Versatility + Style = Vapur

Posted in Gear Reviews column.

Vapur Anti-Bottles solved a big problem for me, and I’m guessing it’s not the one the company’s founders set out to solve. My problem was this: how do I carry some water AND bear spray…

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Gear Across Generations

Posted in the Grit (Amy's Blog) column.

While home visiting my parents in Colorado, my mom and I decided to go for a hike, my then 5-month-old daughter in tow. Being supremely organized, as always, my mom located the child carrier she…

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Running the Big Hole Crest

Posted in the Grit (Amy's Blog) column.

Overshadowed by the Tetons just across the valley to the east, the Big Hole Mountains are a mostly forgotten mountain range. It doesn’t help any that from the tiny towns of Victor and Driggs, in…

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Meet Mountain Mama

Posted in Startup Stories column.

At first, people were really freaked out at seeing pregnant mannequins at an outdoor trade show, especially pregnant mannequins wearing a climbing harness. But now the conversation is evolving. People are less surprised and more…

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