Salomon S-LAB X ALP 20 Backpack review: Day-pack for Fast and Light Travel

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Quick overview: Usual full price: $150 USD Weight: 560 g (one size) Volume: 20 L Pros: versatile, durable, spacious Cons: weight, bulk, … [Read more...]

Naked Running Band review: Simplicity meets functionality

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Quick overview: Usual full price: about $39.00 USD Weight: 66 g size V (size 5) Pros: Simplicity, Function, Fit, Comfort, … [Read more...]

Review of CEP Compression Progressive+ Ski Merino Socks: Great for ski touring

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Quick overview: Usual full price: about $69.00 CAD Weight: about 90 g / pair Pros: Fit, Function, Comfort, Odor free Cons: Slightly warm … [Read more...]

Review of Hydrapak SoftFlask: Practical little helper

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Hydrapak SoftFlask quick overview: Usual full price: $13.99 USD Weight: 24 g (250ml Energy Flask) Pros: Light, Versatile, No Waste, Ease of … [Read more...]

Review of Dynafit Pantera and Pantera GTX trail running shoes

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Dynafit Pantera & Pantera GTX Overview: Usual full price: around $140.00 USD  and $160.00 for GTX version Weight: 410 g and 430 g for … [Read more...]

Hydration & Overhydration in Endurance Sports: Book Review of Waterlogged by Tim Noakes

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Waterlogged book overview: Usual full price: around $25.00 USD Pages: over 400 Pros: lots of details, very useful, fairly easy to understand, … [Read more...]

Dynafit TLT 6 Mountain Review: First impressions and comparison to TLT 5

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Dynafit TLT 6 Mountain Boot quick overview: Usual full price: $749.95 USD Weight: 1225g per boot (size 27.5) Cost per gram: $0.31 / … [Read more...]

Detailed review and direct comparison of Dynafit DyNA Evo vs Scarpa Alien 1.0 skimo racing boots

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From mountains to pubs to bedrooms, currently, no other question dominates the skimo racing boots debate more than "How does DyNA Evo compare to … [Read more...]

Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest Review: For runs when you need more than just a water bottle

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Ultimate Direction Scott Jurek Ultra Vest quick overview: Usual full price: $124.94 USD Weight: 368 g with 2 UD bottles Cost per … [Read more...]

Suunto Ambit 2 Review: Multi-sport altimeter GPS watch with heart-rate functionality

On Castle Towers: Shows data (HR & Time) display.

Suunto Ambit 2 quick overview: Usual full price: $550.00 USD Weight: 82-92 g depending on the model (mine is 89g for the watch + HR belt … [Read more...]