VELA Apparel is our new brand for all of our clothing and accessories. Since our apparel designs have become so popular, we’ve decided to start a new apparel brand. This new brand – VELA Apparel – will be home to all our clothes and accessories. Over the last year, Elise has been creating lots of […]
Hand-Stitched Hats inspired by and made in the Beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains Everyone has really been loving Elise’s new hand-stitched hats and asking so many questions about them. So during a recent stay at a 10th Mountain Division Hut, we documented the making a few hats so everyone can see how it’s done. Looking to […]
New I Mile Minturn products from Double Black Designs The first of our new line of Minturn Mile products have just been released on our website: I Mile Minturn hats and stickers. Other items will be added to the lineup in the coming months. Having the Minturn Mile in our own backyard makes us feel so lucky and […]
The Taste of Vail Event Review Each year in April, Vail hosts dozens of wineries and Vail restaurants for the weeklong Taste of Vail food and wine festival. While this event is not your typical beer-and-burger-in-snowpants kind of après experience, it can be really fun for the average skier or snowboarder — if you know how […]
March 18 — Vail snow reports from Wednesday night showed a bizarre weather pattern moved in the Colorado high country, precipitating snow in a previously unknown liquid form. Initial theories about this new form of snow speculate that the higher than normal temperatures in the air could have combined with the frozenness of the snow. Somehow this […]
The 2015 Ski World Championships Schedule Simplified We noticed—and you may have too—that the schedule posted on the Ski World Championships website is a bit hard to read. So we thought we’d give you a day-to-day breakdown of all you need to know about the events in one easy-to read list. We hope this helps you all […]
Epic powder day brought on by huge snowstorm in Montana. Local powder chaser literally destroys all gnar available. August 25, 20014, Montana – Friday night and Saturday brought an incredible snow storm in the Colorado Rockies, bestowing Montana with an unbelievable 2+ inches of freshie freshie pow pow. As all powder chasers know, nothing beats […]
In Case You Missed It: Joel Gratz’s Exclusive Interview With El Nino We all know know that ‘El Nino’ is Spanish for ‘The Nino’, but what else do we know about this elusive character? Well early Monday morning, Joel Gratz of opnesnow.com got a rare, exclusive interview with El Nino and we’ve got the scoop.