Category: Gear Reviews

secret sleuth

Smartwool Secret Sleuth No Show Socks

Name & Store: Shelley Stevens – Trailblazer New Haven Name of product tested: Smartwool Secret Sleuth No Show Sock What you use the product for: Every day life! Favorite aspect of this product: My...

chromapop

Smith Optics ChromaPop Lenses

Best uses: Just about anything outside during the day What I’ve used them for: Kayaking in Michigan Paddle boarding in Connecticut Hiking in New Hampshire and New York Cycling in Connecticut Favorite aspect of...

Torrentshell

Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket

By Katie Shelden – Denali Wakefield Product Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket Best use for product I use this jacket as my 3 season rain jacket, as a light layer for cooler Spring and Fall days,...

TNF ultra cardiac

The North Face Ultra Cardiac Running Shoe

Product: The North Face Ultra Cardiac Running Shoe Featured in Outside Magazine’s Summer Buyer’s Guide Best uses: Mixed running on road and trails What I have used it for: The Endurance Society Infinitus 8k...

DTV Zach

Darn Tough Review

Name and Store: Zach Vaughn – Trailblazer Branford Name of product tested: Darn Tough Micro-Crew Light Sock Best use for product: Hiking / Trekking What you used the product for: Trekking / Hiking /...

Inhaler and St. Elias

Vasque Inhaler Low

Product: Vasque Inhaler Low Hiking Shoe Best uses for this product: Hiking Speed on the trail Key aspects of the product: The Vasque Inhaler Low was built to go fast on the trail while...

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Organic Cotton

Organic cotton t-shirts often feel more comfortable than conventional cotton shirts. Maybe it’s just me, but it isn’t the feel of organic cotton that sets it apart. Organic cotton is grown from non genetically...