I have continued to use the Katadyn BeFree filter over the past couple months on a couple more backpacking trips. Durability has been great over the past couple months with no issues, but ease of use, well it is still easy to use, but there were some hiccups. Click HERE to read my final update.
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Boots, Boots, Boots – essential for any outdoors trek. Salewa’s Mountain Trainer Mid Gore Tex is a lightweight summer alpine trekking boot, and I am fortunate enough to be reviewing it over the next couple of months. Read my initial thoughts here and follow me as I put the boots to the test.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.