Category Archives: Gear

No Purses Here

I finally gave up on my Osprey Messenger Bag. I loved that thing. I even carried it around after a mouse chewed through the side mesh pocket. It held everything but, as others teased, it wasn’t very womanly. I don’t do purses and I’m not sorry. My car is my purse and my shoulder bag is like the wallet in my […]

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Mountain Bling Continues

By Jill Adler Just because I live and play in the outdoors doesn’t mean I like to bare all. Granted, I’m not the best at accessorizing but when I find something cool, that works with my ‘style’, I’m all over decorating my neck and limbs. I got my first Expression Ring at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The owner/designer was […]

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Parts Is Parts Unless It’s Velo Bling

Ok, I must be a total girl because one of the coolest things I saw at the 2012 Summer OR Show was an assortment of jewelry made from bike parts! The Velo Bling booth was tucked inside the “New Pavilion”. Not exactly the optimal location but somehow this bounty of repurposing grabbed my attention. It took me a few seconds […]

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Ba-Bye Winter Boots

My poor winter boots. They barely saw the light of day let alone a snowy day this year. I wanted to strut them out on a regular basis but they sat woefully in my closet for most of this skinny season. Now it’s time to stash them away in the attic and cross my fingers that we’ll have more time […]

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Backcountry Magazine Gear Test 2013

The word’s been out for years. There’s no better place to host a ski test than Utah when you want assurances that you’ll have decent snow, reasonably priced amenities and easy access for your team. All of the big boys have shown up this month- SKI, Skiing and Powder just finished demoing the sticks for 2013. Now, Backcountry Magazine, which […]

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