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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…

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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…


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…


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…


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. …