Woman skiing down slope in Breckenridge Colorado

Breckenridge adventure

Last week, I had the opportunity to explore a Breckenridge adventure with a private guide.  Ben Pleimann, who works not only as an instructor and private mountain guide, but also trains other instructors, guided and…

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DÆHLIE hits the hills

Editor’s note:  My friend Colin and I recently tried out several items from Dæhlie.  I’ve been wearing the women’s Airnet Wool base layers, and my friend Colin has been testing out the men’s Airnet wool…


Woman wearing ski helmet with mountains behind her

Sweet Protection Helmet Review

Item Reviewed:  Sweet Protection Switcher Helmet  Reviewed by “QUICK CHICK” , Tracie Max Sachs Tracie is a 5 time World Cup Champion in Speed Skiing. She is the American Women’s record holder, and 4th fastest…


Sturdy ice and snow boots

Let it snow! We’ve got Korkers

We were happy to review both a men’s Korkers Polar Vortex boots and a women’s version called Snowmageddon.  Dr. Dan wrote the majority of this review, with some comments from me as well.  Dan tested…


Ski Resolutions

With the New Year comes the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and consider 2019 resolutions.  I offer, for your consideration, nine ski resolutions you should think about adopting.  I plan to check off at…


Ecoths + Aventura = ethics in apparel

Ethics in Apparel Snowgrrl is always happy to hear about kindness in the industry.  Meeting with the folks behind Ecoths and Aventura clothing recently highlighted how some companies take ethics in the apparel industry quite…


NILS outfit at Keystone

Our epic Keystone ski lesson day

Keystone Resort prides itself on more than 3,000 acres of skiable terrain, including three peaks, five bowls, a cat-skiing adventure, and night skiing.  A day of ski lessons with an expert Keystone instructor therefore seemed…


OOFOS OOmg Boot Review

Initial reaction The OOFOS OOMG boots arrived in their own cute little carrying bag.  With a lightweight black fabric and bright green lining, the boots look like fun to wear.  Always the cynic, I doubted…