Most of us are quite accustomed to our normal day to day routine… but what happens when we swap this comfortable lifestyle for a weekend of tents, fires and playing outside?? Camping forces us to re-organize our style of living to fit in the limited space of our small trunks for the weekend. What the heck! …. But wait! There are ways to make your stay in the great outdoors the best it can be! Here are our FAVORITE camping hacks. Be camp smart!
Top 7 Camping Hacks
1) DIY Key Flotation Device
Never lose your keys in the river again! Hook your keys onto a wine cork and WA-BAM. This simple trick could potentially save you a headache that’s for sure!
2) Peanut Butter + Celery Combo
Yurbuds: an athletes best friend!
If you’re a runner and you listen to music, you’ve probably encountered the frustrations of having ear buds fall out of your ears… constantly. One word. Yurbuds. These headphones are built for athletes! They feature a Twistlock Technology which locks the ear bud in place. Not only do they provide a phenomenal and secure fit, they offer AWESOME sound quality. For the price, you really can’t go wrong! We currently stock the Yurbuds Inspire for Women and the Yurbuds Inspire
Skiing by the numbers
We thought we’d throw out some fun ski facts out there!
- Lifespan of a ski boot:: 80 days
- Number of days in a ski boot :: 75
- Amount of perspiration per foot during a ski day :: 1/4 cup…. eeekk
- Number of times you should get your skis tuned per season :: 2
- Number of times you should get your skis waxed in a season :: 5
- Most expensive lift ticket in Colorado :: $129 at Vail Mountain Resort
This year’s models of women’s skis offer up a variety of choices for all skier types. The addition of early rise in the tip and tails of many ski types, provides women with tools that stay afloat in powder and crud, yet hold an edge for those who savor turning. One such ski is the Rossignol 88. This sturdy bad girl loves to carve, yet floats through powder and crud when needed. The 88′s efficiency in entering a turn provides responsive control, while the extended side cut (135-88-124) securely plants an edge from tip to tale. One of my favorite feelings on the Rossignol 88