Merrell Moab Waterproof Hiking Shoes (Women’s)

Shopping for shoes/boots/sandals is a torturous activity for me. I HATE clothes shopping to begin with, but when I need to shop for myย feet, I find that to be an even worse task. This is becauseย I have very difficult to fit feet due to a narrow heel, high arches and small foot size (5.5 - … Continue reading Merrell Moab Waterproof Hiking Shoes (Women’s)

Giant Sedona DX W (Women’s Bike)

  So, biking and I (Stella) have a complicated relationship. Like every other kid in the USA, I rode a bike when I was child; I had the nostalgic "banana seat" bike. And I can say, with certainty, that I never rode a bike again after the age of seven or eight. For some reason, … Continue reading Giant Sedona DX W (Women’s Bike)

Arc’Teryx Beta LT Jacket

As Winter 2016 was starting to settle in, I decided that it was finally time to seek out a replacement for my well-aged winter coat. I knew that we would be embarking upon a lot of hiking, snowshoeing and Nordic skiing adventures in the future, so functionality and versatility were top priorities. Fit: I am … Continue reading Arc’Teryx Beta LT Jacket

Atlas 1030 Snowshoes

One weekend, after a spring snowstorm dumped two feet of snow around the metro area, we headed downtown Denver to REI with the intent of renting snowshoes for the weekend. Happening upon one of their garage sales, we came across a pair of Atlas 1030 snowshoes. They were very slightly worn, but in great condition … Continue reading Atlas 1030 Snowshoes