Snow Skiing with The StingRay

There is nothing quite like skiing effortlessly down a snow-covered slope, feeling the wind in your face and watching the beautiful scenery rush by. To me,  it’s a feeling of absolute freedom, all the way down the mountain. Like all skiers, I understand the importance of having the proper equipment, and one of the most essential pieces are the goggles. A …

Gear Notes: Best Maps Ever, Better Goggle Vision and a Couple Quick Hits

Detail of a U.S. ski resort map from Best Maps Ever. All map photos courtesy Best Maps Ever. Best Maps Ever Derek Percoski is a graphic artist who “loves staring at maps.” When he moved West ten years ago, he started taking road trips across the region. And while on the road, he’d get ideas for maps. He puts it this way. …

Protect Your Snow Goggles from Damage and Loss with the StingRay

When I was in my teens, snowboarding had just become one of the trendiest winter sports in Canada and I wasn’t about to be left out of the fun. I bought a second-hand board from a friend, outfitted it with a good pair of boots and bindings, and hit the slopes. But I soon learned that, as with any sport, …