OOFOS OOmg Boot Review

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

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Holidays in the high country

Thanksgiving weekend and the first few days of December 2018 blessed our mountains with snow.  Now, the holiday season brings more joy and cheer to Colorado.  Resorts are ready to greet guests with wintery events. …


Portable Power Bank for phone charging and flashlight

Outdoor Tech Portable Power Bank review

Initial reaction Snowgrrl sometimes gets inundated with opportunities to review the latest and greatest products.  Outdoor Tech’s Portable Power Bank caught my attention because of the product’s usefulness.  When running around town or up on…


Group skiing in Italy

Happy Group Skiing

When the holidays roll around, a lot of friends and family groups roll up to the resorts.  Group skiing provides a great way for people to spend time together.  Shared group experiences lead to closeness,…


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…



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…