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Gear Review: Altra Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid

Gear Review: Altra Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell Mid

Last year Altra debuted the Lone Peak 3.0 NeoShell. These new designs improve upon their predecessors while retaining everything that's made the Lone Peak series a crowd favorite. However, in

Jan 16, 2017 : Kenny Howell
The Top Footwear on the Appalachian Trail: 2016 Thru-Hiker Survey

The Top Footwear on the Appalachian Trail: 2016 Thru-Hiker Survey

This is the third year in a row I have surveyed hikers about their footwear, and for the third time, it seems be the trickiest gear selection. Just take a look...

Nov 17, 2016 : Mariposa
Gear Review: Altra’s Lone Peak 3.0 Women’s Trail Running Shoes

Gear Review: Altra’s Lone Peak 3.0 Women’s Trail Running Shoes

Altra might be known for its running shoes, but the brand does have a line of trail shoes. This review will focus on Altra's Lone Peak 3.0 women's shoes. Altra...

Aug 22, 2016 : Madison Dragna
Altra Lone Peak 3.0: The 600 Mile Review

Altra Lone Peak 3.0: The 600 Mile Review

Full disclosure here. Maine destroyed my Lone Peak 2.5's. Whether it was the terrain, a manufacturing defect or my consistently horrible choice of footing that caused it is totally unknown...

Aug 8, 2016 : Jeremy Morris
Our 2015 Fall Backpacker’s Gear Guide

Our 2015 Fall Backpacker’s Gear Guide

Stepping outside during autumn is a symphony for all the senses.  Finding time to get into the mountains and/or woods during this time of year to soak up nature's splendor is borderline mandatory...

Oct 16, 2015 : Zach