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ProView – Spy Screw Sunglasses

Joe Pyle is an avid skier, climber, and outdoor photographer based in Estes Park, Colorado. The Spy Screw could easily be the most useful pair of sunglasses I’ve ever owned, and that’s saying a lot. With three interchangeable lenses, a hard case, and two different nosepieces for comfort, it is my go-to set of shades for cycling, running, and mountain biking in the Rockies. I’ve … Continue reading ProView – Spy Screw Sunglasses

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A Climber Wedding on The Incredible Hulk

By Outdoor Prolink content creator and resident dirtbag Sara Aranda. Sara likes to climb, trail run, travel, test gear and write all about it. She currently lives in Yosemite.   Wedding season is in full swing and I was definitely a part of it this year. But I didn’t want the norm, or even the “unconventional” outdoor-themed wedding. My life and passion for climbing and the … Continue reading A Climber Wedding on The Incredible Hulk

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ProView – Grivel G10 New-Matic Crampon

By Colorado Outward Bound School (COBS) employee Zack McGill working in Alaska (COBS operates in Ecuador, Wyoming, and Utah as well). As an Outward Bound instructor, I put my gear through tremendous levels of distress. When teaching students how to push themselves for 24 hours straight, in the rain, during a whiteout, on an ice field, the gear has to keep up. When placing people … Continue reading ProView – Grivel G10 New-Matic Crampon

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ProView – Osprey Xenith 88L Pack

Eric Crosby was first introduced to the wilderness through a NOLS Semester in the Rockies, and soon after he became a Graduate of Colorado Mountain College’s Outdoor Recreation Leadership program. Eric wants to pass along this type of experiential learning to students of all ages and demographics. For four years he has worked for a YMCA non-profit, the B.O.L.D. and G.O.L.D. Mountain School (boys and … Continue reading ProView – Osprey Xenith 88L Pack

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ProView – Mountainsmith Grand Tour Pack

Nate Gillette is an adventure sport junkie living in Fort Collins, CO, who considers the Rocky Mountains and American Southwest the ultimate playground. He is an avid mountain biker, skier, whitewater paddler, camper, and traveler. When not exploring, Nate works as the Logistics and Operations Coordinator for the No Barriers Warrior program, which provides back-country trips for veterans with disabilities across the United States. Honest … Continue reading ProView – Mountainsmith Grand Tour Pack

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ProView – DMM Zenith Pack

By Patrick Betts, lead guide at Front Range Climbing. Patrick began climbing in 2008 while visiting Colorado and he has never looked back. Since then, Patrick has climbed throughout the Rocky Mountains, western United States, and Western Canada. Patrick has a bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Leadership from Colorado State University – Pueblo, and has over 4 years of experience teaching rock climbing in a formal setting as … Continue reading ProView – DMM Zenith Pack

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ProView – Petzl Am’D and William Locking Carabiners

Connor Prendergast was born and raised in Colorado. He works for Colorado Outward Bound School, and loves it. Connor’s area of focus is rock climbing of any sort, but he spends his time mountaineering, snowboarding, backpacking and playing pool as well. Photos by William Day.  I’ve spent quite a bit of time recently (during the majority of the last decade) exploring climbing areas around Colorado … Continue reading ProView – Petzl Am’D and William Locking Carabiners

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ProView – MountainSmith Wizard 30L

By Outdoor Prolink content creator and resident dirtbag Sara Aranda. Sara likes to climb, trail run, travel, test gear and write all about it. She currently lives in Yosemite.   This pack from the Mountainsmith Roots Collection is a great size (30L) for day-hiking, time at the crag, or whatever it is that you’re doing around town. It’s ‘a modern twist on a 90’s climbing bag’ … Continue reading ProView – MountainSmith Wizard 30L

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ProView – Backcountry Access Stash 30 & Shaxe

Joe Pyle is an avid skier, climber, and outdoor photographer based in Estes Park, Colorado. At first glance the Stash 30 backpack from Backcountry Access in the blue color with orange highlights is a little flashy for my taste (it also comes in black), however, after giving it some thought, it’s perfect for Denver Broncos fans and for additional visibility on the mountain. I also used … Continue reading ProView – Backcountry Access Stash 30 & Shaxe

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ProView – Omega Pacific Vulcan Quickdraws

Mike Kimmel works as the Department Head for English Language at the Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy, a public high school that works exclusively with competitive skiers and snowboarders (ranging from Alpine skiing, freeride, all forms of snowboarding competition, and nordic). He is also a climbing coach and primary routesetter for the Vail Athletic Club, and a guide for Adventure Travel Guides. He’s worked as a … Continue reading ProView – Omega Pacific Vulcan Quickdraws