Chair lift with snow

Ample early season snow in Colorado

Lots of Snow = Early Openings Normally, ski resorts don’t open until right around Thanksgiving.  But, here in Colorado we have already been blessed with tremendous snowfall.  Accordingly, several resorts are already open, and a…

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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…


Quiet morning on the mountain

Breckenridge hosts early season concert

As you probably know by now, A-Basin and Loveland are already open for skiing.  An early October storm blessed the mountains with a good base.  Let’s hope this winter brings more and better snow than…


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…


Bobas donations to homeless shelters

Socks for a cause

We love our socks!  They keep us warm in winter and cute patterns can add fun to cold days.  We also love kindness!  Now Bombas has figured out a way to combine two things we…


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…