Gear

               
   
  • Janji’s Spring Kit Rocks Shoulder Season Conditions

    Janji’s new Philipines collection is a casual kit for fickle shoulder-season temps. With functional, sporty and bright fabrics, you’ll be ready to rock your spring tempos no matter the temperature. … Continue reading "Janji’s Spring Kit Rocks Shoulder Season Conditions"
  • Leki MCT 12 VARIO Carbon Trail-Running Pole Review

    $250 Weight: 14 oz per pair Length: 110-130 cm/unisex; 100-120 cm/women’s Collapsed length: 42 cm   If you’re in the market for trekking poles for your spring and summer trail … Continue reading "Leki MCT 12 VARIO Carbon Trail-Running Pole Review"
  • How Your Favorite Gear Gets Made

    Every couple weeks Corrine Malcolm, ultra runner and coach, receives a brown paper bag in the mail. The items inside are labeled by hand and wrapped akin to a care-package … Continue reading "How Your Favorite Gear Gets Made"
  • Patagonia High Endurance Kit

    Designed over the past couple of years, in collaboration with top trail runners Clare Gallagher and Luke Nelson, Patagonia’s lightweight High Endurance Kit combines six pieces with specific functions to … Continue reading "Trail Tested: Patagonia High Endurance Kit"
  • HOKA ONE ONE TenNine

    Price: $250 Weight: 12.7 oz Best features: Stable on the downs Room for improvement: Expensive for its narrow use.    Unitaskers, or tools specifically designed for a single task, have … Continue reading "First Look: HOKA ONE ONE TenNine"
  • Merrell x Trail Sisters Antora

    Price: $120 Weight: 8 oz Materials: Jacquard mesh and TPU upper, EVA foam midsole, Vibram outsole Best features: Affordable, versatile and stylish Room for improvement: Runs slightly large   The standout … Continue reading "First Look: Merrell x Trail Sisters Antora"
  • Patagonia’s Capilene Air Hoody Is Your Spring Base Layer Staple

    A do-it-all layer for shoulder season adventure.   Materials: 51% Merino Wool and 49% Recycled Polyester Price: $$74.50 – $149 Weight: 196 g (6.9 oz) (Men’s Medium) Best features: Lightweight, quick-drying, chafe-free … Continue reading "Patagonia’s Capilene Air Hoody Is Your Spring Base Layer Staple"
  • What We’re Getting Dirty With

    This week I’m thinking a lot about consistency. I’m thinking about what motivates me to get out the door and run even when it’s snowing and 7 degrees. Some of … Continue reading "What We’re Getting Dirty With"
  • Sports Bras Are Serious Gear

    Imagine if we put the same amount of scientific focus and scrutiny that goes into developing the next, super-advanced nutritional hydrogel or carbon shoe into creating a great sports bra.  … Continue reading "Sports Bras Are Serious Gear"
  • What We’re Getting Dirty With

    We’ve been on hiatus to enjoy time on the trail over winter break, and to get a new podcast out the door! My first recommendation of the week is that … Continue reading "What We’re Getting Dirty With"
  • Come On, Baby, Light My Trail

      By Michael Benge   SILVA Trail Speed 4XT $240 9.1 ounces   Known for inventing the first liquid-filled compass (for fast needle stabilization), the Swedish company Silva introduced its … Continue reading "Come On, Baby, Light My Trail"
  • Baby it’s cold outside

    When it’s chilly enough to frost your nose-hairs, you might have to forego the short shorts and start layering up. Your core and extremities (think fingers, toes, ears) need the … Continue reading "Baby it’s cold outside"