If you’re a climber girl you’ve probably known the pain of finding great climbing pants. I know I have. Sometimes I’d think I’d found the perfect pair only to have them tear or lose their shape. Well, can I tell you how lucky I feel that Outdoor Research sent me the Women’s Voodoo Pants to [...]
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Ah, layering. Such a great technique, and one that I like doing best when I have great layers all the way through.
When I was offered the chance to review a Terramar Smart Silk V-neck top I took it (they sent it to me free of charge). The top looked slim and the fabric (a blend [...]
It was a lot of fun to see what goals you guys have and what outdoor fun you’ve already been up to!
Thanks go to Innate for providing the goodies. And the winner is…
He has a 2013 goal of getting out rock climbing at least five times this year.
That’s a great goal Ryan!
I’ll be contacting [...]
New Year, New Goals, New Gear
Innate makes gear to keep liquids in and to keep liquids out. They contacted me recently and offered a great prize package of some of their goods to help kick off the Rockgrrl.com New Year.
I’ve been happily using one of their dry bags for over a year now, used it [...]
I have issues with sunglasses. Sometimes they are too big for me and slide down my face, sometimes they give me headaches from temple pressure and/or poor quality lenses, sometimes they give me funny indention marks on my nose that hurt a bit when they decompress, sometimes they pull my hair out, and sometimes I [...]
In August I got to attend the Outdoor Retail show for the first time. The show is a convention for the Outdoor industry to show off their newest and/or up and coming products, it occurred from August 4-7 this year and attendance was approximately 25,000 retailers, exhibitors and media. The OR Show also happens to [...]
So one of my friends on Facebook (who shall remain nameless because I don’t think s/he’d want me to incriminate him/her) was asking about getting rid of climbing shoe funk. I started to reply and realized I was getting rather long winded and also realized others might want to read and share their own solutions [...]
If you’ve seen me outdoors, you’ve undoubtedly seen me with a camera in hand. Combining outdoor sports with photography is sometimes hard, but always rewarding.
One thing that makes it hard is handling and securing photography gear. When I first saw an R strap I was pretty excited, they are made by a company called Black [...]
PlanetGear is another limited time, deep discount (up to 70% off), shopping site for outdoor folks. They operate on the membership model where you must be a member to join, but you can relax, membership simply means that you have created a free account with them.
According to their site they offer “gear, apparel, and travel destinations [...]
First off, Happy International Women’s Day!
I thought an appropriate way to celebrate would be to feature a great company which makes maternity clothing for outdoor women!
Mountain Mama, whose tagline is “Expecting Adventure” (love that), offers clothing for active women like their Clouds Rest Baselayer Maternity Top which they so graciously let me test out for [...]