• 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"
  • Black Diamond’s Winter Arsenal

    Sponsored by Black Diamond By Owen Clarke A mainstay for quality gear in the mountain-sports world for decades, Black Diamond is also one of the top brands working to push … Continue reading "Black Diamond’s Winter Arsenal"
  • NordicTrack Commercial X22i Treadmill Review

    $3,248 (Includes White Glove Delivery & Assembly) 70.2” L x 39.6” W x 71.6” H footprint -6% to +40% Incline Adjustment 22” Smart HD Touchscreen 4 HP Motor   By … Continue reading "NordicTrack Commercial X22i Treadmill Review"
  • Naked Running Spra

    Weight: 3 oz Volume: 2-plus liters Materials: Schoeller Coldblack cooling face fabric and Naked Power Mesh Blader compatible: No Price: $90 Best features: Light, efficient and comfortable Room for improvement: One more front pocket for … Continue reading "First Look: Naked Running Spra"
  • Future’s So Bright

    SmithAttack MSRP: $249  Weight: 1.03 oz   Fit: All  Lens curve: 7 x 4 Due to magnetic temples on the Attack, the arms snap on and off quickly and intuitively to … Continue reading "Future’s So Bright"
  • Suunto 9 Baro

    Suunto 9 Baro Price: $600 Geared specifically for the ultrarunner and endurance athlete, the Suunto 9 Baro is the newest, smartest addition to an already impressive family that raises the … Continue reading "Trail Tested: Suunto 9 Baro"
  • KATANA Safety Arc

    KATANA Safety Arc Weight: 1.5 oz Size: 2.25” w x 3.75” h Price: $149 + a monthly subscription Best Features: Discreet and access to 24/7 response center Room for Improvement: Doesn’t work … Continue reading "First Look: KATANA Safety Arc"
  • 2019 Ultimate Direction Hardrocker Vest

    UD 2019 Hardrocker Vest Weight: 10.6 oz Volume: 12 liters External materials: Tech-printed, 4-way-stretch, silicon-coated nylon Blader compatible: Yes Price: $165 Best features: Lightweight, plenty of pockets and style Room for … Continue reading "First Look: 2019 Ultimate Direction Hardrocker Vest"
  • 2019 Trail Running Kit From Patagonia

    One of the brands that continues to lead the charge for sustainability in the outdoor industry, Patagonia works to protect the places we love.  Some of Patagonia’s initiatives include grant … Continue reading "2019 Trail Running Kit From Patagonia"
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    Hoppy Trails Energy Gel by GU

    Hoppy Trails Energy Gel—Hops-Flavored GU Calories: 100 Sugars: 7 grams Price: $1.50 Weight: 1.1 oz Best Features: Silky texture, not too sweet, herbaceous flavor. Room for Improvement: Add a Hoppy … Continue reading "First Look: Hoppy Trails Energy Gel by GU"