How to Store Hats, Gloves, Sunglasses (and other outdoor flair)

You know the feeling when you can't find a certain pair of gloves, or a hat or even a neck gaiter? It's annoying, and stressful, and ridiculous (especially if your children are fully dressed in their snowsuits and sweating like pigs while you scramble around the house trying to find their sunglasses). Here's what we do to cut down on the chaos and help keep track of all our outdoor flair from sunglasses to mittens to bug spray and yak trax. All you need is a little bit of wall space, one or two over the door shoe holders, a…

What To Wear Cross-Country Skiing

Have you ever wondered what to wear when you go cross-country skiing? As part of our ongoing cross-country ski series we've talked about ski's, boots, bindings, and poles and how to apply both kick wax and glide wax to our skis and what to put in our wax kit. Now we're going to discuss what to wear when you cross-country ski. Since cross-country skiing is aerobic, it's not a good time to wear your downhill ski or snowmobiling clothes. The two most important things to remember are to dress in layers and avoid wearing cotton. We typically dress in 3…