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    Best Snow Ski Locks to Keep your Gear Safe

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about the best snow ski locks helpful. New skis or snowboards cost big bucks and it is maddening if they get stolen! Unfortunately, gear gets stolen every day at ski resorts, and more often than not, its never recovered. Sometimes, it’s not even somebody stealing them but there are so many skis that a person (or child) just accidentally skis off with the wrong pair, but is still sucks and your skis are still gone.

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    About Colorado Hot Springs – Best Guidebooks

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about Colorado hot springs guidebooks helpful. Most of the time you can get all the information you need about hot springs from the internet but having a comprehensive guidebook on your shelf or Kindle, in your RV, the glove box of your car or to give as a gift, is a nice thing to have. These books are great sources of inspiration when you are looking to plan an escape.  Freshen up on important details like whether a certain hot spring is clothing-optional or dog or kid-friendly or to remember the name of a favorite spot you haven’t visited in…

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    10 Cross Country Ski Skins – Best of 2020

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about cross-country ski skins helpful. Alpine touring, also known as backcountry skiing, skinning and splitboarding is a blend of cross-country skiing and alpine downhill skiing or snowboarding. It is the perfect way to explore the Colorado mountains, but in order to venture uphill on skis you will need climbing skins. Skins are ski-width strips of material that adhere to the bottom of touring skis and provide traction to climb. Here are 10 skin suggestions to efficiently get you up the steepest terrain.

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    Glow Dark Dog Collars with LED Lights

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about glow dark dog collars helpful. With the coming of winter, we can expect shorter days with less light. But even as the season turns colder we still need to walk the dog, either around the block, at the dog park or on a high alpine adventure.  During these dark winter days a lighted LED dog collar will keep your pet visible to other motorist, cyclists and pedestrians and lets you know where they are, whether chasing an animal or playing with the neighbor dog.

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    Best Winter Ski Jackets for Women

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about the best winter jackets for women helpful. Having a warm, high-quality, waterproof ski jacket that lets you comfortably play in the snow is a necessity here in Vail, Colorado. It’s important to pick the right one

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    Best Gifts for Snowmobilers

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about best gifts for snowmobilers helpful. We know it is not always easy finding the perfect gift for your favorite snowmobiler but, here is a list of 10 amazing suggestions that they will LOVE! Each of these items are functional, well-made and designed to make snowmobiling easier, safer and more fun, so they can ride more often. Whether you’re giving these items as a gift or (keeping them for yourself), you are sure to find something on this list for your dearest ditch banger!

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    Colorado Elk Hunting Checklist

     Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this Colorado elk hunting checklist helpful. Successful elk hunting comes down to being prepared and taking advantage of all the opportunities that come your way. This checklist makes sure that you have every edge available to stalk your prey without being detected while keeping you warm, dry and comfortable. Although this list can’t guarantee success it will go a long way ensuring that you are ready for every opportunity available to bag a trophy elk this season.

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    Best Rash Guards for Women

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about the best rash guards for women helpful. Rash guards are best known for protection from salt, sand and coral in the ocean, but here, in Vail, Colorado, they offer maximum protection from the strong rays of the sun at high altitude as well as abrasions from rocks and branches when rafting, kayaking, tubing, fishing or paddle boarding local rivers.

  • Best Athletic Swimwear (Women)

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about athletic swimwear for women helpful. Vail, Colorado maybe a landlocked state but people here, spend A LOT of time searching out fun water activities like kayaking, whitewater rafting, paddle boarding, canoeing, water skiing, wade fishing, hiking to hot springs, tubing rivers, competing in triathlons and swimming in local water holes. Female athletes, adventurists and enthusiasts need active swimsuits that are comfortable, durable, flattering and offer freedom of movement to participate in these challenging activities.

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    Best Overnight Bags (Men)

    Welcome to ThinkVail – we hope you find this article about the best overnight bags for men helpful. There is nothing better than a stylish, durable, roomy, overnight travel bag that allows you to take a fun adventure on a moment’s notice. If you don’t already have an overnight bag ready to go, this is the article for you.