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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…


Salewa Alpenrose boots

Salewa Alpenrose hiking boot review

Consistent with all snowgrrl reviews of products tested, this Salewa Alpenrose hiking boot review states my honest opinion about this product received at no charge from Salewa. Reviewed by “QUICK CHICK,” Tracie Max Sachs Tracie is…


Swiss Alps skiing - chairlift

Swiss Alps skiing: an insider’s view

We’ve enjoyed Swiss Alps skiing since November 10, 2017 — Verbier, Switzerland to be exact! The resort of Verbier 4 Vallées officially opens daily from December 2, 2017 and stays open through the end of…


Gordini ski gloves pass the snowgrrl test

Gordini Venture ski gloves

Snowgrrl had the opportunity to test a pair of bright green Gordini ski gloves on the slopes of the Canyons resort in Utah last week.  The Gordini ski gloves are super lightweight, featuring InSilk insulation. …


Helly Hansen Vertex Stretch keeps him happy!

We recently had a SnowMan test out the Helly Hansen Vertex Stretch midlayer.  SnowMan Sam wore this mid-layer beneath a shell on a bluebird day in Breckenridge, Colorado.  He commented that he felt totally comfortable…


Snow bunny or baby gifts!

‘Tis the season for online shopping… which we much prefer to the crazed crowds at the mall!  Snowgrrl therefore presents just a few options to get you started on shopping for your favorite snow bunny:…



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GO PUCK: portable power on the hill

Ever made plans to meet up with friends at the top or bottom of a lift, but you don’t see them, and when you try to send the “where u @?” text, you find that…