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Monica Purington

Monica Purington

Jackson, WY

Monica Purington's Passions

Hiking & Camping
Biking
Running
Skiing

Monica Purington's Bio

Skiing around Jackson Hole Mountain Resort or walking around in the Tetons in the winter. Running to mountain tops, skidding mountain bikes around in the dirt or staying cool in the lakes and river in the summer.


Learn more at www.monicapurington.com

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Monica Purington

Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on January 19, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I haven't had a chance to get my hands on the Klean Kanteen Insulated Food Canister, but the bottle does the trick just as well! I have been feeling a little under the weather and nothing works better than throwing some home-made chicken noodle soup into my Insulated Bottle and bringing it to the mountain with me for a mid-day ski snack to warm me up. Keeps contents warm all day (my trick? -- before you fill it with your warm soup/beverage fill it with hot water for a few minutes to warm up the bottle initially).

The only down side is that when I am feeling a little under the weather my hand tend to be weak and I have a hard time getting the cap off.

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Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on January 5, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

Practice makes perfect.

I picked up this beacon this year and have done a few practice days with it and have found it to be super user friendly, ESPECIALLY during multiple burials.

Being a small individual it is also great that it is a smaller beacon and isn't too bulky. The one thing that keeps me from giving it 5 stars? The harness is HUGE. I'm a small female (this demographic is growing!) and I could wrap the waist strap around me twice. Maybe it's time to start having harness sizes?

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Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on December 11, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

Let's be honest, I am a ski bum. I ski from 8am-3pm everyday throw some dry shampoo in my hair and show up to wait tables half way out of my snow pants.

The Dansko Clog is a MUST for anyone who works in the service industry. When your feet have been crammed in your ski boots all day they can finally relax with an amazing amount of arch support and a roomie toe-box (no more 92mm crap here).

Yes they are pricey, but you won't regret it.

I am a 7.5 and wear a 38!

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Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on November 17, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I have to admit-- I'm not very tech savvy with these devices but the Go Pro Hero 4 SILVER is very user friendly.

What makes it so different? The touch screen of course! -- I always found myself confused, "Is it on?" ... now I don't need to know which button is used to change modes or settings because I can simply use the touch screen just as you would on your smart phone!

(sign)-- Finally, something I can figure out!

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Monica Puringtonposted an image about on November 17, 2014

CUTE!

Options! I love the simple options in life like whether to wear my Marmot Watch Beanie folded over or floppy.

This beanie is simple yet cute and perfect for under your helmet or even out on a Saturday.

It's the simple things in life.

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Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on November 17, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

It's ON in Jackson Hole! It has been a brutal 0 degrees for several days and I can't leave the house without my Marmot Val D'sere Down. It's longer than the Mountain Down and the Sling Shot so your tushie stays toasty! It has great chevron-like seams that add a bit of style and the ORANGE pops beautifully against a white blanket of snow!

Stay warm this winter around town, on the slopes or out for a snowy stroll. (I wear this one one cold resort days and LOVE it).

SIZEING: I'm 5-7, 125lb's (small build, broad shoulders, skier booty) I bought a MEDIUM

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Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on November 13, 2014

Small Heads Beware!
4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

First off let me say... this helmet is so comfortable.

I prefer to go commando and not do the beanie-under-the-helmet technique- but beware if you are a female and have a small head you may be better to go with the Allure.

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Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on November 12, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Similar to the legendary Smith I/O but different!

I have these in mustard and they are be a-utiful. Fit my face the same as the I/O's (being a female they have a similar effect to the I/OX for males) as a little oversized.

With more frame-ing than the I/O they help keep moisture out allow you to see that next pow turn.

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Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on November 12, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Similar to the Maze but for tiny female heads! This has been a great fit for me who could get on just fine wearing a children's helmet due to the tiny-ness of my head.

Removable ear pads and internal padding allowing you to steeze it up with just a beanie underneath or keep the padding and go commando.

A great choice for ladies out there with small heads.

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Monica Puringtonwrote a review of on November 12, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

The warmth of a ski sock but style you want to show off.
These socks are so cute peaking out of the top of my Frye boots worn with a dress or skirt in the fall -- even better worn around the house (think Tom Cruise in Risky Business).

Warm, cozy and cute!

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