Snow

Ski-Z Ski Wheel

March 1, 2019

Why lug your skis your shoulder when you can wheel them! The Ski-Z Ski Wheel is a clever pocket-sized invention that will make the trek to the slope so much easier. Insert the tips of your skis into the caddy, secure them with the velcro strap, and you’re set to go. Push or pull, either […]

Mad River Rocket Killer B

February 15, 2019

It’s snow time! The Mad River Rocket Killer B is a new kind of sled…a sled with a seat belt! To be more accurate, it’s more like a “thigh belt” since the strap fits over your thighs as you are kneeling on foam cushions in the Rocket. Leaning to either side helps with the steering, while […]

Brynje Ladies Arctic Longs

February 11, 2019

Worn during the first successful ascent to Mount Everest in 1953. Yes, Brynje (pronounced “Brin-ya”) of Norway has been designing clothing for extreme conditions and polar expeditions for some time, so you know their clothing will keep you warm!  But you don’t need to travel to the North Pole to know that their Ladies Arctic […]

Sno-Go

February 8, 2019

Is it a bike? Are they skis? Yes and yes…it’s both, with Sno-Go! Sno-Go is similar to a bike, but instead of wheels, there are 3 skis. The 2 back skis always remain parallel while the front, single ski is connected to the handlebars, and you use it to help you carve and turn as […]

Yukon Magic Carpet

February 1, 2019

Eat your heart out Aladdin! The Yukon Magic Carpet will have you flying down those snow covered hills, singing A Whole New World! Constructed out of foam and a thick waterproof, tarp-like material, you’ll have a fun ride on the slopes. One or two people can ride it comfortably, holding on tight with the cut-out […]

Snowpine Lodge

January 28, 2019

A lodge that just (re-)opened this month at a ski-only resort (sorry snowboarders!)! It’s the Snowpine Lodge at Alta in northern Utah, known for it’s legendary champagne powder. Dating back to the 1800’s, the building was once a general store, post office, army barracks and public shelter, and in 1938, it became the Snowpine Lodge for […]

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 […]