I have put this pillow to the test over the past several months including letting my daughter use it for a week long camping trip in Alaska, and I can say it unequivocally meets Sea to Summit’s promise that it is “light, compact and comfortable.” Read on for my final update.
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New for 2017 Gregory has introduced a lightweight pack series to their lineup. The Paragon (Men’s) and Maven (Women’s) are fully featured packs that feature the new Aerolon suspension system. I will be taking the Paragon 68 for a spin this fall as my daughter and I continue to search out new trails in the Southeastern United States. Read on for my initial thoughts.
I have put over 170 miles on the Injinji Ultra Compression OTC socks over the past few months and they have performed well. The compression has worked well, I have had no cramping issues even though I ran an Ultramarathon, half marathon, and a 7 hour mountain run in them. Read on for my full update.
The Katadyn Be Free filter has accompanied me on all of my adventures this summer – backpacking in Mississippi, local Louisiana hikes, and remote mountain running in Alaska. The BeFree has worked well in all situations and ensured that I had a clean source of water! Read on for my full update.
After 400 miles of running and hiking, the Ultimate Direction Access 600 has become an extension of me. I don’t leave the house without it – I have run every distance from a two mile training run, a half marathon, even a 50k, and the Access 600 has performed well. There is plenty of room for snacks, a phone and usually enough hydration to get me to the next aid station. Read on for my final thoughts on this handy running belt.
I used the RunLites Sling II on two significant night trail runs since my last update, and I can say that they performed well. Though I was skeptical, I found that they were good for running on non-technical trails and had a burn time of around 7 hours on low. Read on for my complete final review.