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Oboz Scapegoat Mid hiking boots

Review by Arnie P

Harold Parker forest in Oboz Scapegoat Mid hiking boots

Harold Parker forest in Oboz Scapegoat Mid hiking boots

Oboz Scapegoat Mid hiking boots

Oboz provided the Scapegoat Mid hiking boots for review purposes.

It has been a good month of testing the Oboz Scapegoat Mid hiking boots. The temperature has been warm during the day with temperatures ranging from the 70’s to the low 90’s. The humidity has very seldom been high and it has cooled down during the night. I wore these boots every day all day. I have been pleasantly surprised with the performance of these boots.

The fit for me has been perfect, no sliding, no pressure points, or any irritation. Despite the warm weather, my feet have not gotten wet with sweat.  To read more please click here.

CEP Men’s Dynamic + Outdoor Light Merino Mid-Cut Socks

Review by Arnie P

Harold Parker with CEP socks

Harold Parker with CEP socks

CEP provided the Men’s Dynamic + Outdoor Light Merino Mid-Cut socks for review purposes.

CEP Men’s Dynamic + Outdoor Light Merino Mid-Cut Socks

It has been a good month of testing the CEP Men’s Dynamic + Outdoor Light Merino Mid-Cut Socks. The temperature has been warm during the day and cooling down during the night. With day temperatures ranging from the 70’s to the low 90’s and the humidity very seldom high. I wore these socks every day all day except for wash days. I have been pleasantly surprised with the performance of these socks. This is because I did not like my first use of a thin tight fitting sock. My review will explain why my ideas have changed for the better.  To read more please click here.

Survival Hacks by Creek Stewart

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“Hacks” are all the rage these days and this book does NOT disappoint in this arena!  This reviewer received the book for review purposes.   I really don’t want to give too much away by adding too many pictures here as I think if you are an outdoors type person, you will want this book in your library.  It includes hacks for everything. Click here for the full review: http://4alloutdoors.org/reviews/book-reviews/survival-hacks-creek-stewart/

Oboz Women’s Pika Shoes

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Here I go with another shoe review. I selected to give the Oboz Women’s Pika shoes a try since I have worn Oboz shoes (a light hiker) a few years ago and they fit me well. Lately I have been having issues with fit and comfort. I hope these work out. Read more here.

Jenn K.

CLE Trail 50k Race Report

Coming up Heckler Hill

Coming up Heckler Hill

The CLE trail race is a cool race in North Chagrin Reservation just outside of the city of Cleveland Ohio and consists of three distances – a half marathon, a full marathon and a 50k.  I found this race when through a quick search of races near Ann Arbor, Michigan where I was at the week before the race for work.  The 2016 edition was the third year of the race and there was very little information on the race besides the ultrasignup page and a facebook group.   Read on to see how my race went!

Final Update Baffin Kiki Boots

Summer is in full swing in Southeast Alaska which means temperatures are finally hitting the 60s and sunny days mixed in with the rain that come from living in a rain forest.  It also means it is time for us to transfer which has limited the number of hikes that Addison and I have taken, but we have gotten in a few more miles on the boots.  Overall the performance is stellar and the boots have become her favorites.  Read on for her final thoughts on the boots.