Over 100 miles of hiking and hours of wearing the Aspire socks at work have shown me these socks are the real deal. The socks are comfortable with a nice level of compression. The socks have also proven to be durable even after high mileage from long summer running to backpacking in California and Alabama. Click HERE for my final thoughts on these Swiftwick Aspire Socks.
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OLIGHT is a Chinese company that makes fine lighting products with multiple uses from everyday to hunting and tactical applications. They state that their mission is to provide quality illumination products to everyone. Their website is laid out well giving the user the ability to see lights based on their intended use. I will be reviewing their newly released M1T Raider flashlight. You can read my full review here.
Xero Shoes TerraFlex Review
The Xero Shoes TerraFlex have performed well over the past several months. I was able to use them for daily walks, hiking and even a beach half marathon. The shoes have performed well in all conditions. They definitely take getting used to, but I find them to be comfortable. Durability also seems to be great even after over 100 miles of use. You can read my entire update here.
One of the things that makes car camping fun is hanging out around the campfire. The FirePit Rocker from GCI Outdoor makes hanging out around the campfire even better because it is super comfortable. I like the ability to lounge with my legs straight out and gently rock back and forth while enjoying a beverage. To read more of my update click here.
I am usually so busy writing reviews of gear sent to me that I don’t find the time to write a review of gear I bought. However, I have been so impressed with the Warbonnet Thunderfly that I carved out the necessary time. Lets just say I really like this hammock fly. But to read all about it click here.
The ROVR Products RollR cooler started the same way that many ideas do – because of a problem. Tired of carrying gear from their car to their campsite they thought there had to be a better way, and the RollR cooler was born. ROVR products has an easy to navigate website with videos explaining their products.
I will be reviewing the Colorado RollR 85 in the summer heat of New Orleans and the deep south this summer. ROVR products calls it “An 85-quart carrying, all-terrain attacking, patented design that can go anywhere you can.” The RollR 85 retails for $449.
Read my full review here Colorado RollR 85