Category: Gear Reviews

Platypus SoftBottle

Product Tested: Platypus SoftBottle Best Use for Product: Hiking Travel Tight spaces Hydration Taking wine along “Full when you need it, flat when you don’t.” Looking to shave some pack weight on your next...

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Suunto Ambit2 Watch

Product Tested: Suunto Ambit2 with heart rate monitor Best uses for product: Hikers Triathletes Long distance runners Cyclists Adventurers Explorers What you used the product for: Cheshire 1/2 Marathon Peak Races 50 Mile Ultramarathon...

Vasque Grand Traverse Hiking Shoe

Product used: Vasque Grand Traverse Hiking Shoe Best uses: Hiking All day wear Casual wear What you used the product for: Hiking along the Mountain-to-Sea Trail in North Carolina Hiking around Connecticut Casual wear...

Gear Review: New Balance 860v4

Product used: New Balance 860v4 Women’s Running Shoe Best uses for product: Road running What you used the product for: Cheshire 1/2 Marathon Road running Training for Peak Races Ultramarathon Favorite aspect of the...

Gear Review: LifeStraw

Product tested: LifeStraw Water Filter Best uses for product: Emergency water filtration Backup for hiking What you used the product for: Drinking from a stream along the North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea Trail in Eno River...