From The Vaults: Winter Gear

Posted on December 6, 2006 Under Fashion

Hope you all are ready for another roundup! This time it's winter-oriented gear from 'the vault'-- from coats, to snowboards, to high tech snowboard outerwear, we've got you covered. As we dip deeper into December and the low temps that…

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Section Outerwear

Posted on December 5, 2006 Under Life

We've had the distinct pleasure of spending some serious quality time with the guys over at Section in the past few months. I had known that Trent and Troy Bush were pioneers in the snowboard outerwear world -- they've been…

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Spreadshirt: The Hunt

Posted on December 4, 2006 Under Life

My ex-girlfriend's mom and little sister were very into geocaching-- almost obsessively so. I have to admit, it never really interested me because I've never needed a reason to go exploring in the outdoors. But Spreadshirt, a company that specializes…

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Viteo-Outdoors Inverted Shower

Posted on November 17, 2006 Under Design

Viteo Outdoors is an Austrian outdoor furniture design and manufacturing company. They make some great stuff. But one design that really stood out to us was their garden hose powered inverted shower. Designed by Danny Venlet, the shower sits on…

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Nau Spring 2007 Preview

Posted on November 7, 2006 Under Fashion

Nau is almost here (god I love puns). Really though, Nau's new website, complete with a preview of their Spring 2007 line (to be released in January), is making me excited to see what these clothes are all about. The…

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Hawke and Co.

Posted on November 1, 2006 Under Fashion

We recently had the occasion to try out some jackets from Hawke & Co., and having never heard of the brand before, I have to admit we were a bit skeptical from the get go. But the truth is that…

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Patagonia Quilt Again Jacket

Posted on October 10, 2006 Under Fashion

I have been wearing Patagonia gear for the past 25 years (it has been known to show up in my baby pictures). Growing up in a sub-zero alpine climate, I don't think I really had a choice. You just wore…

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The iDiom Gray Scale Series

Posted on October 2, 2006 Under Fashion

For those who like to spend way too much money on your snowboard outerwear -- and like to be the the person who somehow (to the chagrin of his friends) gets his hands on the limited-quantity, boutique-y gear -- iDiom's…

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Bite Zapper Review

Posted on July 23, 2006 Under Gadgetry

I admit I was a bit skeptical about this product at first but had a nice experience with it recently on a trip out to Maine, where I tried my best to get bitten by a few mosquitos (not a…

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Posted on June 4, 2006 Under Gadgetry

A useful gift for urban dwellers, commuters, backpackers and seniors. Although this neon green, stretchy, rubbery, ribbed and expandable product sounds like a condom, it actually goes over your shoe so you don’t fall on your ass. Pretty handy, eh?…

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