Staying Fit: Gear Guide |

Staying Fit: Gear Guide

Allison Miriani

Compiled by Allison Miriani and Brent Boyer. Photo by Brian Ray taken at Ski Haus

1. Bring on the rain

Ski Haus employees swear by the functionality and comfort of this lightweight Arc’Teryx shell. GORE-TEX PacLite technology guarantees you’ll stay dry and be able to shove the jacket into that tight space in your pack.

(Arc’Teryx Alpha SL rainshell, $249.00)

2. From the beach to the slopes

The leather straps and rubber outsoles on these sandals give wearers comfort and style.

(Oluki men and women’s sandals, multiple varieties, $56 to $102)

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3. Cooler than a stick

Hiking poles offer stability and can make you go faster. What are you waiting for?

(Leki Travel Series trekking super micro poles, $49.95)

4. Tour de Past

Wind back the clock a few decades and ride in style with a selection of retro cycling jerseys from Twin Six. You never thought sweating could look so good.

(Twin Six “The Speedy” retro cycling jersey, $70)

5. Surf’s up

Living in Steamboat is no excuse not to get out and try surfing, especially if your favorite powder sport is boarding.

(Robert August “What I Ride” 9-foot longboard, $1,050)

6. Gellin’ like a felon

Slip into a pair of Mizuno Wave Ascend 2 trail running shoes for women and watch (or feel) the pain disappear. Ideal cushioning for transitions from the road to the trail.

(Mizuno Wave Ascend 2, $84.99)

7. Faster than a speeding bullet

This dual-action backcountry water filter and pump has an adjustable intake, ceramic and paper filters and fills up your Nalgene faster

than anything else on the market.

(Katadyn Vario water filter, $79.95)