Western Mountaineering Antelope

THE PREMIER SLEEPING BAGS – MADE IN THE USA – Simply said, Western Mountaineering makes the best down-filled sleeping available. The attention to detail, the quality control, design, and a company’s intent on making only the very best, all come to your attention with the first glance at these sleeping bags. Western only uses 850+ […]

Black Diamond Trail Shock Trekking Poles

FEATURE RICH TREKKING POLE – The Black Diamond Trail Shock Trekking Pole is a great value. Feature rich. And easy to hike with. What are the benefits of hiking with poles? They offer less stress on your joints. They aid in balance giving you two more points of contact to the trail. Hiking with poles […]

Keen Summit County II

A BOOT FOR COLD WEATHER SEASONS Fall is in the air here in the Yampa Valley and Steamboat Springs. Dark clouds provide a spectacular backdrop to aspen leaves turning a brilliant gold. This is the time of year when a day may start out warm and bluebird only to turn cold and wet with a […]

Primus Firehole 200 Family Stove

THE BEST FAMILY CAMPSTOVE When it’s time to pack up the family to go camping – here is the most important piece of gear to pack. The family campstove. When everyone is well fed it doesn’t matter how cold it is, it doesn’t matter if it is raining, or if there are bugs… Everything is […]

Kuhl Renegade Pant

THE ULTIMATE CLIMBING PANT BY KUHL This summer I have been on the quest for the ultimate climbing pant, one functional enough for a day of trad climbing at the Domes, but comfortable and durable enough to handle long tough alpine scrambles. Lighter weight pants are too fragile and end up tattered, abused and full […]

Osprey Viper and Verve Hydration Packs

HYDRATION FOR HIM AND HER The Viper and Verve packs are part of Osprey’s innovative Hydraulics program. Utilizing their HydraForm reservoir, both Series incorporate a streamlined feature set and simplified reservoir to pack interface. The Viper for men comes in a longer torso size for excellent fit, while the women’s specific Verve is designed for […]