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White high top textile sneakers

Barefoot lifestyle shoes

Here’s a question:  do you like cushioned shoes or do you prefer the barefoot feel?  For most of my life, I’ve worn shoes with padded soles.  Cushioning seemed especially important back when I ran half…

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woman jumping in snow with small white dog

Windproof gear

Ah, Colorado weather!  One minute sunshine, the next wind and snow.  With such unpredictability, weatherproof apparel is a must.  On windy day with alternating sunshine and snow, I tried out the new GORE® Wear, developed…




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…


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…