Stepping into Fall with Stio

Just as the Stio winter catalogue hits mailboxes across the country this week, and overnight lows are bringing frost and snow across the country, we just finished up testing four of Stio's new fall/winter pieces.  "Stio was founded to inspire connection with outdoors...

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Weekend Adventure Gear Sale

The weekend is adventure time, no matter how many awesome football games are on! So, to get you ready for this weekend and all of those coming up, our pals at EMS (Eastern Mountain Sports) are having a Weekend Adventure Sale with gear that's up to 40% off(!?!?!)....

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What An Adventure Ultra Carrier Shirt Review

The Ultra Carrier short sleeve shirt is like having a small running pack and absorptive shirt in one. It sells for 85 Euro (about $95). At first look this seems like a lot to pay for a shirt, but given how many bells and whistles it has, this is a pretty fair price. read more

Topo Designs Klettersack Review

Chances are you’ve seen this pack on instagram – it’s the one (or one like) the pack all the “cool” kids are wearing. When it comes to shoes I am always comfort over fashion (socks and chacos anyone?) but in regards to accessories sometimes it’s easy to get caught up...

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Ultimate Direction AK Mountain Vest 3.0 Review

Few athletes are as diverse or at home in the mountains in and around Boulder, Colorado as ultra running icon, Anton Kupricka. On any given day he can found running, riding or climbing the roads and slabs around this endurance sports Mecca. With such a diversity of...

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TomTom Spark Cardio + Music Review

For several years, minimalist runners have been striving for less equipment but still have the ability to track their runs. But many of these same runners want to track their heart rate and really enjoy listening to music while they run. This has traditionally meant...

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Mizuno Wave Catalyst Review

A swell, a surge, a trend, an obnoxious, poorly-coordinated movement by a large group of people at a sporting event. What does Mizuno’s Wave Catalysts have in common with those waves? Nothing. But I needed some kind of quirky intro to serve as the stimulant, or, wait...

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Timbuk2 Tuck Pack Review

With school right around the corner, and chilly rainy fall days on the horizon it’s time to upgrade your school,work, or commuting backpack. Big enough to fit a laptop, but not too bulky when empty, sporty enough to wear on a bike but also fashionable. Founded by a...

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What An Adventure Ultra Bag Pro 3L Review

The Ultra-Bag Pro 3L is a great, simple, and easy to use bag that gives you several options for carrying water on your adventures. It has turned into my go-to running pack and I even wore it on my recent alpine ultra marathon. read more

Rumpl Down Puffy Blanket Review

As late summer days are quickly becoming reminiscent of the chilly fall days to come, camping trips, picnics in the park and hammock excursions need a little something extra. Okay, okay I’m feeling a little déjà vu as I write this review – just about this time last...

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Nike Lunarepic Flyknit Review

If you saw any of the advertisements for the shoe we’re looking at today, you might be lead to believe that this shoe is a paradigm shifter that not only redefines its category, but also potentially sets the bar in ways we’d never thought of. This is the Nike...

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