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Vibram FiveFingers

October 5, 2011 by  
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As a triathlete, along with swimming and biking, I’m always looking for ways to be a more efficient and faster runner. In Christopher McDougall’s book Born to Run, he says, “Great athletes have known forever that the key to balance and explosive movement is having as little between your foot and planet Earth as possible.” […]

Headlamps

April 18, 2011 by  
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This is an item that I think any outdoor enthusiast should have in their backpack.   A headlamp comes in handy in and around your campground at night, like reading in your tent or walking to and from the restroom.   I have used mine to run and ski in the dark winter months, and on day […]

Hard Shell versus Soft Shell Jackets

August 16, 2010 by  
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Heading out for a quick afternoon hike in cloudy and cool conditions, with just the lightest of drizzles in the forecast? Your soft-shell jacket could be the perfect choice. On the other hand, for that weeklong backpacking trip next month, you might do better to bring your favorite hard shell jacket. Why the difference? Well, […]

White Rim Trail

July 21, 2010 by  
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A trip to the White Rim Trail is sure to be an experience of a lifetime and one you will not soon forget.   Planning a trip on the White Rim Trail can be intimidating, there is lots to know, and being prepared is the first step to having a successful trip.  This is a remote […]

What is Geocaching?

July 12, 2010 by  
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Geocaching – The High-Tech Treasure Hunt Geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is a relatively new form of outdoor adventure that combines treasure hunting, hiking and navigation. The name is a combination of the prefix “geo,” short for geography, and “caching,” which means to hide something away. Geocaching relies on handheld GPS (Global Positioning System) devices and on […]