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Leisure Hikes, Procrastinators Corner, Product Reviews / 24.04.2015

You've heard that saying "You don't have to outrun a bear, just the slowest person you're with" right? Well if ever you find yourself in this predicament. Behold; The Solomon Speedcross 3! This shoe will definitely help you get an edge to be the first one out of harms way. With best in class traction due its large arrow shaped lugs, you will be able to handle any natural terrain in your path to freedom. The Contragrip rubber is extra sticky and great for rocks, mud and snow....

Leisure Hikes, Procrastinators Corner / 09.04.2015

There is a device in the works to assist walking by being 7% more efficient. No, no, nothing like that. Engineers at Carnegie Mellon University have been hard at work developing an unpowered exoskeleton. This new device works like a slip on boot that goes over your calves, just under your knee and attaches to your Achilles tendon. Which then uses a catapult system to assist those muscles to use less energy while walking. The feeling of using this device can be comparable to removing a...

Leisure Hikes, Procrastinators Corner / 02.04.2015

Far too often I'll see edits become so cliche. Adam Schultz took a simple days hike and turned it into a cinematic adventure. Maybe it was his choice of music, the tones he used in the video or just a combination of how to pull everything together just right. Kudos to you Adam. The video documents a 4 hour trip into the Sierra Nevada. Follows Drew(Adams Brother) onto their hike up Mount Ralston. We stumbled onto this video while trying to figure out...

Leisure Hikes, Procrastinators Corner, Shop News and Sales Info! / 06.03.2015

The weather's starting to warm up. The Sun is out a little longer. Birds are chirping in the mornings. The snow is starting to melt. You have a yearning to be outside, soaking up some mother nature. What better to do on any decent day than take a hike. Grab some friends, some walkie talkies, your camelbak filled with your hydration choice, bug spray(gotta have the bug spray) and a great pair of boots to take up. This Friday's Featured Product...