ProView- Icebreaker Merino Apparel

The challenge and terms were simple: wear a few merino wool Icebreaker items for two days and do not take them off. Challenge accepted. I was sent three items to test out: Men’s Hike + Light Crew socks, BodyFitZone shorts, and Escape shorts. As someone who travels frequently, this would be an ideal find. Moving from city to city without knowing when the next time … Continue reading ProView- Icebreaker Merino Apparel

ProView – Scarpa Rapid

From the burly approach to Castleton Tower, to the rugged washes in white sandstone canyons in northern Arizona, to the wild flower basins in Ten Sleep, and in the back yard playground of Eldorado Canyon and Chautauqua, the Scarpa Rapid approach climbing shoes get it done. They are lightweight, climbable, flexible yet supportive. I am notorious for rolling my right ankle, especially on those long … Continue reading ProView – Scarpa Rapid

ProView – Astral Donner

When Astral decided to expand its product lineup to include footwear a few years ago it made waves in the kayaking community. The first few shoes released, the Brewer and the Rassler, were designed with kayakers in mind, and made to be worn on the river. They’ve sold like hotcakes. With their huge success Astral has decided to expand outside the world of watersports and … Continue reading ProView – Astral Donner

ProView- Advanced Elements Fishbone Stand Up Paddle Board

From the calm serene lakes of Boulder, Colorado, to the salty seas of Kona, Hawaii, the Advanced Elements Fishbone™ EX: AE1064 is the perfect inflatable stand up paddle board for a wide array of SUPing adventures. As an avid SUPer, what I love most about the sport is the flexibility. Your level of activity and energy output is up to you, you can crank the … Continue reading ProView- Advanced Elements Fishbone Stand Up Paddle Board

ProView – Scarpa Zodiac Plus GTX

The Scarpa Zodiac Plus GTX are a very light, supportive, featured boot that are at home under heavy loads and off trail. I have always been committed to wearing approach shoes while backpacking, both on personal trips and while instructing backpacking courses. However, the Zodiac Plus is light enough that I did not feel weighed down by a full-size boot. It has since become a … Continue reading ProView – Scarpa Zodiac Plus GTX

ProView – Big Agnes Hazel SL 15 & Air Core Ultra

Good news for every outdoorswoman! The game has truly been changed. Big Agnes is taking sleeping comfort and technology to the next level with their new line of sleeping bags and pads. The Hazel SL 15* is a one-of-a-kind sleeping bag with so much thought and effort put into it, it makes you want to send thank you cards to Big Agnes for looking after … Continue reading ProView – Big Agnes Hazel SL 15 & Air Core Ultra

ProView – Scarpa Spin

The Scarpa Spin is a new addition to their Alpine line of trail runners, finding its place right in-between the minimalist Atom and the higher profile Neutron. They call it the “Goldilocks of [the] Alpine Running collection, for those who want both support and simplicity on rugged trail and craggy ridgelines.” I love their description, because it is nothing but the truth. Built with a … Continue reading ProView – Scarpa Spin

ProView – Five Ten Eddy Pro

The Five Ten Eddy Pro water shoe is a lightweight, well-drained piece of footwear that is paired with Five Ten’s fantastically sticky Stealth rubber to give you the confidence to scamper around the wet rocks without feeling like you are holding water. Whether you are boating Gore Canyon or cruising the Colorado on a paddle board, the Eddy Pro will give you the confidence to … Continue reading ProView – Five Ten Eddy Pro

ProView – Astral Tinker

Astral wins my heart again and again, this time with their Tinker multi-sport shoes. Expanding away from just river shoes, the Tinker nails the multi-use category. I have taken these shoes down desert rivers, mountain hikes, and out for a beer with no disappointment. Fit and Comfort If you have ever owned the Astral Brewess or Brewer then you know how comfy these Tinkers are. Astral essentially … Continue reading ProView – Astral Tinker