As Walker, our 2½ year-old, hikes more we started looking for shoes that would hold up. We had him in typical 'tennis shoes' which is easiest when they are little. It can be hard to find small sizes, in toddler. Usually hiking boots don't appear until they are older, in youth sizes. After a lot of research… Continue reading Gear Find: Keen Pyrenees Boots
Tiny, functional and lightweight - the TerraLUX LightStar80 flashlight is that. 5 hours run time on 2 AAA batteries, it produces a focused 80 Lumens of brightness. The light comes packaged with batteries, just add and use. It features a rubber end that can be used to bite on, with an easy tap button on… Continue reading TerraLUX LightStar80 LED Flashlight
Kirk and I came across the line of Febreze Sport Spray recently at Target (look in the laundry cleaning product aisles) and it is carried by other big retailers including grocery stores and drug stores. Designed to be used on items you can't launder such as shoes, gear, backpacks and more it cuts the stench… Continue reading Got Stinky Gear? Febreze Sport Spray!
We received samples of Cool Off towelettes, by The Quick Chill. It took some time to be able to try them - we have had the chilliest spring in 55 years of recording - this weekend though got nicely warm. The packets come in packs similar to single use hand towelettes and are made with… Continue reading Gear Find – Cool Off Wipes
This past weekend we were down at the local Road Runner Sports as I needed a new pair of the custom fitted insoles they make - of which have changed dramatically how I walk and hike. The insoles have shown me where my pressure points are, along with other issues. The insoles might seem gimmicky… Continue reading Deliteful Socks Indeed and Even Better Insoles