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Whether you’re running roads, trails, or into minimalist running, we have the gear reviews for you. Reviews include road running shoes, trail running shoes, running apparel, hydration packs, and running accessories. Our testers take testing serious so you can be sure you get the best running products for you.

The North Face Fuseform Progressor Fleece Review

The North Face Fuseform Progressor Fleece

Fleece jackets are typically designed to function as lightweight and breathable mid-layers for outdoor activities in a range of weather conditions. Depending on the Season, they generally work best worn over a moisture-wicking base layer and under a waterproof or windproof hard shell. There are many variations of fleece jackets on the market today; synthetic vs. natural fibers, jacket weights, and ...

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Outdoor Research Moxie Shorts Review

Outdoor Research Moxie Short

The Outdoor Research Moxie Shorts are the perfect trail short; they combine whisper light fabric overtop wicking, comfortable, stay-in place boys-shorts. The Moxie Shorts out perform any other two layer short that I have tested in years prior, as the sizing of the two layers are spot on. The boy-short liner peaks out the bottom slightly, yet avoids getting the ...

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Headsweats Trucker Hats Review

Trucker hats can be found everywhere these days: at the bar, coffee shop, on backcountry ski tours, and pretty much any trail running adventure. I too have been sucked into the craze and often sport local Steamboat companies, such as Big Agnes or our local running series on my favorite trucker hat. Prior to the trucker hat, I wore many ...

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The North Face Ultra Vertical Trail Running Shoe Review

The North Face Ultra Vertical

The North Face Ultra Vertical is the newest trail shoe offering added to the performance lineup of North Face trail running shoes. This shoe was built to take technical trails at breakneck speeds, maximize energy return and protect your feet while tackling steep ascents and descents. First Look The Ultra Vertical reminded me immediately of the Ultra MT, minus the waterproofing. ...

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Columbia Rogue F.K.T. Trail Running Shoe

Columbia Rogue F.K.T. Trail Running Shoe

In early 2016, Columbia Sportswear Company announced a realignment of the Montrail trail running footwear brand as a sub-brand of its flagship Columbia brand. This move signaled an huge increased commitment to their trail running category. Columbia’s trail running apparel, footwear and accessories will now be branded Columbia Montrail, similar to the familiar Columbia PFG sub-brand utilized in the brand’s Performance ...

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Costa Whitetip Sunglasses Review

costa whitetip sunglasses

Costa is one of the highest respected sunglasses companies when it comes to the water.  Water presents one of the biggest challenges for a sunglass lenses and Costa has made a name for itself for being the master of sunglasses on the water.  The Costa Whitetip is a new sunglass offering with a medium fit and an option to choose ...

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