KT Performance + Blister Prevention Tape

How many times have you been on a hike, snowshoe or cross-country ski trek and have developed a heel blister? Heel blisters ruin everything! They are absolutely miserable, and can take several weeks to completely heal since most humans have to continue wearing shoes each day while the skin heals. I (Stella) can recall many … Continue reading KT Performance + Blister Prevention Tape

Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country Skis

In Mid-January, Stella and I had purchased new cross-country skis from REI. She had chosen the Fischer Spider 62 Crown Cross-Country skis, while I opted for the Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country skis, both of which included TURNAMIC bindings. I have had the opportunity to use these skis in different types of terrain, and … Continue reading Rossignol EVO OT 65 IFP Cross-Country Skis

Fischer Spider 62 Crown IFP Cross-Country Skis

When I (Stella) had lived in Wisconsin, classic cross-country skiing was my passion sport - I loved it! However, my love for this form of skiing had fizzled shortly after moving to Colorado four years ago when I noticed the difference between the two different types of terrains. I had become discouraged by all of … Continue reading Fischer Spider 62 Crown IFP Cross-Country Skis

Rossignol X-6 SC Combi Cross-Country Ski Boot

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

Louis Garneau Blizzard II Snowshoes (Womens)

Louis Garneau Blizzard II Snowshoes (Womens) The move to Colorado peeked my (Stella's) interest in snowshoeing because of the abundance of backcountry trails in the mountains, and the various challenges associated with that form of outdoor activity. While living in Wisconsin, snowshoeing had never really appealed to me because the terrain there is pretty much flat, … Continue reading Louis Garneau Blizzard II Snowshoes (Womens)