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Kahtoola MICROspikes: Traction on Ice

Running in the winter is dangerous; darkness, freezing temperatures, wooly mammoths, and the most perilous...

0 Comment / Jan 23, 2015

Running Shoe Upgrades Go (almost) Bionic

www.enko-running-shoes.com $ TBA It's very rare to see a shoe that can be called completely different...

0 Comment / Jan 19, 2015

Girls Gone (into the) Wild: A Newbie Learns to Love the Outdoors...Maybe

Most outdoor gear sites are chock full of hardcore athletes and industry experts, but what about the newbie...

0 Comment / Jan 16, 2015


Trek Tech Black Launch

Trek Tech would like to announce the launch of its new spinoff blog, Trek Tech Black (TT Black)! As...

0 Comment / Jan 15, 2015

Lightweight Warmth - Big Agnes Hole In The Wall Down Jacket

www.bigagnes.com $220 The Good: Ultralight 700 fill baffled DownTek. Trim Fit is great for layering....

0 Comment / Jan 14, 2015

Camelbak Chute Waterbottles - Great for Chugging

Camelbak Chute Waterbottle - $14 The Good: Durable and clean design. Great wide mouth for filling,...

1 Comment / Jan 12, 2015


Highlight: New Clif Bar Flavors For Superfood Lovers

Clif Bars $1.40/bar (available nationwide) I've been chewing on Clif Bars in the wild for years. There's...

0 Comment / Jan 08, 2015

Allet Wallets - Lightweight and Useful

SoftTech Wallet $15 www.all-ett.com The Good: Super light materials, room for cash and a few cards,...

0 Comment / Jan 05, 2015

Road Bike Party Videos Will Change the Way You Look at Road Cycling

In 2012, Martyn Ashton took a Pinarella Dogma 2 (the bike that won the Tour de France that year) for an insane...

0 Comment / Jan 05, 2015


Ultimate Direction FastPack 20

Fastpack 20 $150 www.ultimatedirection.com The Good: Incredibly lightweight materials, large stuff...

0 Comment / Jan 02, 2015

Magnetized, Polarized, And Damn Sexy - Switch Sunglasses

Switch Lycan Polarized Sunglasses $149 The Good: Crisp colors, exceptional clarity, and easy to change...

0 Comment / Jan 01, 2015

Better Businesses: Cotopaxi, Gear for Good

Cotopaxi: Gear For Good Cotopaxi.com With a mission to ‘disrupt the outdoor industry’ in hopes...

0 Comment / Dec 30, 2014


2014 Sniper Adventure Challenge Gear – Gear tough enough to take on the Challenge and come back for more

Author: Toby Asplin If you haven't read my after action report (AAR) on the 2014 Competition Dynamics...

0 Comment / Dec 26, 2014

Triple Aught Design Primer Crew: Warm but Scratchy

Triple Aught Design Primer Crew, MSRP $80.00, www.tripleaughtdesign.com The Good: Warm & Toasty The...

0 Comment / Dec 24, 2014

Visiting Jordan? Here's Your To Do List

Last year, I was lucky enough to visit the amazing, hospitable country of Jordan with Columbia Sportswear....

0 Comment / Dec 19, 2014