The MSR Thru Link filter has continued to perform exceptionally. I have used it hiking, trail running, and backpacking. It filters water quickly, is durable, mostly compatible with various hydration systems. You can read my final update HERE.
2020 Holiday Lake 50k Race
The 2020 Holiday Lake 50k Race was a bit of a redemption race for me. I was registered to run the race in 2018, but I had a case of severe Achilles tendonitis and was unable to run. So I volunteered for the race and you can read about that experience in my 2018 Holiday Lake Volunteer story. This year I was able to run the race, and I had a great experience. To read more please click 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.
PATH projects is a new company formed in 2015 after the founder, Scott Bailey had spent years running but had been unsatisfied with apparel offered by other companies, especially shorts. The foundation of PATH projects is simple – highest quality apparel, direct to consumer and their foundation piece is their layering system for their shorts – a separate liner and short for the perfect combination. They offer liner and regular shorts, short and long sleeve shirts and various hats. I am reviewing the following items
Click each link to see my initial thoughts on these PATH projects gear.
I have put over 100 miles on the Cotopaxi Veloz Hydration Pack running and hiking since my initial review. The pack has delivered with plenty of space to hold everything I need for all day adventures and has been more comfortable than I expected. Durability has been good with the exception of a tear beginning to grow where the front hook connects the shoulder straps. Click HERE for my full update.