Year: 2015

La Sportiva Wildcat

A stable, neutral, cushioned trail running shoe for moderate to technical terrain. The upper consists of AirMesh Trail Cage and a Transkinetic Heel Stabilizer. The lining is Honeycomb Mesh (tongue and heel only). The midsole is Nylon molded Flex Transfer shank 2.4mm LaSpEVA. The drop is 12mm and the sole is FriXion® AT with Impact […]

Nathan Halo Fire

    Nathan designs everything with running in mind.  However, they did not produce headlamps, until now.  The Nathan Halo Fire is one of two new offerings from the running company and has some features other non-running specific headlamps do not.  Run right-light provides spot- and flood-light  illumination for a […]

Ultimate Direction Wink

The Wink has been around for a while. Recently Ultimate Direction updated this pack. With 4 Pockets up front, 2 are multi-use stretch and 2 are secure zippered pockets. Capacity is 7.4L and it comes with a true sized 2L reservoir. The reservoir is stored in a secure pouch, separating […]

Nathan VaporAiress

           Light-weight women’s race vest from the Vapor Series. 50% lighter then the VaporShadow vest. Features a 2L bladder, water resistant pill pocket, over the shoulder load lifters, two front bottle pockets, front mesh gel pockets, side stretch mesh pockets, a used gel pocket and a rear […]

Mammut MTR 201 Tech Low

  When I was first asked to test-run this shoe I was a little wary. When it comes to trail running shoes, it can be difficult to find the perfect balance between comfort, flexibility and sturdiness in one shoe. Having never heard of Mammut before, I wasn’t sure what to […]

Nathan Firecatcher

  Comes with two 10 oz / 300 ml flasks with push-pull caps and will accommodate a 1.5 L bladder. The bladder is not included. Pocket options include a moisture resistant pill pocket, secure zippered pocket and a mesh front pocket for gels. The fabric is a breathable mesh with […]

Shoe Review: Inov-8 X-Talon 212

  Extreme terrain? Snow? Mud? The X-TALON™ 212 is built like a beast to handle whatever a trail throws at you. A fair number of trail shoes are built from road shoe designs and then given a slightly more grippy outsole. The X-Talon feels like it was born for the […]

Montane VIA Trail Series Long Tights

  Lightweight spring weather and summer mountain tights, featuring fast drying high stretch fabric. Protects from UV Rays with 50+ UPF, has flatlocked seams throughout and zips at the ankle with reflective VIA logos. One of the best features on these tights is the stretch mesh fabric on the rear […]

Montane Allez Mirco Hoodie

Picking winter running layers is tricky business. Hypothermia can be an issue not only when you haven’t dressed warm enough, but when you’ve picked layers that are too warm, or too many layers, or fabric’s that are not moisture wicking. You end up over sweating and running in damp clothes […]

Atlas Race Snowshoes

  Here in Canada most of us are blessed with a break in the trail running season and usually get a few months of snowy winter. This, in turn, opens up opportunities to gain some serious fitness in some other sports and activities. One of the great sports, and one […]

Nathan SpeedDraw Plus Insulated

  Staying hydrated on a run when the temperature drops well below into the negative double digits can be tricky. For the runner who doesn’t stop when the snow comes and the world outside sparkles in ice, there is a handheld that will endure with you. Water freezes in a […]