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Update – Lowa Aerox GTX Mid Hiking Boot

Lowa Aerox Mid

Lowa Aerox GTX Mid after 130 miles of use.

The Lowa GTX Aerox Mid has performed admirably over the last few months.  They have seen over 130 miles of trail from Mississippi to New Hampshire and have lived up to Lowa’s assertion that they are an “extremely breathable/waterproof, lightweight, do-it-all outdoor athletic shoe.”  Read on for my full update.

Initial thoughts on the Epson ProSense 57 GPS Running Watch

GPS enabled watches are everywhere now. Epson has entered the market with a line that includes four watches with a price point from $99 to $399.  I will be reviewing the ProSense 57 GPS Running Watch over the next couple of months.

ProSense 57

Epson ProSense 57 GPS Running Watch

My goal is to understand the functions that separates Epson watches from their competitors while continuing to accurately track my running and hiking.   You can read my initial thoughts on the ProSense 57 HERE

Initial thoughts on the Cotopaxi Veloz Hydration Pack

Cotopaxi Veloz

Cotopaxi Veloz 6L Hydration Pack

The hydration pack and vest market continues to grow, and every year there seems to be new innovations.  Cotopaxi has joined the movement with their new Veloz line of hydration packs that feature an innovative attachment system and plenty of pockets to organize all a runner’s nutrition and gear needs.  Read on for my initial thoughts.

2017 Holiday Gear Guide

Loyal readers, our 2017 Holiday Gear Guide is live.  It is chocked full of great gift ideas for the outdoors person in your life.

2017 Holiday Gear Guide

Craghoppers National Geographic Nosilife Adventure Long Sleeved Shirt (Women’s)

The Craghoppers National Geographic Noslife Adventure Long Sleeved Shirt arrived in a women’s size 12 and the color sea salt (light beige). I will say that I am very impressed with the initial appearance of this shirt. The shirt screams of quality from the fabric, looks stylish, and looks to be made well.

Read more here.

Jenn K.

Final Look adidas Evil Eye Pro Sunglasses

This summer and fall has been packed with adventure and the adidas Evil Eye Pro sunglasses have been with me everywhere.

sunglasses

At the finish of the Maine Marathon

I have used them mountain running in Alaska, running marathons in New Hampshire and Maine, hiking in Mississippi and Louisiana, daily use and a 126 mile run on the Mississippi River Levee from Baton Rouge to New Orleans.  Overall, I have 500 plus miles of use and abuse on the glasses and they have performed well.  They are comfortable, provide solid eye protection, and have proven to be durable. Read on for my full thoughts.