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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 […]

FLUX ZEROs

February 22, 2017

Smart design! The folks at HY Athletic have some amazing gloves that TrailblazerGirls will love. Their FLUX ZEROs are Climate Control Gloves – specially designed gloves that allow you to regulate your hand temperature! Yippee, no more sweaty hands! The gloves are teeny-tiny, but they have quite a bit of stretch to their compression fit so when […]

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 […]

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

February 3, 2017

Coming February 3, 2017. Get outside! The Great Maine Outdoor Weekend is a biannual event that encourages “Mainers” and those visiting Maine to try something new and enjoy the many outdoor activities offered throughout The Pine Tree State. Events include daytime and moonlight snowshoeing tours, cross-country skiing, snowman building, winter carnivals, guided hikes, bird watching, […]

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 […]

Heat Holders Twist Thermal Socks

January 31, 2017

Oh-so cozy! The aptly named thermal socks from our friends at Heat Holders (yes, they really do hold the heat!) are the perfect sock for your winter TrailblazerGirl activities. A patented three-stage manufacturing process is the key to socks that are incredibly warm, soft, and cozy. According to the company, “An advanced insulating yarn is used […]

Stiga FSR Green Foldable Snowracer

January 27, 2017

Weeee! One of the joys of winter is sledding down a pristine snow-covered hill, and here’s a sled with a lot of bells and whistles. The FSR Green Foldable Snowracer from the folks at Stiga has shock absorbers for a comfortable ride. The dual action knee and foot brake keep you from careening out of control, […]

2017 Empire State Winter Games

January 27, 2017

Coming February 2, 2017. Bigger and better! Since we reported on the Empire State Winter Games last year, it has grown from 19 winter sports to an impressive 31 events! Over 2,000 athletes are expected to participate in this community-driven, regional event held at notable venues such as the Lake Placid Olympic Center and Whiteface and TitusMountains. Watch popular sports […]

Manzella Tempest Windstopper Touch Tip Gloves

January 26, 2017

Give them a hand! Actually, give them both hands, and they’ll be super warm! Our friends at Manzella know gloves and their Tempest Windstopper Touch Tip Gloves are just what you TrailblazerGirls need this winter. The exterior fabric is a special Gore Windstopper fleece that is soft and excellent at keeping the wind from freezing your hands. […]

45NRTH Whiteout

January 26, 2017

Coming February 3, 2017. Yeti sightings possible but not guaranteed! It’s the 45NRTH Whiteout, a fat bike race on the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails in Ironton, Minnesota. The fun starts Friday with a night ride and lighting of the inaugural Ring of Fire (bonfire) complete with s’mores, prizes, and even a Meat Raffle! Saturday is the 10K, 20K, or […]

Minus33 Franconia Midweight Wool Bottom

January 12, 2017

It is chilly out there! But don’t let the weather keep you from doing your TrailblazerGirl thing, especially since our friends at Minus33 created the Franconia Midweight Wool Bottom! It’s designed out of 100% Merino Wool that is soft, breathable, naturally moisture wicking, washable, and most importantly at this time of year, warm. Minus33 has paid attention […]

Mount Rainier: Ranger Guided Snowshoe Walks

January 12, 2017

If you can walk, you can snowshoe! So said a ranger at Mount Rainier National Park. And yes, it was true, if you can walk, you will certainly enjoy snowshoeing, especially if it’s at Mount Rainier, the highest mountain in the state of Washington and the fifth national park in the United States. During the […]

Igloo Village Stockhorn

January 11, 2017

Imagine this..your own private island. But think cold weather instead of hot with the Igloo Village Stockhorn in Switzerland! One of the types of rooms that they offer at this season hotel is the Island Igloo, a private igloo on the island on frozen Lake Hinterstocken. Igloo Village is built each year anew in various locations […]

SKIDDI

January 6, 2017

No more carrying those heavy skis! Introducing SKIDDI, the first pocket-sized carrier for your skis. Fresh out of Italy, these mini wheels attach without tools to your skis, allowing for easy transport of your skis from the parking lot or hotel room to the slopes. They work on normal ski tails as well as twin-tip […]

The Alchemist – Backcountry Skiing with Chicks with Stix

January 6, 2017

Coming February 1, 2017. Get away from it all with Chicks with Stix’s The Alchemist – Backcountry Skiing clinic. Spend 3 full days in the backcountry of Colorado, making fresh tracks on Red Mountain Pass. This clinic is designed for those intermediate to expert alpine skiers and riders with NO previous backcountry experience. There will be instruction […]

Top Snow Gear of 2016

December 9, 2016

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 2016 reviews in the Snow category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… RideOn, the latest in AR goggles. Rounding out the top-4 were EXO2 Heated Clothing, a fantastic way […]

Gore Air Thermo Tights

November 22, 2016

Don’t let Old Man Winter keep you indoors. Combat the cold with the Air Thermo Tights from our friends at Gore Running Wear. Fashioned out of a special thermoregulating fabric that’s super soft on the inside and is highly wicking, perspiration is quickly removed so that your body stays warmer and drier. Other key features include a […]

EXO2 Heated Clothing

November 18, 2016

SPECIAL PRICING FOR TRAILBLAZERGIRLS! We are so excited to share with you our latest find that will have you pining for cold weather. The smart folks at EXO2 have some heated clothing options, and we were lucky enough to test the ExoGlo Women’s Freestyle Jacket. What sets this jacket apart is the high performance technical fabric and […]

SKINS DNAmic Thermal Long Tights

November 18, 2016

PROMO CODE ALERT! Baby it’s cold outside but you don’t need to let that keep you from braving the elements. The DNAmic Thermal Long Tights from our buddies at SKINS will allow you to comfortably do your TrailblazerGirl activities without freezing your buns off! These tights should be an essential part of your winter wardrobe […]

Little Hotties Tailgater

November 17, 2016

Winter has set in and it is chilly out there! Our friends at Little Hotties have just what you need to keep you warm and toasty as you continue with your TrailblazerGirl outdoor activities. The Tailgater is a set of little packets of warmth that don’t require batteries, are all natural, safe, and odorless. Just take […]

Arbonne Intelligence Nourishing Facial Oil

November 14, 2016

Winter warrants some extra care for your skin, and our friends at Arbonne have just the thing – Nourishing Facial Oil. Just a few drops, and you can feel your skin breathe a sigh of relief as it soaks up the ingredients that are rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and antioxidants. The […]

Women’s Only Weekend at Sun Valley

November 8, 2016

Coming February 3, 2017. Know which resort had the world’s first ski lift? No, it wasn’t in Europe. It was Sun Valley, Idaho back in 1936. This low-key resort with big star power has over 2000 acres of skiable area over Bald and Dollar mountains and summit elevations of 9,150 feet and 6,638 feet, respectively. Grab your best TrailblazerGirl-friends […]

GogglePal

November 5, 2016

Turn any pair of goggles into something special! With GogglePal, just attach it to your current pair of goggles and revel in an augmented reality world with displays of your performance stats, location of friends, virtual treasures, and games. A real-time head up display (HUD) with an unobtrusive dashboard shows information such as your speed, calories burned, total number […]

Fat Biking in Finland

November 2, 2016

Various dates in 2017. Winter biking? Yes! Join Exodus Travels for their 8-day Fat Biking in Finland tour. If you are new to fat bikes, they are similar to mountain bikes except they are fitted with wide tires (usually 4 inches) designed for low ground pressure to allow riding on soft unstable terrain, such as snow, sand, bogs […]