Author: Erik Johnson

Hoka One One Hupana

Hoka One One Hupana Review

My first run in with Hoka was about three years ago when they released their maximalist trail running shoe, The Mafate. Being a technical trail runner I was intrigued by the idea but skeptical...

La Sportiva Kuma 2.0 T-Shirt

La Sportiva Kuma 2.0 T-Shirt Review

We all love synthetic tech tees, right? They are superior to cotton, they wick moisture, they are cheaper then wool and they are comfortable. Despite all of these benefits, synthetic tech tees make you...

La Sportiva Gust Short

La Sportiva Gust Short Review

Prior to 2013, I had heard of La Sportiva but had never tried any of their gear. Last year, I ended up with the Bushido trail running shoe and was blown away. When I...

Dakine Balkin Jacket

Dakine Balkan Jacket Review

Looking for an insulated, waterproof jacket, chock full of features with a more relaxed fit? Keep reading… January and early February were super warm in Colorado. I was chomping at the bit to get...

Icebug Pytho2

Icebug Pytho2 Review

Over the past few years, I’ve developed an affinity for winter trail running. I can’t think of many things more exhilarating than running on a snowpacked trail while its dumping snow. Just when I...

Brooks Launch 2

Brooks Launch 2 Review

Even though I am true to the trail, the demands of work and a one year old make it hard to get a trail run in during the week. This winter, I’ve resorted to...

Pearl Izumi Fly Jacket

Pearl Izumi Fly Jacket Review

Since it’s headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, I have a soft spot for Pearl Izumi gear. Until I received the Pearl Izumi Fly Jacket, I had only owned their cycling gear. I’ve had good experiences...