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While active clothing such as a tech top and hiking pants have come a long way, it’s nice to have some casual clothes that keep you looking outdoorsy and sporty even when your not conquering the world. We look for the hottest trends in the outdoor industry whether it’s a new style of flannel, a great fitting pair of jeans, or a flattering top that turns heads.

prAna Vaha Pant Review

prana vaha pant

prAna, well known for its active apparel line is no stranger to blending function and fashion.  While technical features often comes first at prAna, the prAna Vaha Pant focuses on fashion and comfort.  Yup, that’s right, this pant isn’t made for all day hikes or climbs, but it fits into the category of yoga and loungewear. prAna Vaha Pants Offering ...

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Styling with Toad&Co Spring 16

Toad&Co Maneuver Long Sleeve Shirt

As spring gets into full swing, Toad&Co has an offering for men that provides a stylish blend between outdoorsyness and a get up that will help you keep up with the Jones when you’re out to a nice dinner.  Toad&Co, which used to be called Horny Toad, is headquartered in Santa Barbara, which is home to both style and fun. ...

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Swrve Hiding Hoodie Review

swrve hiding hoodie

The Swrve Hiding Hoodie – for your reviewing pleasure Meet Swrve (yes, I spelled that correctly) – a company that’s as passionate about being comfortable on your bike as you are about, well… I don’t know that you’re actually that passionate about anything. The good folks over at Swrve spend day and night thinking about making clothes that not only fit ...

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The Perfect Mountain Man Pants

Mountain Man MK Flannel Lined Pants Front

MSRP: $109.95 Whether you live in the mountains of Colorado or the streets of NYC, there is never a bad place to sport the mountain man look.  As you may know by now, Mountain Khakis is no stranger to the mountain man look and the MK flannel lined pants provide the perfect mix of style and function(keeping you warm) while ...

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Royal Robbins Shop Jack Review – A Thermal Flannel Over-shirt for Style and Warmth


Royal Robbins and his wife Liz are legends in the rock climbing world with many first ascents and notable climbs to their names.  As pioneers in American climbing during the 60s, they spent much of their time outdoors wearing clothing not particularly well suited to active pursuits.  In 1967, Liz Robbins was the first woman to climb Yosemite’s Half Dome ...

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Dare 2B Sustain Mid Layer Review

Dare 2B Sustain Mid Layer Pullover

First Impressions of the Dare 2B Sustain Mid layer: I liked the initial look of the Dare 2B Sustain Mid layer pullover.  I chose the color Skydiver Blue. I have used many mid layer garments before, either just as a warmer option on cold days or while snowboarding in the mountains so I was eager to try this one out. ...

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Mountain Khakis Pushes Outdoorsy Style

Mountain Khakis Fleece Lined Shirt

In the winter, style sometimes goes out the window.  Thankful for us guys, Mountain Khakis has helped us put a little style into our lives, even when it’s 5 degrees out. The Mountain Khakis Christopher Fleece Lined shirt is just like it sounds, a fleece lined flannel. If you haven’t looked around lately, you might have missed the flannel movement. ...

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Toad and Co Boarding Pass Pants Review

Toad and Co Boarding Pass

There’s technical and then there’s fancy. Give me simple and comfortable with a touch of style all day long! If I could design my very own pair pants of pants, they would include a smooth design line, simple earth tone colors, some nice deep front pockets, a place to put my phone, and a comfortable waist line. The Toad and ...

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Mountain Hardwear Loafer 2 Pants Review

Mountain Hardwear Loafer 2 Pants

Mountain Hardwear Loafer 2 Pants Review Sometimes work, play, and just hanging out happen all in the same afternoon. I find this is often the case when living in the mountains of Colorado.  It is great when you can find clothing that can be worn for all occasions.   Over the past months I had the chance to try out the ...

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White Sierra Trail Convertible Pant Review

White Sierra Trail Convertible Pant

It was a full summertime day in the mountains: out early to take the dog for his daily constitutional; sundry duties in the yard and garage mid-morning; lunch on the deck collecting UV rays; a cross-town bike ride to an open air concert in the park; a quick late-afternoon jaunt through the weekend festival taking place in town; then drinks ...

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