Gear Reviews

Fall 2014 Women's Running Gear Guide

Arcteryx Thaleia Hoody

If some of you women were feeling left out after seeing our fall running gear guide full of gear mainly focused towards men, don't be because here is your own. We have found some great new products that should make your fall training runs more enjoyable. As the weather cools and the daylight dwindles having the right gear truly makes a difference. 

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Summer 2014 Outdoor Retailer Best of Show (Tech)

Outdoor Retailer Best of Show

Some think that the outdoors and technology shouldn't mix. But I have always believed that technology can make your outdoor experience better. In this Best of Show we have included some of the newest electronic technology that we saw during the Outdoor Retailer Show. Some of it is now available and others will be soon. I am sure you will find something that you want. 

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Fall 2014 Running Gear Guide

New Balance Beacon Jacket

Running in the fall can be a great experience as temperatures cools off. But as the days get shorter, running during low light conditions increase making visibility key for safety. To help with safety, we have found running gear that has reflective components and lights to be seen. You don't have to be suck indoors this fall if you have the right gear.

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Summer 2014 Outdoor Retailer Best of Show (Part 2)

Best of the Outdoor Retailer Show

It is always hard to figure out what to include in these Best of Show guides and what products just to don't make it. There is only so much room. In this Best of Show we found products to help you in your travels, tents that are both light and functional, gear to help you enjoy the water and more.  We hope you find this gear has interesting and innovative as we did.

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Olicamp ION Micro Stove and Space Saver Mug Combo Gear Review

For me, having a reliable way to boil water while out in the backcountry is important. This usually means having something to boil the water in, like a pot, pan or mug and something to boil the water on, like a fire or stove. I prefer using a stove over fire when boiling water as it is quick and easy. There are many stoves on the market but few, if any, as small and light as the Olicamp ION Micro stove. 

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Summer 2014 Outdoor Retailer Best of Show (Part 1)

Best of the OR Show

Twice a year companies around the world come to Salt Lake City to show off all their newest gear at the Outdoor Retailer Show. Each year that I go I am always looking for that next great development that will make my outdoor lifestyle even better. This show definitely didn't disappoint with some great new products coming in 2015. Read on to see what you will need to put on your wish list. 

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