Through My Lens, 2013

One last look at a year full of a LOT of first for us as a family. First snowshoe trips. First time on cross-country skis. First half and full marathons. First triathlons. First all-family backpacking trips. Even the first time trying Kipper Snacks (basically sardines….) And a ton of beautiful moments in-between. Here is a…

Gear Review: Stonz Winter Bootz (Kids)

Our kids live in their winter boots for four months out of the year. So naturally we have a high bar on traction, performance, and cost. Today we are reviewing Stonz Winter Bootz for kids. We’ve been nothing but impressed with these! Tested in: Wasatch Range, UT; winter conditions Cost: $54.99-$63.99 Best Use: Winter boot, sledding,…

Giveaway a Day! [I/O Merino Apparel]

I/O Merino claims to have the softest Merino on earth. And from what I’ve experienced, they might be right. It is pretty darn soft. And pretty darn warm. I am excited to giveaway some for you to try out this winter! First, don’t miss these giveaways: Day 1: Mad Rock Climbing Shoes + Chalk Bag Day…

Gear Review: Pakems (The Pack-able adventure shoe)

I was first introduce to Pakems on the twitter-sphere of all places. A lightweight, water resistant shoe that packs down small initially designed for après-ski adventures. At the time I had my backpacking brain on and I thought, “lightweight, adventure slippers?” Sounds good to me. I was excited to give these a chance, as I…