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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
Happy Feet: Your Guide to Not Having Angry Ones Like Mine on the Trail!

Happy Feet: Your Guide to Not Having Angry Ones Like Mine on the Trail!

My feet suck when it comes to hiking. No, like they really, really suck. I quite possibly have the softest feet in trail history. My feet used to be so...

Sep 6, 2016 : Stubbs
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
The Footwear Debate: Are Trail Runners Superior to Boots?

The Footwear Debate: Are Trail Runners Superior to Boots?

Though tradition would have most people believing it is impossible to hike a trail like the AT with anything other than a big, leather pair of waterproof boots, this notion is being challenged...

Dec 4, 2015 : Kyle O'Grady
Gear Review: Pearl Izumi M2 V2 Women’s Trail Running Shoes

Gear Review: Pearl Izumi M2 V2 Women’s Trail Running Shoes

New from Pearl Izumi's E:Motion line, The M2 V2 is lightweight and built for speed and control. I hit the trail in Killington, Vermont and Pine Grove Furnace State Park in...

Nov 16, 2015 : Ashli Baldwin
Gear Review: Pearl Izumi Women’s N2 V2 Trail Running Shoes

Gear Review: Pearl Izumi Women’s N2 V2 Trail Running Shoes

Shoes are a huge part of a hiker’s gear. I am glad to have tested out Pearl Izumi’s Women’s E: Motion Trail N2 V2 shoes. These shoes were given to...

Oct 30, 2015 : Madison Dragna
Gear Review: Oboz Sundog Trailsport Shoe

Gear Review: Oboz Sundog Trailsport Shoe

It's almost May and spring is finally in full swing! With the season comes a slew of new products from our favorite outdoor brands. Among the new releases is Oboz Footwear's...

Apr 27, 2015 : Kenny Howell
What to Do with Your Old Hiking Shoes

What to Do with Your Old Hiking Shoes

If you are anything like me, you probably have 3-4 pair of shoes leftover from your thru hike sitting in a corner somewhere. They are un-wearable, torn, frayed, and covered...

Feb 6, 2015 : Ashli Baldwin
Gear Review: Hiking in Hokas to Surprise Lake

Gear Review: Hiking in Hokas to Surprise Lake

Being back in my hometown for the holidays meant a few things—free laundry at my parents house, seeing family, eating all their food and easy access to hiking. I certainly...

Jan 5, 2015 : Sara Douma