Vasque St. Elias GTX Boots

Vasque St Elias GTX Hiking Boots

Feet don’t fail me now – When you’re lacing up the Vasque St. Elias GTX boots chances are a big adventure is at hand… or a foot. Such days require a boot with a little more muscle than a trail running shoe but you may not want the feel of a big beef-honkin’ boot either. […]

Reef Flora Shirt

mens flora shirt from reef

From the ocean to mountains – The Reef Flora shirt is one that can be worn comfortably beach-side or mountainside. This is an updated short sleeve oxford. When I hear oxford I can’t help but think East Coast Ivy League and this shirt is about as far from that concept as you can get. First […]

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Lite Jacket

Mountain Hardware Ghost Lite Jacket

Running and Cross Training Shell – The new Mountain Hardwear Ghost Lite Jacket is perfect for Spring. It is unbelievably light and it still provides wind and weather resistance. It is perfect for cross training or running when you can’t count on the weather staying predictable for you while you’re out. The Ghost Lite Shell […]

Osprey Atmos and Aura Packs

Osprey atmos aura backpacks

Anti Gravity Packs from Osprey – The new Osprey Atmos and Aura packs simply put are amazing. When I first felt the upgrade a little over a year ago at the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City I was blown away. My Osprey rep had me pick up a few weight bags and guess […]

Specialized Fuse

Specialized Fuse hardtail

Speed craving machine seeks riders – The Specialized Fuse is a new hardtail mountain bike that is not merely a delicate XC climber. In fact, the design of this rig indicates a decent-loving, speed-craving machine that will take a beating and come back for more… all without sacrificing uphill efficiency. The emerging category of 650b+ […]

Hunger for Adventure

Mountain biking to go rock climbing

Mountain biking to rock climbing – As the lifts stopped rolling this week, most from Steamboat found themselves in search of warmer climates. Most have been heading to Moab and Fruita; in other words, Steamboat III. Although these sorts of ventures sure tickle my fancy, I must stick around the valley for a few more […]