Brands

Hurley Suarez Shirt

Hurley Suarez Shirt

Hurley is brining sexy back, way back, with a heritage piece that speaks of a rich ancestry in surf culture the Hurley Suarez Shirt. Who is the Suarez named after?  Could it be Felipe, Diego, Pelayo, or Hugo Suarez?  What really matters is that the Suarez fit is perfect, it has a great fabric blend, and…

READ MORE »

2015 Rossignol Air Tip Technology

Rossignol_Air_Tip

    Rossignol’s patented Air Tip floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee  throughout this year’s SIA TradeShow in Denver . Muhammad Ali would be so proud! Imagine a skisperience where tip floatation mimics a butterfly’s graceful flight and every turn stings like a wasp during his last days. For over 100 years,…

READ MORE »

Matix Eli Solid Shirt

Matix Eli Shirt Featured Image

Matix holds true to it’s Los Angles, California roots by creating lifestyle clothing for individuals who submerge themselves in surf and skate culture.  With true craftsmanship and inspiration from the greatest generation’s workwear styling the Matix Eli Solid Shirt is a piece that you can wear for a lifetime. Tuck it in or leave it out with…

READ MORE »

Sneak Peek at 2015 K2 Fastplant Snowboard

2015-k2-fast-plant-fetured

After taking a 5-year hiatus, the 2015 K2 Fastplant reemerged at this year’s SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Trade Show in Denver with a wild new look and fresh tech. At first glance of the board’s groovy psychedelic aesthetics, K2 onlookers appeared dazed and confused as if they just came from a Hate-Ashbury festival.  But this…

READ MORE »

Alex Taran Returns to Pain McShlonkey

Alex Taran PMS 1

How To Laugh At Yourself- Lessons from the Pain McShlonkey “You better run,” she said in a strong Chicago accent. With my skis in one hand and pack on my back I did just that. I ran down the Amtrak platform towards car #3. It was 11:32 pm, early April of last year. All I…

READ MORE »

Diary of a Pro Skier: Alex Taran

AT Diary Featured

“The Mountains are my classroom…welcome.”   I met Alex Taran by chance or perhaps it was by way of fate. As I was flying to Denver for my first SIA show this past January, I sipped a ginger ale and thumbed through the new editions of Rolling Stone and Powder, travel habits formed years ago. I read about Alex’s…

READ MORE »

Style Guide: 2014 Men’s Spring Fashion

Style Guide Featured

Men’s Spring Fashion It feels great to shed some layers after piling them on throughout winter.  Spring is a transitional season to freshen up a wardrobe and change the pace of life.  This is the first Style Guide of many installments; enjoy some of our favorite pieces that rolled out recently. 1. DC Duster Shirt There…

READ MORE »

Top Ten Skis for 2015

skibrands

Next Years Best Planks Range from Park to Powder At the close of the 2013/2014 season, as I put skis and boots into storage for their summer slumber, even as I prepare for the river, for hiking and biking trails, for camping and backpacking, I can not help but to look longingly into the future…

READ MORE »

Top 5 Sleeping Bags

Best Sleeping Bag Featured copy

Top 5 Sleeping Bags What goes into picking out the Top 5 Sleeping Bags?  A lot of sleep.  This great assortment of bags spans a wide range of needs, designs, and of course budgets.  There’s a lot of hype surrounding camping gear these days and we cut through the mud by selected the Top 5…

READ MORE »

Best Chino Pants

Burton Chino Pants Hero v3

  Burton Chino Pants Over the last decade, Burton Snowboards has been pushing the envelope of casual clothing by designing softgoods with the snowsports enthusiast in mind.  Taking experience from creating some of the world’s best riding gear, Burton is doing what other snowboard brands wish they could; make great clothes that fit perfect, look great,…

READ MORE »