Author: Christy

A co-founder of life in utopia, and she is responsible for making sure everyone has a good time. She loves skiing, hiking, backpacking, diving and sailing – basically anything that gets her outdoors. Christy also enjoys spoiling her two sweet goldendoodle girls.
Essential Guide to First-Aid Kits and Emergency Supplies

Essential Guide to First-Aid Kits and Emergency Supplies

Arguably the most important of the 10 Essentials is a first-aid kit. Whether you are out on the trail, on a road trip, or at home, it’s important to have an easily accessible first-aid kit and key to being prepared for emergencies. First-aid kits are available in many different sizes and styles. They can be purchased at your…

Merino Wool Marvels: Pioneering Tech Transforms Outdoor Gear

Merino Wool Marvels: Pioneering Tech Transforms Outdoor Gear

Okay, I get it; you’ve had a less-than-amazing experience with wool. It may have been similar to mine, leaving your skin red, itchy, and, in my experience, with a rash for days. Well, I’m here to tell you the merino wool available today is entirely different from that bulky sweater grandma knitted you back in the day,…

Magic of Winter: 10 Winter Activities to Get You Outside

Magic of Winter: 10 Winter Activities to Get You Outside

Does this sound familiar? It’s been a long and stressful week; it’s cold outside, or you need time to unwind. Embarking on new snow sports or winter activities sounds like a challenging feat when you could watch “Netflix and Chill” from the cozy comfort of your couch.  Ultimately, watching the weekend slip away from you…

Winter Travel: Expert Tips & 16 Emergency Kit Must-Haves

Winter Travel: Expert Tips & 16 Emergency Kit Must-Haves

Winter Driving Today we will discuss our winter driving safety tips and some emergency kit items we like to have in the vehicle with us whenever we travel. We’ve seen it more and more in recent years, epic and unprecedented winter storms. Often described with an edgy name, #polarvortex or #bombcyclone, to emphasize their seriousness. …

Last Minute Ideas: 7 Awesome Snowshoe Trails On Mt. Hood

Last Minute Ideas: 7 Awesome Snowshoe Trails On Mt. Hood

If you haven’t tried snowshoeing, a snowshoe trip on Mt. Hood is the perfect launching point into snow sports and a great way to enjoy winter. It’s good exercise, accessible, and a great way to socialize outdoors. Check out The Ultimate Guide to Beginner’s Snowshoeing here for everything you need to know to get started….