Staying Fit: Gear Guide
July 15, 2007
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)