Stay Warm and Dry On the Move with the Lightweight Lifaloft Insulator Jacket by Helly Hansen

Call me seriously impressed with a new offering by Helly Hansen.

For about the last month, I’ve been trying out the Lifaloft Insulator Jacket, and it’s been a bit of a revelation.

This jacket is amazingly light and thin, … Continue reading

The Amazing Backcountry Snowshoe: Gold 10 by Crescent Moon

 

The Gold 10 snowshoes by Crescent Moon are made both for walking on-trail and off, in shallow or deep snow and were tested in both of these conditions. If you want to make your own path towards your goal, … Continue reading

Sunrise Hiking Mount Quandary in Colorado with MSR’s New DynaLock Explore Backcountry Poles

The conversation started with something like “We’ll leave at midnight, make it to the trail head by 3am, and reach the summit for sunrise.”

My response: “Sounds crazy, lets do it.”

That’s how my experience of hiking Mount Quandary started, … Continue reading

Helly Hansen V3 Slipon Boots: A Great Option for Light Recreational Snowshoeing

Helly Hansen has not “slipped” at all with its Garibaldi V3 Slipon boots.

These lightweight slip-on boots are some of the handiest, most comfortable footwear you can find for a variety of purposes.

I’ve been intrigued in recent years with … Continue reading

Explore the World with the Tubbs Xplore Snowshoe

The world is a snow-blanketed paradise that is just waiting to be explored. Well, the Tubbs Xplore Snowshoe is just the equipment you need to embark on a snowy adventure of your dreams.

Perfect for all those who want to … Continue reading

Hidden Secrets! Preparing for a Snowshoe Distance Event

“The beauty of winter is its mystical aura,” writes snowshoe philanthropist and health authority Dr. Jeff Kildahl (JK). “Winter acutely defines one’s perspective. Snow represents a white blanket of desolation or bliss. The frigid temperatures and deafening silence of winter … Continue reading

Review of Crescent Moon Snowshoe Trekking Poles – Light and Durable For The Snowshoe Enthusiast

If you are into hiking or snowshoeing, good trekking poles will help you maintain balance and overcome any uneasy terrain. As you know, climbing hills can turn into a tricky endeavor without good snowshoe/trekking poles. A well built pair of … Continue reading

Chinook Trekker Snowshoes: Perfect for Beginners

Looking for good snowshoes but running low on cash? Don’t sweat it because Chinook has just the thing. This is a perfect opportunity to buy decent snowshoes at a more than affordable price. On top of that, all the essential … Continue reading

TSL Gear Guide

TSL Brand Overview

TSL Outdoor, a French company founded in 1981, produces innovative, high quality snowshoes, trekking poles, and accessories using sustainable development and eco-friendly design. They took their first inspiration from traditional wooden snowshoes and produced them in … Continue reading

Going the Distance! 2018 and 2019 USSSA Marathon and Half-Marathon Championships

It’s late summertime, so why such excitement about the earlier 2018 USSSA distance events? Because we are clocking the way to the 2019 marathon races at Lakewoods Resort in beautiful, hilly Cable, Wisconsin, near the home of the Slumberland American Continue reading

Best of Base and Midlayers: Helly Hansen Review

Helly Hansen has done it again, offering some of the best base and midlayer apparel I’ve tried.

Midlayer- Ullr Jacket

It’s Ullr Midlayer Jacket, a mid-layer zip-up jacket with a hood, is a spectacular addition to mid-layers ideal for … Continue reading

Love Your Feet With Hidden Peak

A dream sock for trailblazers; did you ever think finding utopia underfoot might be possible?

Wear the new fantasy for feet—Hidden Peak Outdoor Trail Blazers—offering recreation comfort for the footers of life: those who travel trails and seek … Continue reading