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Animal Encounters: Mountain Lions / Cougars

  While it's quite rare, humans and cougars do sometimes wind up face-to-face. If that happens, here are a few steps to get out of that situation as safely as possible: 1. Know your tracks. 2. Keep your friends close. 3. Let it go. 4. DO. NOT. RUN. 5. Show them who's...
Injinji Introduces Midweight Performance Toesock

Injinji Introduces Midweight Performance Toesock

SAN DIEGO, CA (November 16, 2010) – Injinji, innovator of the patented Performance Toesock™, takes cushioned foot comfort to the next level with the introduction of the Midweight Performance Toesock – a five-toe-sleeve interface featuring 360°-degree cushioned knit...

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Polartec NeoShell Liberates Veterans of Adventure

Polartec NeoShell Liberates Veterans of Adventure

11.16.2010– (Lawrence, Mass.) – Polartec, LLC, the leading manufacturer of performance fabrics, introduces Polartec® NeoShell®, the most breathable waterproof fabric available on the market today. Polartec NeoShell will appear in Fall 2011 collections from some of the...

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Review: Kelty FC 3.0 Child Carrier Backpack

Review: Kelty FC 3.0 Child Carrier Backpack

One of the many, many cool parts of being a new parent is getting to buy new toys and such for your child which inevitably are just as cool for you! My daughter is now seven and a half months old and absolutely adores the outdoors, which works out nicely for mom and...

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Review: Momentum M1 Deep 6 [UPDATED]

Review: Momentum M1 Deep 6 [UPDATED]

If you pay attention at all, or happen to have been caught in an errant glint of bling-blindness, you've probably noticed that watches are now large. This is likely just a nod to the fashion gods, but for those of us whose eyesight is less than perfect, it's a not...

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Review: Keen Howser (Women’s)

Review: Keen Howser (Women’s)

I have been wearing my Howser shoes by KEEN for the past two weeks. Before they arrived in the mail I was a bit skeptical of the look. Described as a puffy jacket for your feet, my mind wandered back to my days in grade school sporting the latest moon boots. Although...

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On The Radar: 11/10/10

On The Radar: 11/10/10

Deuter KangaKid Yesterday the KangaKid showed up at Gearist HQ and we were so excited! Currently we have a child carrier pack (and a 7 month old to go along with this stuff) from Kelty, the FC 3.0. The FC 3.0 is built for longer treks and lots of space. See, Gearist...

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