First Look – Sealskinz All Weather Gloves

Sealskinz All Weather Gloves
Sealskinz All Weather Glove – photo courtesy of the Sealskinz website

Gloves are an absolute must for me, even in fairly temperate weather. I have broken both of my pinkies, so they get cold easily.  So when the opportunity arose to review the Sealskinz All Weather Gloves, I eagerly volunteered.  Sealskinz describes the All Weather Glove as “A rugged, lightweight and technical waterproof glove. Offering a balance of warmth and breathability.”  You can read my full initial thoughts HERE.

A last Look MSR Dyna-Lock Explore poles

MSR provided the MSR Dyna-lock Explore Backcountry Poles for review purposes.

In my last update of the MSR Dyna-lock poles I will dig deeper into the differences in using summer and winter baskets. I hope to show why the more you use these poles the better you may like them. I will explain the reasons that caused the annoying things that happened on the trail.

I will explain how my poles become an extension of my body while hiking. The hiking conditions I encountered during the test period forced me to make a choice between wearing traction may depend of the confidence I have in my poles to prevent me from sliding and falling.

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