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On Cloud Review: On’s Most Popular Lightweight Running Shoes [Cloud 5]

2022 UPDATE: In this On Cloud review [Cloud 5], you'll learn how they perform for running & as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they really the best On's? Find out why I believe the are!

The Best Trail Running Shoes

A list of the best trail running shoes, and expert guidance to ensure you choose comfortable, high-performing shoes for your trail running adventures.

Fi Dog Collar Review: A GPS Dog Collar For Active Dogs

Series 2 Fi Dog Collar review covering battery, sleep tracking, using GPS to track your dog and more, based on two years of usage traveling, hiking & at home.

The Best Trail Running Poles [For Ultrarunning & Fast Hiking]

These are the best trail running poles for trail running, ultramarathons, fastpacking and ultra-light backpacking adventures.

Trail Marathon / 50K Training Plan + ULTRA RACE GUIDE

The ULTIMATE FREE trail marathon & 50K training plan + race guide. Learn how to 1) Create a training schedule 2) What to eat 3) Recovery 4) Secret race tactics!

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The Best Running Headphones & Wireless Earbuds

The best running headphones, including wireless earbuds, over-ear, and outside-ear bone conduction headphones for running and gym workouts.

Best Running Hats: Technical Running Caps To Level Up Your Run Experience

The best running hats/technical caps that: wick sweat away from your face/eyes, keep your head/face/neck protected from the sun, look awesome!

Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Adventure-Loving Dads

If your dad enjoys staying active and has an adventurous spirit, then you can't go wrong with any of these awesome Father's Day gift ideas.
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Which is the Best Coros GPS Watch? Coros Running Watches Compared

A comparison of all the Coros GPS running and multisport watches, including reviews of the VERTIX 2, APEX Pro, APEX and PACE 2.

The Best Silicone Wedding Bands For Men & Women With Active Lifestyles

The best silicone wedding bands that are a safer alternative to metal rings for men and women with active lifestyles, including watersports, physical jobs or lifting weights.

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals In The REI Anniversary Sale [2022]

The REI Anniversary Sale is their biggest sale of the year, with discounts up to 30% off. Don't miss these deals - our picks of 2022's best discounts.

The Best Running Sunglasses: Great For Trail Running & Hiking Too

Our shortlist of the best running sunglasses will help you decide which sunglasses to buy. All glasses are protective, lightweight, comfortable, stylish!

Best Trekking Poles For Hiking

Whether you're looking for carbon or aluminum, adjustable or folding, these are the best trekking poles for hiking, trekking, backpacking and thru-hiking.

The Best Trail Running Poles [For Ultrarunning & Fast Hiking]

These are the best trail running poles for trail running, ultramarathons, fastpacking and ultra-light backpacking adventures.

How To Find Hiking & Running Trails Near Me? The 5 Best Trail Finder Apps in 2022

If you are wondering 'how to find trails near me for hiking and running', here are the 5 Best Trail Finder Apps that do just that.

14 Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Adventurous Moms

Unique Mother's Day gift ideas for adventurous moms of all ages, including moms that love hiking, running, fitness, camping and being outdoors.

Kane Footwear Review: Recovery Shoes For Athletes OR Anyone Needing The Benefits

In this Kane Footwear review, I share how these slip-ons can potentially help your feet recover faster after a run or spending long days on your feet.

What To Wear Hiking: Bookmark This Hiking Clothes Checklist

If you're wondering what to wear hiking, our guide includes a complete checklist of hiking clothes to ensure you have a complete outfit for the trails.

Earth Day Gifts From The Eco Friendly Brands We Love

These Earth Day gifts are all made sustainably from Climate Neutral brands - many of which are B-Certified. Eco-friendly products are great for gifts!

The Ultimate Fastpacking Gear Guide

Everything you need to know about fastpacking, including a full gear guide for fast ultralight backpacking (and long-distance trail running) adventures.

