Snow

Snowfeet

January 18, 2019

A new way to have fun on the snow! Snowfeet are a hybrid between super short skis and skates. Lightweight and compact, they are designed out of fiberglass reinforced material with metal edges, a heel brake and adjustable bindings. No special boots are needed – just use your snowboard boots or any waterproof winter boots. […]

Ski with a Champion

January 17, 2019

You don’t need to be someone famous or well connected to Ski with a Champion! This program at Deer Valley Resort invites everyday people like you and me to ski with Olympic snowsport athletes. Leading the pack is Heidi Voelker, a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Ski Team who competed in 3 Winter Olympic Games and […]

The Better Ice Scraper

January 7, 2019

Ice and frost on your windshield? No problem, as long as you have The Better Ice Scraper! This aptly named tool is a time saver when you are rushing out the door in the morning and stopped in your tracks because you windshield is frosted over. The novel design has one side with teeth to […]

Top Snow Gear of 2018

December 11, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Snow category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Ikon Pass, your ticket to year round skiing! Rounding out the top-3 were Axiski, the […]

Aquio

November 21, 2018

Super cool! Released just a few months ago, the Aquio is an exciting innovation that combines a stainless steel water bottle with a detachable iHome Bluetooth speaker. This sleek-looking combo is ideal for the slopes in winter, the beach in summer, and even a rainy day on the trails, because it’s waterproof! That’s right, you needn’t […]

Sled Legs

November 9, 2018

The snow sled that you wear! What?! Yes, strap on Sled Legs, and you’re set to enjoy sailing down those snow covered hills! They look a little like the pads that ice hockey goalies wear to protect themselves. They are designed with a rigid outer shell with an interior out of the same foam used […]

Sled Dogs SnowSkates

November 2, 2018

Skates? Mini skis? No, they’re SnowSkates from the folks at Sled Dogs! A bit of a cross between ice skates and skis, SnowSkates hail from Norway and are a comfortable, lightweight boot with an integrated base/ski with steel edges. Working best on groomed slopes, they are likened to inline skating on snow. No poles, no […]

Epic Pass

November 2, 2018

Time to start thinking about winter activities like hitting those soon-to-be snow covered mountains! If you plan on going skiing or snowboarding for at least 5 days at a resort like Vail, for example, then you must consider getting the Epic Pass. You get unlimited, unrestricted access to 19 mountain resorts plus additional access to […]

BONX Grip

November 1, 2018

Group chatting is so easy with BONX Grip! BONX Grip is a fun gadget that enables you to communicate hands-free with up to 10 friends at a time through a Bluetooth earpiece. Imagine skiing down the slopes, biking through the woods, or climbing the rocks at your favorite park and being able to carry on […]

Ikon Pass

June 29, 2018

Skiing all year round! Yes, it’s summer right now here in the Northern Hemisphere but for those in the Southern Hemisphere, the ski season is just starting, and thanks to the Ikon Pass, you can take advantage of that. The Ikon Pass gives you access to over 60,000 acres of skiable terrain. They recently added Thredbo, […]

Foil Jackie Chan Oro-Amaranto Skis

April 13, 2018

Ski like an action star or at least look like one with the Jackie Chan Oro-Amaranto Skis from Foil. These stunning skis are designed with 14-karat-gold-plated bindings and a topsheet of Purpleheart wood, a super dense, water-resistant, durable wood known as one of the hardest, stiffest woods in the world. Purpleheart wood garners its name from […]

EZ Ice

February 16, 2018

An ice skating rink in your own backyard! EZ Ice is a cool (pun intended!) kit that allows you to create your own ice rink anywhere in areas where the temperature is freezing outside. The kit consists of durable, 5 foot long panels that snap together, a bracket and strap system that holds those panels […]

Axiski

February 2, 2018

A sled to ride through all seasons! Axiski is a flexible sled that can be used on snow, frost, slush, and even sand. It is designed out of a pliable plastic with foot grips to give you traction while standing, curved outer edges like a snowboard for ease of turning, and 8 inverted “runners” that […]

K2 Spyre 100 Heat

January 26, 2018

No cold feet here! The Spyre 100 Heat from the folks at K2 are the newest in heated, high performance ski boots designed specifically for women. With a Flex Index of 100, they fall in the medium flex category allowing for increased responsiveness for crisp turn-carving skills and higher speeds for power skiing on all types of […]

Top Snow Gear of 2017

December 11, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Snow category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… Grass Sticks, the eco-friendly ski poles. Rounding out the top-3 were the mittens with a surprise inside […]

Mountain Collective

November 15, 2017

It’s even better this year! Save up those vacation days because the Mountain Collective pass is even better than in previous years. The pass pays for itself after about 4 days since you get 2 free days of skiing or riding at 16 destinations around the world. You’ll have a tough time choosing where to go first: […]

Crescent Moon Eva All Foam Snowshoe

November 3, 2017

A completely novel snowshoe! Just released this season, the Crescent Moon Eva All Foam Snowshoe is the first of its kind. It is described as a big athletic flip flop for the snow. The top of the foam deck is soft and provides some cushion and insulation to absorb the impact of packed snow and other […]

180s Lush Collection

April 3, 2017

Oooo, the 180s Lush Collection will have you wishing for continued cold weather! The scarves, headbands, ear warmers, gaiters, and gloves are all made of the softest, lushest plush fleece around. Envelop yourself in warmth and comfort even with that cold wind blowing or with temperatures dropping. Staying true to their goal of providing functional performance […]

Grass Sticks

March 24, 2017

Bamboo is not just for pandas! Grass Sticks are ski poles crafted out of bamboo. They are super lightweight yet super strong, plus they look really awesome! The folks at Grass Sticks describe bamboo as having the tensile strength of steel and a compressive strength greater than concrete, and they back up their poles with a […]

Swany Legend II Mittens and LaPosh Gloves

March 24, 2017

Heading for the snow? Then you must take the Legend II Mittens or the LaPosh Gloves (or both!) with you! Our friends at Swany are experts at gloves and mittens for skiers and snowboarders alike. If you’re a mitten person, go with the Legend II, a mitten with a novel twist. As part of the Toaster […]

Volt Resistance Women’s Thermal Half Zip

February 22, 2017

Comfy and warm! The Women’s Thermal Half Zip from our friends at Volt Resistance will have you wishing for cold weather. It may look like a stylish, outdoorsy top, but hidden in the back of the neck and the upper back are ultra-thin panels that take advantage of the patented Zero Layer heating technology that […]

A-BOM Goggle

February 17, 2017

Say goodbye to fog! The A-BOM Goggle will be an indispensable piece of equipment on all your skiing and snowboarding adventures. The electronic anti-fog technology works at clearing fog at the push of a button. There are 2 modes: Active Mode which is always on and gets rid of fog all day long and Boost Mode […]

Ladies Microfleece Base Layer Top and Bottom

February 6, 2017

Remember our friends from Heat Holders? Of course you do because they have the best socks to keep your feet toasty warm this winter. Well, they also have a Microfleece Base Layer Top and Bottom that are just as fantastic. Specially developed fabric is the key with a very low pile fleece that is designed to […]

Snowshoe Routes: Washington

February 2, 2017

Get out and explore! For those of us here in the Pacific Northwest or planning to visit, we have found an excellent resource to help you do this. The most current edition (3rd Edition) of Snowshoe Routes: Washington is loaded with invaluable information to assist you in making the most of the winter weather in the […]