With the advent of the new Arctic Grip™ by Vibram®, various shoes have hit the market. I was fortunate to try out the new Merrll Overlook 6 Ice+. This boot features the new Arctic Grip compound wedged between standard softer rubber lugs with a waterproof upper and M Select™ WARM lightweight insulation. If you are looking […]
The Osprey Manta 28 is a fantastic pack for the long haul. Too big for your typical trail run, this pack steers toward long trips and fastpacking. If you do not plan on packing a lot of food or a sleeping bag, I wouldn’t consider this as part of my quiver. However, my recent 2 […]
If you’re like me, you’re finding more pairs of Hoka’s in your shoe collection. I started with one pair two years ago, the Stinson. To be honest I was purely curious about these shoes and before long I found myself reaching for them often. Today I would say they’re my main shoe. More specifically, the […]
I’ve been running in Farm to Feet socks for two years now all year around and I continue to adore these socks. Although they’re not too easy to find in my local Ontario stores, they can be ordered on-line and good socks matter in an ultra. This summer has been an overly hot one with […]
I’ve been keen to try a pair of Pearl Izumi shoes for a while. The first time I saw the Trail N2 v2, I thought “what a comfortable looking shoe”. Now that I’ve spent some time in the trails with them, I know they’re as comfortable as they look. There was no break in period […]
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