TNF Locals

  Ever have one of those days, where things are moving along, maybe a bit slow, but then something really cool happens? I had a day like that yesterday. After an okay day at work, I got home and got an email from the TNF Locals, telling me that I had been accepted as an … More TNF Locals

2014: A Great Year Outdoors

This was truly the year of getting outdoors and also trying new stuff – skiing, hiking, camping, orienteering, running, snowshoeing, and geocaching. It truly was a great year outdoors!   January:   “Where Epic Begins” – when we heard that Vail Resorts had purchased Mt. Brighton, it gave us the impetus to pay a visit. … More 2014: A Great Year Outdoors

The North Face Endurance Challenge Wisconsin 2014

And we’re back! What a weekend of fun we had at The North Face Endurance Challenge Wisconsin 2014, more colloquially known as ECSWI. Friday we picked up the RV and headed over to the campground at Ottawa Lake Recreation Area, a beautiful location for this weekend of trail races. While we love tent camping, there are … More The North Face Endurance Challenge Wisconsin 2014

Gear: The North Face Vanton boot

I recently ordered The North Face Vanton boot for myself and my son from REI. We both love them! It’s a VERY funky looking boot, very reminiscent of a snowboard boot, toasty warm and extremely light. I wore them this morning to shovel snow and was extremely happy with them. The North Face says: For treks … More Gear: The North Face Vanton boot