Most Valuable Gear: AKU Tribute II GTX

A technical hiking boot with classic style!

These days, hiking boots and shoes are surprisingly technical. Colorful space aged, ultralight mesh uppers, speed lacing systems, and shock absorbing midsoles have replaced the classic full-leather boots of old. Low hikers, ultralight boots and trail runners have become the norm on hiking trails and mountain summits. While technology has made hiking boots and shoes more efficient, lighter and improved breathability, the aesthetics … Read more >>

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Published:January 20, 2015 View Post

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Gear Guide: Trekking Poles

Stay Stable on Rough Terrain!

Why Use Trekking Poles?:

Anyone who has tried using a pair of trekking poles during a hike knows that they make travelling over rough or variable terrain easier and more efficient. Trekking poles provide additional stability, which relieves some of the force and strain on the ankles and knees. On wet, icy or muddy ground, trekking poles provide a sense of security that allows … Read more >>

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Published:January 5, 2015 View Post

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