ORCA 58-Quart Cooler Review
ORCA, short for the Outdoor Recreation Company of America, is one of the top up-and-coming manufacturers of premium outdoors products and equipment in the United States. The company was founded by partners Jim Ford and Cliff Walker, long-time hunters, anglers, and all around outdoors enthusiasts, and has used only American-made components in all of its  [...]
Best Skate Shoes of the Summer
We picked the best skate shoes of for the season. Like any other skateboarding product, the best is really just a matter of opinion and experience. If you’ve used a skate shoe with good results, you like it. If you’ve used a skate shoe with poor results, you don’t like it. That much is obvious.  [...]
UrbanEars Plattan Review
I needed a new pair of headphones and I decided to go with the UrbanEars Platten Headphones. As you probably noticed, these headphones aren’t made for snowboarding. I personally don’t like to listen to music while I’m riding so I opted for a bulkier pair that would provide an excellent way to listen to jams  [...]
VonZipper Skylab Goggle Review
I picked up the VonZipper Skylab Goggle to see how a slightly cheaper goggle held up and performed. One of the things that really stuck out about these from the first time I wore them was how simple they are. Not flashy at all. I really like that. The VonZipper Skylab Goggle is smaller than  [...]
Burton Cargo Pants Review
The Burton Cargo Snowboard Pants are super waterproofed, have a ton of pockets for whatever knick-knacks you take to the slopes, and have an inner mesh lining that wicks away sweat. They are very classic and simple functional without bells and whistles. Burton Cargo Snowboard Pants Review These pants are made of nylon with a  [...]
Electric EG2 Goggle Review
I normally wear Utopia Optics goggles for snowboarding, but I recently tried out the Electric EG2 Goggle and thought they were awesome! It is worth noting that these goggles are made for a person with a smaller face. I’ve seen a lot of girls wearing them, but they definitely aren’t girly just small. The peripheral  [...]
Eton FRX5 Emergency Radio
You never can be too prepared. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, it’s better safe than sorry in an emergency situation. And a weather radio is a staple of any home preparedness kit. But you don’t want to invest in just any old weather radio. It’s essential to do your research  [...]
How to Snowboard in a Half Pipe
Learning to ride in a halfpipe is not something that a straight up snowboarding beginner should try to take on. The photo above is out good pal Travis Young, a professional snowboarder.. Before you start, you should make sure that you have solid edge control and turning skills. The ability to ride fakie comfortably is  [...]
Best Ski Resorts in the United States
No matter the resort in particular, a day spent snowboarding or skiing is always one hundred times better than sitting in a cubicle, lounging on the couch, or reading a blog post about the best ski resorts in the US. But there are, in fact, some resorts that have it a little bit more put  [...]