Tag: winter

Helly Hansen Stockholm Boots review

Helly Hansen Stockholm Boots

A trusty pair of boots are essential for winter in the Rocky Mountains. This was a fact that I only recently accepted. Let me confess: for most of my time in Utah, I wore sneakers year-round. Wet socks, cold feet,…

Arva introduces new airbag pack system at Outdoor Retailer

Arva, well known for their avalanche beacons, has just entered the airbag pack market. They unveiled the new Reactor System line of packs at the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Winter All Mountain Demo. I got an in-person demonstration, which I later…

Patience and the long wait for winter

New Salt Lake Foothill Trails

Photos of people skiing at Alta flood my Facebook feed, and my heart quickens at the sight. A week before, a large storm dropped over a foot of snow in the high country, and the die-hards are getting after it…