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Our Gear

November 11, 2016

Spending time in the mountains begets self-reflection. In addition to all the touchy-feely reflection, I cannot help but consider how well my gear did or did not perform. How to carry water while climbing, skiing or getting lost bushwhacking is something I’ve spent a l...

March 7, 2016

After using many different backpacks over the years from all the big-name manufacturers and playing with all the packs our friends have, these beautifully crafted load-haulers stand out in a league of their own. By designing their gear with the light and fast style in...

January 17, 2016

Unfortunately, I am faced with posting this retraction of my previous, glowing review of the Mountain Hardwear Women's Alchemy Jacket. I literally gushed over this jacket last season and told everyone who asked that I HIGHLY recommended it.

 

However, this last weekend,...

December 29, 2015

Why I Love It: 8.2 ounces at a 4mm drop makes the Brooks PureGrit 4 Women's Trail Running Shoes perfect for my finicky stride- they're lightweight enough to make a difference in the mountains and with enough ground feel that I don't go careening off a ledge into the ab...

December 29, 2015

Why I Love It: Andy makes frequent jokes that eventually all of my outdoor gear will be hot pink... my excuse: "At least you'll always be able to find me!"  Aside from simply being pink, however, the Mountain Hardwear Women's Alchemy Jacket is just rad.  From white out...

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