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,…

Gear Review: Bogs Summit Women’s Boot

Tested in: Wasatch Range, UT; Fall and early Winter conditions Cost: $100 Best Use: Casual Outdoor Wear in Fall/Spring or locations with semi-mild Winters. Significant Specs: Rated from temperate to 14¬įF/-10¬įC Crafted from super-soft, 100% waterproof fabric with plush Vegan friendly lining for extra warmth. The Summit features 2mm of Neo-TechTM insulation, a dual-density, contoured…

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 apr√®s-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…

Running, Kids and The First 5K

This last weekend my daughter ran her first 5K. She is seven. And it is funny…while brainstorming tips for helping your kid “Run Their First 5K” I came up with a whole bunch of warnings. If, like us, you are building a lifestyle of running, your kids will notice certain things, certain habits and will…

Gear Review: VivoBarefoot Trail Runners

The emergence of the barefoot movement has been met with¬†a lot¬†of hesitance from people like…well, me. I am straight up old-fashioned. And have had years honed in athletics with the gooshy-supportive-shoe stuff thrown at me. Then last year, as I spent more and more time rock climbing (ie. minimal shoe) and doing yoga, I noticed…