I know that we talk gear a LOT here. It's not because we think everyone is loaded and should spend their money on gear, but I can think of plenty of things much WORSE to spend money on. :) In our family, we value the memories we make outdoors and so we make the little sacrifices so we can own the … [Read more...] about Wait for the Gear Sales!
I am taking a break from our normal "This Moment..." post today to bring you some really exciting news that I thought was good enough to share right.now. Let me introduce you to Geigerrig Hydration Systems. Relatively new to the market and taking it by storm, I am pretty excited to get my hands on … [Read more...] about FREE Hydration Systems from Geigerrig? Yes, Please!
There is seldom a part of the summer that we don't end up wearing a jacket at least part of the day. It is one thing I love about living at 7000 feet - nights are cool (and perfect for sleeping!) We call this time of the year the "Shoulder Season" because we are stuck in somewhere in the middle of … [Read more...] about The Shoulder Season + *Polarn O. Pyret Gear Review*
*Giveaway Closed!* Congrats to #34, Kristie S; #5, Susan S. and #24, Tiffany. Please email me at mountainmamatales(at)gmail(dot)com with your first, second and third choices! Water bottles are exploding out of our cupboards more often than not. Or our car. Or the bike trailer. We use them … [Read more...] about *Gear Review* Liberty Bottle Works + Giveaway
Last week I posted a review of the Multisport Journeys designs and T-shirts. In case you missed it...they hand-draw and digitalize images to help inspire people to get outdoors and be active. In my review I talk about the fact that I really think they are missing a whole kid line of the images … [Read more...] about Photo Contest by MultiSport Journeys
I have to admit, I am no fashion diva. Yes, I want to look nice, but more importantly, I want my clothes to perform for me and hold up between regular day-to-day activities AND biking, running, hiking, etc. If I can't be active in something I am wearing, I am honestly just not going to reach for … [Read more...] about *Gear Review* Sport Science Smarter Basics T-Shirts