I have sensitive eyes, and sunglasses are a necessity. I am always on the lookout for sunglasses that I can wear for multiple sports such as running, hiking, fishing that still look stylish for wear around town. I will be reviewing the Native Eyewear Catamount Sunglasses over the next few months to see if they meet the requirements to be added to the gear quiver. Click HERE for my initial thoughts.
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I have used the Epson ProSense 57 watch for over 400 miles worth of adventuring and it has performed well. It is easy to operate and does a nice job of tracking my hiking and running activities. Durability seems solid. The only nit pick is the battery life. Click HERE to read my full update.
I have put over 100 miles on the Smartwool Phd Run socks in the past month, including using them for the last 40 miles of the Great Mississippi River Levee Run. The socks have performed well in cool and warm temperatures and are proving to be durable. Click HERE 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 am interested to see how comfortable they are and if the thin socks can stand up to long days of running and hiking. You can read my initial thoughts at this LINK.
After 400 miles of running and hiking, the Ultimate Direction Access 600 has become an extension of me. I don’t leave the house without it – I have run every distance from a two mile training run, a half marathon, even a 50k, and the Access 600 has performed well. There is plenty of room for snacks, a phone and usually enough hydration to get me to the next aid station. Read on for my final thoughts on this handy running belt.