Pink Bonx Grip review

Bonx Grip review

I recently had the chance to do a Bonx Grip review.  The device consists of a Bluetooth earpiece that enables cellular network-based group communication with up to 10 users anywhere in the world.   The opportunity…

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Swiss Alps skiing - chairlift

Swiss Alps skiing: an insider’s view

We’ve enjoyed Swiss Alps skiing since November 10, 2017 — Verbier, Switzerland to be exact! The resort of Verbier 4 Vallées officially opens daily from December 2, 2017 and stays open through the end of…


Keystone Ski Resort, Colorado

Keystone ski resort – early season

Last Wednesday, my friend and I enjoyed a bluebird day at Keystone ski resort.  Considering how very early in the ski season it was, we had low expectations.   We checked conditions at Keystone ski resort,…


Ski essentials for a day on the slopes

Ski essentials

Packing the ski essentials for a day or several days on the slopes is so important that I have a “note” saved on my phone to check before I leave home.  Until I finally created…


Ski personality test

Ski personality test

The ski personality test simply consists of skiing down a mountain with someone you don’t know well.  You might be surprised to see all the insights that are revealed in a few hours, or less! …


Cheap Ski Wear at the Mall

Affordable ski wear

Ski wear adds to the problem that we have discussed before:  skiing is not a poor man’s sport.  With apparel, accommodations, lift tickets, and skis themselves all costing a pretty penny, shortcuts are few and…


Base layer for skiing

Sometimes, it can be hard to figure out what base layer to wear for skiing, and which base layer is the best for cold weather.  In the spring, we wrote about unique pieces that stood…


Staying fit with the Swiss

Our new Snowgrrl contributor Tracie, based in the Swiss Alps, shares her and her friends’ tips for staying fit off season. Fall in the Alps Chilly air, vivid colors, and frosty peaks peer over us from…