Our first #vanlife experience was a good one, trying out a Sprinter Van from Aspen Custom Vans on a spring skiing road trip to the San Juans.
When it comes to gear and equipment, we like to use whatever we think is best, and we've generally avoided commitments to specific brands so as to have the freedom to do that. But when I was presented an opportunity to be part of a small group of product testers for Outdoor Research, I thought it warranted some additional consideration. Actually, I said yes right away. The reason was simple....
Well it's hard to say, but after getting my hands on a pair of these and hitting the trails, this latest European concept might actually have some legs, or at least help preserve mine. The Hoka 1.1, a super-cushioned running shoe, is the antithesis of the current minimalist trend in running, and is being introduced as the new barefoot craze seems to be hitting full stride. The compelling case for...
If you haven't checked the CAIC website as of late, the current avalanche danger rating for the Aspen zone is moderate on all aspects and elevations. With five ratings on the avalanche danger scale-- low, moderate, considerable, high and extreme-- moderate is just a notch above low, the safest rating possible. To look at it another way, if the ratings were assigned numerical values from one to five, then moderate...
Ethics, Aesthetics, and Mount Bross Christy decided it was time for a challenge. Through the years she had honed her skills on peaks in the San Juans, Sangres and Elks and she was at her peak in terms of physical and mental toughness. The weather looked good, the snowpack was stable-- everything was right. She was ready for Mount Bross. Mount Bross - 14,172 ft. The line: This required perfect...
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Ted on Cotton Lake It was nice out there.
Kathleen Smyth on Cotton Lake Wonderful July 4th weekend. Love the pictures!! Love Kak
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Christy Mahon on Rito Alto Lake We didn't even talk about ski lines while we were…
Ted on Rito Alto Lake Feels kind of natural not to.