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Erik moved to Colorado in 2007 to ski. Fast forward to 2017, Erik is still an avid skier, but loves to trail run and mountain bike as well. Over the past several years he's grown an affinity for winter trail running Erik is based out of Boulder, Colorado with his wife and two boys. His 3 year old Sven is quickly taking to skiing and he couldn't be more proud.

La Sportiva Kuma 2.0 T-Shirt Review

La Sportiva Kuma 2.0 T-Shirt

We all love synthetic tech tees, right? They are superior to cotton, they wick moisture, they are cheaper then wool and they are comfortable. Despite all of these benefits, synthetic tech tees make you smell terrible! Alas, I think La Sportiva has broken the code and has developed a synthetic tech tee that doesn’t stink! (See my review of the ...

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Dakine Balkan Jacket Review

Dakine Balkin Jacket

Looking for an insulated, waterproof jacket, chock full of features with a more relaxed fit? Keep reading… January and early February were super warm in Colorado. I was chomping at the bit to get this jacket out, but with the amount of insulation in the Balkan it didn’t make sense to take it out on the hill. Alas, during the ...

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Icebug Pytho2 Review

Icebug Pytho2

Over the past few years, I’ve developed an affinity for winter trail running. I can’t think of many things more exhilarating than running on a snowpacked trail while its dumping snow. Just when I thought winter trail running couldn’t get any better, I tried the Icebug Pytho2’s. Started in 2001, Icebug is a Swedish-based company whose core mission statement is ...

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Brooks Launch 2 Review

Brooks Launch 2

Even though I am true to the trail, the demands of work and a one year old make it hard to get a trail run in during the week. This winter, I’ve resorted to road running during my lunch break and I’ve been searching for the perfect¬†pair of shoes. Luckily, the Brooks Launch 2 arrived at my doorstep a few ...

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Pearl Izumi Fly Jacket Review

Pearl Izumi Fly Jacket

Since it’s headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, I have a soft spot for Pearl Izumi gear. Until I received the Pearl Izumi Fly Jacket, I had only owned their cycling gear. I’ve had good experiences from the cycling end of things, so I was excited for the opportunity to test and review the Fly Jacket. The Pearl Izumi Fly jacket is ...

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