during the day and explores Colorado by foot, bike and ski when not working. It’s amazing…


AfterShokz open-ear headphones

Headphones that go outside of your ear but still deliver premium stereo sound?  The folks behind AfterShokz open-ear headphones promised that and more.  Always the skeptic, I wondered how on earth that could be possible. …


Snowgrrl review of MyTrail light down jacket

MyTrail jacket review – tested in Alaska!

Mountain tested:  MyTrail Women’s 850 Fill HL Hooded Down Jacket I’m always excited to try products emerging from Colorado companies, especially those who take pride in ethical sourcing.  So, when offered the chance to do…


Sweet snacks for the slopes or trail

The Outdoor Retailer summer market showcased many tasty tidbits!  We loved so many sweet snacks at the summer show.  Happily, the trend towards real food and thoughtfulness about our planet has resulted in some delicious…


Avalanche tops review

Consistent with all snowgrrl reviews of products tested, this review states my honest opinion about Avalanche tops received at no charge from Avalanche Apparel. Avalanche Apparel is a family-owned and operated outdoor apparel company that…


snowrrl wears Parakito

Parakito mosquito repellent

The Parakito mosquito repellent wristband was one of the first products ever reviewed by snowgrrl.  At this year’s SnowShow, I reconnected with the brand.  I discovered their awesome new line of “party” Parakito mosquito repellent…