The Impossible is Actually Very Possible

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Running My First Half Marathon, by Cassie Strid I used to think running more than 5 miles was impossible. So, this spring I decided to set myself up for a challenge and run a half marathon (13.12 miles). In February I began training with another Stonewear Designs employee. We started running in the freezing cold, […]

Join Us in the Fight Against Cancer by Rock Climbing or Hiking June 22-23

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“You need to live BIG through something bad.” -Sean Patrick Few people live without knowing someone who has suffered or died from cancer. It’s pervasive; nearly 12 million people in the United States have it–one in four Americans. And, as of 2008, nearly 600,000 people die from it each year. That’s why, for eight years […]

Move Over Rock, Here I Come: an Interview with Bobbi Bensman

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Ride 100-mile mountain bike races, win a World Cup, & have two babies: It’s all in a day’s work for athlete Bobbi Bensman Meet one of Stonewear Designs’ first ever catalog models, former competitive rock climber, long-distance mountain bike racer, and mother Bobbi Bensman. Bobbi has been setting standards for women in climbing since the […]

Share Your Mother/Daughter Adventures!

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Carrie Kaiser went on a mountain biking adventure with her then teen-aged daughter, Joely Denkinger, more than 6 years ago. That trip to Western Colorado’s single-track trails and the storm they confronted broadened their relationship and empowered them in ways they never imagined. What athletic adventures have you been on with your mom or daughter? […]

Travel Light, Travel Right this Mother’s Day

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[Pinterest] Are you visiting your mom this Mother’s Day? If your trips are anything like mine, they entail hours of travel, nights at the theatre, visits to museums, and dinner parties, plus the personal trail runs or gym workouts I manage to squeeze in between socializing. The crux of my trip is always how to […]