Fall and Winter seasons are challenging for me as a runner and hiker. I am always looking for the perfect insulation piece that will keep me warm during strenuous activities but not leave me sweating profusely. Salewa thinks they have solved this dilemma with the Salewa Pedroc Polartec Alpha Jacket featuring Polartec Alpha insulation. Read on for my initial thoughts and be sure to follow me as I put the jacket to the test over the next couple of months.
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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.
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.
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.
I was able to take the Revol 65 on a multi-day backpacking trip into the Shining Rock Wilderness in Pisgah National Forest in Western NC. I was very impressed with how the pack performed, especially a few of the features. Click here to read my initial update on the Revol 65 backpack by Kelty.
Kuju Coffee Update
A multi-day trip into Pisgah National Forest on the first weekend in fall was the perfect time to test out Kuju Coffee’s Pocket PourOver system. Coffee at breakfast and after dinner made the trip that much more enjoyable. Sounds like I enjoyed the coffee? Click here to read my final thoughts on Kuju Coffee.