JetBoil Flash Review

The Jetboil Flash is a must if you are looking to buy a new backpacking stoves.  We found the Jetboil flash to be compact, safe, and extremely functional.  The unit is very easy to use from the novices that are just getting into backpacking to the experienced outdoors person.  One of the new features on the Flash is the colored ...

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Under Armour Spectre Review

The Spectre is Under Armour’s lightest running shoe, weighing in at 9.8 oz. It is a great training shoe for neutral runners with plenty of stability and cushion for both short and long runs thanks to the 6mm of Cartilage® Precision Handling™ and the Directional Cushioning Engineering (DCE®) system. Testers liked the ventilated internal FootSleeve®, which keeps the foot in ...

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Brooks Wanganui Softshell Review

The Brooks Wanganui Softshell is the perfect jacket for cold weather running this season.  The Wanganui is waterproof and windproof, sure to keep you sheltered from the elements and keep you dry and warm on the run.  This jacket has a waffle like inner liner that is soft against the skin and adds warmth for those extremely chilly days. We ...

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Moving Comfort Alexis Bra Review

If you are looking for a sports bra that provides support, comfort and modesty the Alexis Bra is a perfect fit. The Alexis was designed for smaller proportioned women that combines a supportive feel, breathable molded cups and ample moisture-wiking material ready for any physical challenge. The cup lining made of 80% nylon and 20% Lycra and the mesh lining ...

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Women’s Marmot Tempo Jacket Review

The Marmot Tempo Jacket utilizes Marmot’s M3 Softshell technology to produce a highly breathable, stretchy, water-resistant, and a lightweight barrier to the elements. The M3 softshell technology is Marmot’s lightest and most breathable softshell, making the Tempo jacket perfect for high intensity exercises, such as running. The Tempo jacket weighs a mere 15 ounces and has an excellent fit; long ...

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Women’s Marmot DriClime Catalyst Windshirt Review

The DriClime® Catalyst Windshirt won its’ third Backpacker’s Editor’s Choice Award in 2008. This time, the DriClime Catalyst Windshirt won the “Green Award” due to its’ incorporation of recycled materials into the jacket; UpCycle fabric is made from recycled plastic and makes up 100% of the Catalyst lining, while recycled polyester makes up the outer shell. The DriClime Catalyst Windshirt ...

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Marmot Alpha 25 Review

The Marmot Alpha 25 is a nice backpack option for those looking for a backpack they can take for a hike, snowshoes, or head into the backcountry skiing and snowboarding.  We used this pack on various hikes, from a 5 mile quick hike to 20 mile day hikes to hiking Colorado’s 14’ers.  With a 25L/1550 cu inches capacity, we could ...

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