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Cash for Clunkers, Mountain Hardwear Style

By Claire - October 26th, 2011 - No Comments
Cash for Clunkers, Mountain Hardwear Style
Remember the government’s Cash for Clunkers program? Where you could bring in your old vehicle and get cash towards a new one? Well, to announce and promote their new waterproof-breathable fabric, Dry-Q Elite, Mountain Hardwear is doing the same thing. Bring in your old shell jacket and get $50 dollars towards a new Dry-Q Elite Shell with the Mountain Hardwear Cash for Clunkers program. What is Dry-Q Elite and why is Mountain Hardwear giving you cash to go buy their jackets and check this new fabric out? Composed of 3 layers, Dry-Q Elite is a completely waterproof yet completely breathable fabric that essentially “turns on” as soon as you start your activity. According to MH, traditional waterproof-breathable fabrics require that the inside of the jacket (the part touching you) must reach a certain level of humidity before the material will breathe. With Dry-Q Elite, this technology is “always on.” The theory is that as soon as you start to sweat, this fabric begins to breath, eliminating that gross clammy feeling that is usually associated with sweating in a shell jacket. Having just received the Mountain Hardwear Drystein jacket (a new Dry-Q Elite shell), in the mail yesterday, I can’t give a full report on the jacket’s functionality. However, I can report that the town I live in received 10 inches of rain yesterday. TEN inches! I ripped into the Drystein, put it on, and ran outside, figuring that a torrential downpour was about the...Read more...


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Matchstick Productions’ Attack of La Nina: The Bitch Is Back

Matchstick Productions’ Attack of La Nina: The Bitch Is Back

By Claire - Sunday, September 11th, 2011 - 6 Comments

It's after Labor Day, which means it's officially time to get amped about ski season. To add to your stoke, the guys and gals at Matchstick Productions are releasing their 2011 Ski Film "Attack of La ...

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Sierra Designs Donates to Tornado Relief in Joplin, Missouri

Sierra Designs Donates to Tornado Relief in Joplin, Missouri

By Brig Graff - Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 - No Comments

On May 22, 2011, a massive tornado struck the town of Joplin, Missouri causing dozens of deaths and untold millions in damage. Many would call it a crippling event, if it weren't for the moving resili...

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Garmin Introduces Edge 200 GPS Cycling Computer

Garmin Introduces Edge 200 GPS Cycling Computer

By Jason Mitchell - Thursday, August 18th, 2011 - No Comments

With my recent infatuation with the social cycling app Strava, I've been quickly realizing that my iPhone doesn't make the greatest GPS device. It works, OK, but it often loses signal and causes spot...

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Kaenon Polarized Launches New Men’s Style: Trade

Kaenon Polarized Launches New Men’s Style: Trade

By Jason Mitchell - Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 - No Comments

We're big fans of Kaenon Polarized sunglasses and the all-new Trade looks like a great set for hanging out on the beach or in the mountains. Don't think you won't be able to push it with the Trade's t...

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Top 3 Women’s Must Have Gear for Spring

Top 3 Women’s Must Have Gear for Spring

By Tiara Wasner - Monday, March 21st, 2011 - No Comments

Spring has officially sprung, although in some parts of the country old man winter is still  hanging around.  When the seasons change typically you'll find me lusting over the latest gear. A good r...

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