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Patagonia Women’s Nano-Air® Light Hybrid Hoody

Patagonia Nano-Air Light Hybrid Hoody

Spring endeavors such as running, skiing, climbing, cycling, and commuting means that the weather can be spastic, for real! During my run a few weeks ago, I experienced thunder snow, sun, rain, and wind up to 50 mph all within a 5 minute interval. Temperatures also ranged from 25 to 40 and the wind chill likely made the “feels like” ...

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Brooks PureFlow 7 Review

Brooks PureFlow 7

Brooks PureFlow 7: Get ‘em while they’re hot. Brooks just released the 7th version of the PureFlows in February. The name PureFlow sums it up nicely as they provide a smooth ride with adequate support without a lot of extra bells and whistles (weight) to a neutral runner like myself. First Look And A Little History The “Pure” Series including the ...

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Running the Streets of Tokyo to the Summit of Mt. Nabewari – Watch

Columbia Sportswear recently brought together two company employees from across the globe to test the 2018 Columbia Montrail trail running collection in Tokyo, Japan. Their unique gear testing journey was documented in this scenic piece of content called “Road to Trail”. Ray Ueda from the Japan Marketing team and Sandrine Christin from the France Operations office trekked from the busy streets of ...

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Cambelbak Circuit Vest Review

The Camelbak Circuit Vest has been my go to running vest this summer. It is a simple, light weight running pack that has very basic features, yet gets the job done for stashing food and staying hydrated. I used the Camelbak Circuit Vest on a 50 miler, 50K, trail marathon and multiple training runs. In total, I have probably worn ...

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Brooks UpLift Crossback Sports Bra Review

Brooks UpLift Crossback Sports Bra

The Brooks UpLift Crossback Sports Bra has many excellent features to help keep your mind on your exercise task and off what your sports bra is doing. The Brooks UpLift Crossback is designed for medium to high intensity activity, such as running, for women with C/D sized cups.  Here’s a breakdown by feature for the sports bra. Sizing One of ...

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Tailwind Nutrition Caffeinated Endurance Formula

Here at ActiveGearReview we have been avid Tailwind fans since our initial review of Tailwind Endurance Fuel in 2013 (full review available here). Tailwind is a Colorado based company that prides itself on being easy on the stomach, while also remaining gluten/vegan/soy/and dairy free. As an avid trail runner, I used to fall into that “crappy stomach” crowd that would ...

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Women’s Spring Hiking Guide

Spring in the mountains means a transition from our beloved winter-time activities and the return of trail based activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, trail running, and climbing. As the snow melts in Colorado, many flock to warmer climates to jump start the summer activities. Here at ActiveGearReview we did just that and headed for some fun in the sun to ...

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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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Outdoor Research Women’s Ferrosi Windshirt Review

Outdoor Research Ferrosi Windshirt

Ferrosi Fabric Last summer, the male gear reviewer in the house got a pair of Outdoor Research Ferrosi shorts to review (full review here). I was instantly jealous of the fabric and wished I could own a piece of gear that featured the incredible stretch and comfort. Fortunately, I’ve had the opportunity to ski (skate and alpine touring), hike, bike, ...

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