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The Brooks Caldera 3 is an excellent choice for trail runners that like a little extra cushion without a lot of extra added weight.  Weighing in at 9.3oz, the Brooks Caldera 3 trail running...

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Trail Running Shoes Reviews

For the hardcore adventure crazies and the weekend warriors, having one pair of sunglasses that can do it all is pure joy.  While it’s nice to have specific sunglasses for every sport, lets face...

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Sport Sunglasses Reviews

The Brooks Cascadia has become a constant over the years among a world of change and chaos. While this shoe continues to evolve through steady innovation, it hasn’t forgotten its core discipline, to provide...

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Trail Running Shoes Reviews

So you’re looking for the perfect gift and you need a little creative juice so your gift doesn’t end up in the back of the closet.  We’ve been doing some digging through our gear piles and came up with some of the products we love the most. 2018 National Parks Pass One of the greatest ...

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MSRP – $140 The Hoka Speed Goat 2 trail running shoe is designed for speed and cushion on long runs while providing outstanding traction to keep you upright. The Speedgoat 2 weighs in at 9.8 ounces which makes this shoe a little lighter than most trail running shoes, but provides the stability and durability we ...

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Trail Running Shoes Reviews

Ultimate Direction continues to push innovation with the UD Jurek FKT Vest.  This running pack has a minimalist design with the ability to carry all your gear for an extended run or race.  I’ve been training and racing with the UD Jurek FKT Vest over the past five months to really get an understanding of ...

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The Brooks Cascadia trail running shoe has been a steadfast icon in the world of trail running for many years.  This trail running shoe has been the go to for thousands of trail runners year in and year out and it’s no surprise that Brooks has added running apparel focusing on the trail runner. The ...

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Price: $109.99 Heel to toe drop: 7mm Under Armour has been flying underneath the radar as far as trail running shoes go, but the word is out, their trail running shoe line is killing it in design and performance.  The Under Armour Horizon RTT is one of the latest trail running shoes in the lineup ...

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Trail Running Shoes Reviews

The Brooks Cascadia is one of trail runnings’ beloved trail running shoes.  In its 12th iteration, the designers of the Brooks Cascadia have made some subtle and not so subtle changes over the years.  The Brooks Cascadia 12 trail running shoe is one of the best versions the designers have come up with, in my ...

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Trail Running Shoes Reviews

Costa is one of the highest respected sunglasses companies when it comes to the water.  Water presents one of the biggest challenges for a sunglass lenses and Costa has made a name for itself for being the master of sunglasses on the water.  The Costa Whitetip is a new sunglass offering with a medium fit ...

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Whether you’re running, hiking, or walking this winter, good traction is a must if you live any place the temperatures drop below 32F Degrees.  Kahtoola Microspikes and Nanospikes offer superior traction for nearly every activity in snowy and icy conditions. Kahtoola NANOspikes – Running $49.95 Living in a mountain town where the roads and trails ...

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For the runner that counts every ounce, The North Face has an answer for you in the waterproof running jacket department.  The North Face Flight Series Fuse Jacket weighs 4.32 ounces, which makes it one of the lightest fully waterproof jackets on the market.  As with any piece of gear that focuses on being as ...

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The Hoka Clifton 3 is like running on miles of fluffy white clouds, without falling through them.  This road running shoe has quickly made it to my frequent rotation of shoes as it provides tons of cushion, a great fit, and is light on my feet. Hoka Clifton 3 Midsole and Outsole Fluffy White Clouds… ...

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Brooks Mazama MSRP: $140 Weight: 9.3 oz Heel to Toe Drop: 6mm Running Shoe Type: Trail The Brooks Mazama trail running shoe is designed for trail runners who love speed and minimalist running shoes.  While many minimalist shoes tend to skimp on the structural integrity of the shoe and primarily focus on weight, the Brooks ...

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Under Armour has long been at the design board trying to design a quality running shoe.  Running is often at the core of most sports and people need running shoes for training.  Given that Under Armour has been fingers and toes in nearly every sport, it only makes sense for the company to focus on ...

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Men's Road Running Shoes Neutral Running Shoes Reviews

When Lululemon reached out to me a couple years ago about checking out some of their gear, I thought to myself, sweet – I finally get to get some yoga pants that make my butt look good!  As we all know, Lululemon has been extremely popular for women of all ages. Yes, I can attest ...

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Hoka One One has quickly become that brand that had many people are scratching their head about, thinking how can I wear these shoes without looking like an astronaut.  Fast forward a couple years with being under the Deckers corporate umbrella and hundreds of thousands of happy runners, whether you look like you’re flying into ...

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For neutral runners who enjoy a cushioned ride, the Brooks Glycerin running shoe is no stranger.  The shoe has evolved over the years with different types of cushioning systems, fabrics, and aesthetics.  The Brooks Glycerin 14 is the latest version in the Glycerin line as of this review and doesn’t stray to far away from ...

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When looking for running shorts that mesh with your running style in the great outdoors, us guys are starting to get more options.  Similar to running shoes, regular running shorts will work just perfect for your trail runs, but they don’t always have all the features you want and they don’t always portray the runner ...

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While the Salomon S Lab Series is a nice option for a handful of elite trail runners, the Salomon Pro series fits more foot types and is more affordable.  One of the benefits of the S Lab series for the next level down(Pro) is that Salomon took a lot of what they learned from the ...

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Men's Trail Running Shoes Trail Running Shoes Reviews

After years of providing a dialed neutral running shoes for runners, Saucony does it again.  The Saucony Ride 9 is similar to many of its predecessors in that it provides a cushioned platform and just enough support for those with a neutral gate.  One of the biggest compliments a running shoe can get is that ...

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The Salomon Sense Pro 2 is a lightweight trail running shoe designed for runners that are looking for a lighter trail shoe that can handle the some rocky and rooted trails, but is intended to be used on less technical trails. This trail running shoe comes in at 9.3 ounces and has a 6mm heel ...

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Merrell, well known for making quality trail running shoes for the past 5+ years has come out with a new model for the aggressive trail runner who likes to attack the trails.  The Merrell All Out Crush is a no nonsense trail running shoe through a minimal overall weight (8 oz. per shoe) and big ...

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[contentInsert q=”brooks cascadia 11″ gtm=”merchant” v=”list” id=”Brooks_-_Cascadia_11_(Peacoat/Olive/Torch)_Men’s_Running_Shoes~Brooks_Cascadia_11_Trail_Running_Shoe_-_Men’s_-_D_Width_Size_11.5-D_Color_Peacoat/Olive/Torch~Brooks_Cascadia_11_-_Men’s~Brooks_Cascadia_11_Trail_Running_Shoe_-_Men’s_Peacoat/Olive/Torch,_8.0~Brooks_Cascadia_11_-_Women’s~” ft=”fetchProducts” imgt=”original” ni=”true”][/contentInsert] The Brooks Cascadia 11 is a quality trail running shoe meant for a range of trail runners, from beginners to experienced ultra runners.  This trail running shoe can handle almost anything you throw at it including; rocks, roots, dirt, mud, hard rock, gravel trails, snow, ...

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