The Outdoors Winter Gear Gift Guide

Outdoors winter gear gift guide

Well the holiday season is finally here! I’m super excited to stock up on some new gear and can’t wait to give loved ones gifts to help keep them inspired to enjoy the outdoors! When I started making a list of gear I already own, I realized I have some pretty good stuff that I can recommend to you guys as holiday gift ideas. So without further ado, here is my recommended outdoors winter gear gift guide. Continue Reading →

Plan A Snowboarding Trip To Park City Utah

Park City Utah

Utah has “The Greatest Snow on Earth.” That’s a pretty damn bold statement to make but in 1985 it was stamped on every single Utah license plate. In fact they still stick by that mantra so of course I had to test it out for myself. The only way to do so would be to plan a snowboarding weekend trip to Park City Utah to see if there was anything magical about their snow that could warrant such a bold claim.

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Gearing Up For Winter Snowshoeing

Snowshoe Gear

The latest winter storm has brought new snow which means snowshoeing season has officially begun! It’s time to prep your gear to make sure you’re ready for the season. If you’re curious about what gear you need to begin the sport of snowshoeing then read on. We’ll cover all the basics to get you confident and ready to get out there and have some fun.

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Snow Tubing Down A Winter Mountain

Tubing at Mammoth Mountain

Have you ever felt like you just got shot out of a circus cannon? You will if you try snow tubing at a place like Woolly’s Tube Park in Mammoth, California. I was shocked at just how much speed you can pick up on these runs. It’s remarkable. I’ve tubed and sledded before but nothing as cool and crazy as this. Let me tell you, it is definitely an adventure worth trying!

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Running With The Dog Sledding Pack

Enjoy Dog Sledding in Whistler

Sometimes a great adventure can be the result of a totally spontaneous decision. Like when my brother Gabe decided to skip his second day of snowboarding in Whistler, British Columbia and instead try a day of dog sledding. He had tired himself out the previous day and decided to head to the village for some much needed relaxation. Although there are over 200 shops in the Whistler Village, Gabe has never been much of a shopper. He wandered around until he came across a kiosk in the village that had brochures advertising dog sledding tours. Willing to give it a try, he signed up and wound up experiencing an incredible and truly Canadian adventure.

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Learning How To Snowshoe With REI

Snowshoeing with REI

So you’re an expert snowboarder, you’ve tried skiing, and you don’t have access to a snowmobile. What else could you possibly do to enjoy the snow? What about learning how to snowshoe? I know, when I first thought about trying it, I was like, “Is that even fun? Seems like a lot of work”. But let me tell you, snowshoeing can be an incredible amount of fun and a totally new way to enjoy the beauty of the winter season.

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