It’s hard to believe it has been a year since the flood. Personally, the flood put a lot of things in my life into perspective. The most incredible thing I learned from my three month displacement was how generous our community is.
The waders are roomy enough in the seat that I can bend and lunge as necessary without straining the seams or feeling restricted. At the same time, they aren’t so baggy as to bring back the aforementioned grandpa look.
UpaDowna began with the mantra “Up a Mountain, Down a Beer” celebrating the tradition of enjoying a tasty craft beer after a hard days work climbing, hiking, skiing, mountaineering, etc. UpaDowna has a deeper meaning now, embracing their entire community (including those under drinking age) and finding new ways to get folks outdoors.