Fast Five | with Jillian Betterly | Bikepacking What is bikepacking? Bikepacking is using your bike instead of hiking to reach camping destinations. You can travel on road, gravel or single track.Bike Magazine focused almost an entire issue on this developing sport, and they loosely define bikepacking as “seeking adventure through multi-day, self-supported trips on lightly loaded bikes.” How did you get into it? I started by taking my first trip down the coast of Oregon and California. It’s a go out and do it kind of activity. You’ll never know if you like it until you try it the first time. What has been your favorite trip so far? My Idaho Hot Springs trip has been the winner so far. Yeah, hot springs for every day!! It’s a must do and will set higher expectations for another trip after. What was your biggest challenge in the saddle? Kokopelli trail last…Continue Reading
Keeping you stylish off & on the slopes! For those of you unfamiliar with the term, “Apres-Ski,” you are in for a treat! This is a french word that translates into ‘after skiing’, referring to going out, having drinks, and socializing after a long day on the slopes. Similar to the 19th hole in golf, skiers will dress in their ski gear and tend to the bars, even before they reach the base of the mountain! We know all of you ladies out there enjoy a nice glass of vino, beer, or simply a cocktail after a long day on the slopes, and here is our list of clothing, gear, and attitude for you to perfect your apres-ski skills!
Stop into Outdoor Divas November 12th & 13th to get your Loveland Pass! Outdoor Divas on November 12th or 13th from 11am-7pm and get great deals on a season pass for Loveland Ski Area this season! The mountain will be offering great deals on 4 paks, season passes, 3 class passes, and Loveland pass cards. Even if you’re debating whether or not you are interested, this is a good opportunity to learn more information about the mountain and what they have to offer. With snow hitting Boulder tonight, you can never be too prepared! This weekend will be a great time to come in and grab a pass to test out the mountain and decide if you are interested (not to mention, show off your new gear for the season)!
By Em Shanblatt The Girls at Play 2010 Yoga for Kayaking DVD with Anna Levesque and Joe Taft has taken off tremendously. Hundreds of kayakers have redefined their bodies and minds through the sequences Anna and Joe take you through. With such high praise and success, we’ve decided to offer a real life yoga for kayaking series at the Town and Mountain Training Center in Asheville, NC!
3 powder skis to get you in the mood for SNOW! Rossignol S7 The highly coveted S110 W gets a new name and a new look this season but the infamous powder crushing design stays intact! This new innovative design with a wood core allows for ultimate response and more versatility, rebound, and ease than your conventional pair of skis. Trust us when we say that you will fall in love with these skis the second you take them out on the slopes!
Interview with Emily Summersett, founder of the 100% rubber LuvMat Emily is a local Colorado gal who grew up just down the street in Lousiville, Co. She and her husband, Scott met in college, fell in love with yoga, and decided to make a name for themselves in the yoga world. Their new LuvMat, made from 100% rubber, debuted this May and has gotten rave reviews throughout the local yoga community!