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Balega and Feetures Running Socks, aka Goldisocks – Incredible Comfort

Balega "Silver" No Show

Balega and Feetures Running Socks, aka Goldisocks These socks are GOOD! My two personal favorites are the Balega Hidden Dry and the Feetures ELITE. They are both on the thinner side of the bunch but my feet stay comfortable despite the minimal cushion. However, if your shoes are packed out and you want to walk on clouds, I’d recommend a

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Free Gear Giveaways Happening Now

MSR 50th Anniversary giveaway

Who doesn’t want free gear? Put your social media skills and love for the outdoors to good use, and enter these contests for a chance to win free gear. #FindYourBackcountry Giveaway Online specialty retailer Backcountry.com has collaborated with top gear brands to create its own climb, apparel, and travel collections. Now through July 14, you’ll have a chance to win

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Spark R&D Hardboot Setup Review

Spark R&D Hardboot set up on Sean's Oz splitboard

Spark R&D Hardboot Setup Review Evan Green and Aaron Rose Hardboot setups (using AT ski boots for backcountry snowboarding) were once an obscure corner of the niche sport of splitboarding, relegated to experienced riders who were willing to spend hours tinkering and testing garage grown prototypes. In recent years, an increasing number of split-hardbooters have began to take the advantages

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Costa Del Mar Spearo 580G Sunglasses

Costa Del Mar Spearo 580M Sunglasses on Will Coleman

Costa Del Mar Spearo 580G Sunglasses Will Coleman Great polarized glasses! I’ve been rocking these as a lifestyle glass for about 2 months now. I’ve used them from on all activities from climbing, to biking, to driving. Here are my thoughts.   The polarized lenses cut the glare off the water with precision. On a trip in 11-Mile Canyon, it was

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