ProView – Timbuk2 Robin Pack

On first glance I immediately liked the look of the Robin Pack. As a bike commuter in Boulder, it’s easy to look unprofessional carrying your laptop and extras while riding, but the stylistic design and colors of the Robin balance between dirtbag and desk job. The contour of the bag fits anatomically to your back in a streamline design, like a turtle shell, and includes … Continue reading ProView – Timbuk2 Robin Pack

ProView – Scarpa Force V

The Scarpa Force V is another contender as a great all day rock shoe. With most climbing shoes comfort usually means a decrease in performance, but the Force V maintains a pretty solid balance between the two. Fit Because I have very narrow feet, I have shied away from Velcro shoes for several years now, with most hook and loop closures not pulling far enough … Continue reading ProView – Scarpa Force V

ProView – Mountainsmith Tellurite 7075 Trekking Poles

This easy to adjust trekking pole is great all types of terrain for snow and sun adventures! I tested this out on the snow skiing to a hut on a glacier in Alaska and then on land in the Moab deserts. This pole is a good all around trekking ​​pole.   Features: Cork/EVA Handle Two Outerlock (OLS) height adjustment mechanisms Three telescoping sections Removable hiking … Continue reading ProView – Mountainsmith Tellurite 7075 Trekking Poles

ProView – Mountainsmith Morrison Evo Tent

This tent can be summed up in two words: simple comfort. The Mountainsmith Morrison has a very straightforward set up that only takes about five minutes for anyone from a beginner to those who can set up tents in the dark without a headlamp. This is a great tent for car camping, weekend adventures, but anything longer than 5 days I personally would want a … Continue reading ProView – Mountainsmith Morrison Evo Tent

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ProView – BCA Tracker 3 Avalanche Beacon

An avalanche transceiver is one of the single most important purchases you will make when preparing for backcountry skiing. Whether you are an insatiable snowshoe enthusiast, just beginning to ski your ski area’s out-of-bounds terrain, or a veteran backcountry skier looking to update your rescue kit, finding a beacon that you can quickly and accurately locate a buried person with is of the utmost importance. … Continue reading ProView – BCA Tracker 3 Avalanche Beacon

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ProView – Icebreaker Women’s Cool-Lite Sphere Low Crewe Shirt, Run+ Ultra Light Mini Socks, & Cool-Lite Comet Shorts

Despite how practical wool is as a water-resistant, sweat wicking, fast drying, insulating material for clothing, it’s classically only used for winter clothes. Icebreaker is changing that. They’ve introduced a whole line of summer-ready wool outdoor apparel to keep you cool and dry during the best time of year. Fit I am 5’4, 125lbs and find myself in between most Icebreaker sizes depending on whether … Continue reading ProView – Icebreaker Women’s Cool-Lite Sphere Low Crewe Shirt, Run+ Ultra Light Mini Socks, & Cool-Lite Comet Shorts

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ProView – Backcountry Access BC Link Radios

At first thought, two way radios aren’t that amazing. I mean really, how awesome can they be? You have a few channels, an on/off volume dial, and a button to talk in to. After giving that a little thought, that is the beauty of these, that they are simple. Think about it this way, if you’re in a situation where you need to radio someone … Continue reading ProView – Backcountry Access BC Link Radios

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ProView – MSR Windburner Stove

The camp stoves of my youth were inefficient, clunky things that always seemed equally likely to explode as to make breakfast. Stoves like the MSR Whisperlite improved our options, but for most of my formative years planning food for fast and light adventures still meant candy bars and cold instant coffee. Fortunately, the JetBoil revolution brought us into a new age of enlightenment, where light … Continue reading ProView – MSR Windburner Stove

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Pro Profile – Patrick Betts, Front Range Climbing Co.

Patrick Betts began climbing in 2008 while visiting Colorado and he has never looked back. Since then, he has climbed throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. He is now the Chief Operating Officer and Head Guide and Front Range Climbing Company. Patrick has a bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Leadership from Colorado State University – Pueblo, and has been working in the outdoor industry since 2009. His … Continue reading Pro Profile – Patrick Betts, Front Range Climbing Co.

ProView – Oboz Sawtooth Women’s Mid Waterproof Boot

From Telluride to Breckenridge, Tara Skredynski has always loved exploring the mountains in Colorado. She has worked for both Outward Bound and the American Alpine Club. She gravitates towards an early morning skin and ski, a tree-lined single track ride, or hiking with her family in Boulder, Colorado. A regular yoga practice keeps her grounded when she can’t get outside. Out of the box, the Oboz … Continue reading ProView – Oboz Sawtooth Women’s Mid Waterproof Boot