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Icebug Saunter Bugweb men’s shoes

Review by Arnie P

Icebug Saunter Bugweb men's shoes

Icebug Saunter Bugweb men’s shoes

Icebug Saunter Bugweb men’s shoes

Icebug provided the Saunter Bugweb men’s shoes for review purposes.

Icebug is a Swedish company. When I see a Swedish product I think of my grandmother who was born in Sweden. I have good memories of the times my parents dropped me off at her house for several hours. I mention this because she said little but accomplished a lot.

When I first looked at this shoe I was thinking it was more fashion and furry than being a serious outdoor shoe. Then I examined the soles and spotted the small nubs on the soles that looked like traction devices. When I touched the nubs, I realized they were a part of the webbing and were removable when traction was not needed.  To read more please click here.

Cotopaxi Tikal Active Shell Keeps Me Dry

Review by Susie; Cotopaxi Tikal Active Shell provided for review by Cotopaxi

Cotopaxi Tikal Active Shell sleeve with rain drops

Cotopaxi Tikal Active Shell shell repels rain quickly.

When I first got the Cotopaxi Tikal Active Shell in my hands, the first thing I did was check the weather. Why? Because it made me want it to rain! There was no way such a stretchy and lightweight shell could be waterproof. It did not feel like any raincoat I had ever felt before. I subsequently wore the Tikal Active Shell every day until it finally rain. Has the “ultralight waterproof and breathable shell with four-way stretch, perfect for four-season backpacking, hiking, and travel” even remotely lived up to the hype? Perhaps I’ve kept my ancient crinkly rain coat in my closet for the really rainy days. Well, you’ll just have to read the first chapter of my review to find out!

Update on the Sierra Sage/Green Goo Bugs Be Gone, Dry Skin, and First Aid Products

IMG_20160105_162657250 Over the past month I had the opportunity to try out the Sierra Sage/Green Goo Bugs Be Gone, Dry Skin, and First Aid products.  I actually like all three of these products. They work well and have natural ingredients. Read the details here.

Hiking in Harold Parker State Forest

Article By Arnie P

Quarry site in Harold Parker Forest

Quarry site in Harold Parker Forest

Hiking in Harold Parker State Forest

Harold Parker consists of 3,300 acres with more than 35 miles of logging roads and hiking trails. The forest is almost all hardwood, hemlock, and pine. Ten ponds are available for the water enthusiast, using non-motorized boats.  To read more please click here. 

 

Baffin Sequoia Men’s Winter Boots

Review By Arnie P

Baffin Sequoia Men's Winter Boots in Harold Parker Forest

Baffin Sequoia Men’s Winter Boots in Harold Parker Forest

Baffin Sequoia Men’s Winter Boots

I’ve been wearing the Baffin Sequoia Men’s Winter Boots several times a week. These boots are a lot more versatile than I ever imagined. During this period, I have been exploring the various ways I could use these boots. I am using them in more ways than I thought possible. These boots are a great improvement over the felt lined boots of the 40’s.  To read more please click here.

Final Update on the KEEN Liberty Ridge Women’s Boots

IMG_20160101_124037005 Read about my experiences wearing the KEEN Liberty Ridge Women’s Boots over the past three months.

http://4alloutdoors.org/reviews/footwear-2/keen-liberty-ridge-womens-boots/