Category: Events

The Nikwax Spring Break Checklist

March 6, 2014 0

It’s that time of year again: spring break! After drifting drearily through the murky winter months, it’s finally time to get out and go somewhere exciting. You know you want spring adventure, but where to go? Head to the mountains for some spring snow? Catch surf and sun in some tropical country? Wherever it is…

By cmrandall1

The Fine Art of Tailgating

August 29, 2013 0

The ball crosses into the End Zone. High fives and cheers surround you. Someone picks you up and raises you over the crowd. A cooler full of Gatorade pours down over your head. Wait a minute. That’s not Gatorade. You didn’t score the winning touchdown. You’re in the parking lot listening to the big game…

By cmrandall1

Cycling safe

May 9, 2013 0

Cyclists, are you making good eye contact? A friendly gaze isn’t just for flirting—it’s perhaps one of the most important things bicyclists can do to bike safely through traffic. Although it doesn’t appear on standard lists of cycling safety tips, making eye contact with drivers at intersections—the most dangerous spots on the road—is crucial. Paired…

By cmrandall1

Through Rain and Sleet and Dark of Night: Five Steps to Keeping Your Kids Dry and Happy on Halloween

October 30, 2012 0

For those of us who didn’t grow up on Maui, we’re sadly familiar with the weather crushing our Halloween dreams. Nothing ruins the perfect pink princess dress quicker than a down parka. Don’t even get us started on the wrecked silhouette of a superhero unitard when the rain starts falling. Superheroes don’t wear raincoats! Alas,…

By cmrandall1

The Verfest is coming!

January 13, 2011 0

This is for all you skiers and snowboarders out there! The 5th annual Vertfest is happening February 12-13 at Alpental. Vertfest is the BIGGEST backcountry festival and rando rally race in the Northwest!! This year its a 2 day event with rad clinics, demos, films and of course the race! All proceeds benefit the Friend’s…

By nikwax