Hiking Shoes & Boots

Men’s Hiking Style Guide

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– Function and fashion are important.  When exploring the world function is the most important.  If someone says that fashion doesn’t matter, it can be assumed they probably wears crocs to weddings and have no real say on the topic.  Get outside and look good exploring this beautiful world of ours. – Arc’teryx Cerium SL Jacket Perfect…


Style Guide: 2014 Men’s Spring Fashion

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Men’s Spring Fashion It feels great to shed some layers after piling them on throughout winter.  Spring is a transitional season to freshen up a wardrobe and change the pace of life.  This is the first Style Guide of many installments; enjoy some of our favorite pieces that rolled out recently. 1. DC Duster Shirt There…


Camping Checklist

  The Boy Scout Motto is simply “Be Prepared.” Preparation is essential for any outdoor adventure. Having the necessary supplies and equipment can make or break your overall enjoyment, experience and likelihood of spending time in the great outdoors again.  Checklists are a great tool to help with your organization and to ensure that you…


Salomon Hiking Shoes Review: XR Mission

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Salomon XR Mission Review Come ye road and trail runners, unite with the Salomon XR Mission!  This short to mid distance trail running shoe is designed for avid trail runners who may not live next to trails, but run on roads to get to them.  This versatile shoe, with many unique features, can pound the…


Choosing the Right Hiking Boots

Choosing Hiking Boots One of the trickier aspects of hiking is choosing the right boots. With so many styles and types available, it can be difficult to figure out which boots will be best for you. Rather than solely relying on online reviews, it’s best to first break down hiking boots as a whole and…


Gore-Tex Care: Maintenance, Washing & Restoring Gore-Tex


Taking good care of your waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex jackets or pants is very important when you consider the cost of wearing Gore-Tex. Care of Gore-Tex You love your Gore-Tex®. Admit it. Whether it’s your shoes, your jacket, or your gloves, you rely on Gore-Tex to keep you dry and comfortable for hours, days, months…


Merrell Chameleon Shoe Review

Merrell Chameleon Stretch Hiking Shoes

This is a technical guide to Merrell Footwear. Today, we’ll be talking about the Chameleon Stretch. Hi, my name’s Chris and I’m gonna be talking about the Chameleon Stretch Gore-Tex. The first thing you notice when you pick up the product is that there’s a good lug depth at the heel of the shoe. It’s…


Columbia Drainmaker Mens Shoes Review

Columbia Drainmaker Water Shoes

Today we are going to talk today about the Columbia Drainmaker and have you ever seen anything like this? It looks like a running shoe but it’s not. It’s actually a water hybrid shoe meant to be in and out of the water, meant to dry quickly, meant to be worn everywhere. The focus here…


Choosing the Best Travel Shoes

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The Right Travel Footwear The footwear you choose to bring on your travels can truly make or break your trip. Whether travel plans include hiking, extensive touring on foot, water sports, biking, or just casual strolling, wearing the right shoes for your activities of choice is absolutely essential. Having comfortable feet is a luxury we…


Columbia Shastalavista Men’s Hiking Shoes Review

Columbia Shastalavista Mid Hiking Shoes

Talking to you today about Shastalavista. This is a fantastic multi-sport shoe from Columbia. It’s meant to do everything. So, whether you’re hiking ot scrambling or mountain biking or bouldering over large rocks, this shoe is the one for you. The thing that makes the Shastalavista so unique from all other shoes on the marketplace is this…