The Best Backpacking Tents For Multi-Day Hikes & Fastpacking

Including a complete guide to choosing the best backpacking tent for multi-day hiking trips, lightweight and ultralight tents as well as budget options.

The Best Hiking Boots For Men and Women in 2022

This guide makes it easy to find the best hiking boots for you - both men's and women's, from breathable lightweight boots to waterproof backpacking options.

REI Membership Benefits Including Huge Co-Op Sale Discounts

Looking to become an REI Member? There are so many REI Membership benefits which are all explained here. Become a member now and get huge Co-op sale discounts.

The Importance Of Getting Out Into Nature: A Thank You to our Natural World

The importance of getting out into nature, having a positive influence, and benefits of green exercise. Thank you Nature Conservancy for your work.

Hex Brand Review: A Well designed DSLR Camera Bag With A Ton of Storage

Hex Brand Review: Key features, detailed photos, and a video review of this thoughtfully designed, stealthy, urban DSLR camera bag.

The Best Dog Boots For Hiking, Snow & Hot Pavements

Plus how to choose the best dog boots for hot pavements, slippery hardwood, snow and ice, including for running, hiking and biking with your dog.

Slowtide Towel Review: Quick-Drying Camping and Travel Towels

Why one of these Slowtide quick-dry towels is a great choice for the beach, travel, gym, the pool, backpacking and camping.

Shokz OpenRun Pro Review: Bone Conduction Headphones for Running

Aftershokz review - Learn how Shokz OpenRun Pro bone conduction headphones perform while running. Plus how bone headphones work & more!

The Best Camping Hammocks and Hammock Tents For Backpacking

From comfortable two-person camping hammocks to portable ultra-lightweight hammock tents for backpacking, plus advice for finding the best hammock for you.

Ombraz Sunglasses Review: Armless Sunglasses For Athletes

My Ombraz sunglasses review covers their key features and what armless sunglasses are really like to wear for everyday as well as sports.

Fi Dog Collar Review: A GPS Dog Collar For Active Dogs

Series 2 Fi Dog Collar review covering battery, sleep tracking, using GPS to track your dog and more, based on two years of usage traveling, hiking & at home.

The Best Reflective Running Vests For Running At Night

Wearing reflective running gear such as a reflective running vest or belt over your running clothes can help you stay safe running or walking at night.

10 Sustainable Gifts For Eco-Conscious Outdoor Enthusiasts

Looking for sustainable gifts for him or her? These eco friendly products for outdoor enthusiasts are environmentally sustainable and practical.

Fun & Useful Christmas Gifts For Hikers, Fitness and Travel Lovers

You can't go wrong with these cool and unique Christmas gifts for fitness focused outdoor-loving friends and family who love to stay active and travel

Carhartt Vest Review: Super Dux Insulated Outerwear

This Carhartt vest review goes over the key features of the sherpa lined vest, how it looks when worn, and my review summary.

Gift Ideas For Outdoorsy People Who Love Adventure

Cool & unique gift ideas for outdoorsy women, men and couples - this gear makes great gifts for Christmas, birthdays, mothers' and fathers' days!

REI’s Gear Up Get Out Sale 2022: Top 15 Deals For Outdoor Enthusiasts

We've selected the best of November 2021's REI's Gear Up Get Out sale deals for hiking, camping, snowsports, and travel gear, with up to 40% off!

The Best Running Gloves For Winter and Cold Weather Running

Here are the best running gloves for men and women, to keep your hands warm on those cold winter runs - Find your next pair of running gloves here!

The Best Waterproof Running Jackets for Men and Women

The best men's and women's waterproof running jackets, plus our buying guide to help you decide which to buy for running in cold and wet winter weather.

The Best Phone Cases for Running To Protect Your Smartphone

Welcome to our list of favorite phone cases for running with. All these cases are affordable, slim, lightweight, and will protect your phone.

Nocs Binoculars Review: Affordable Travel-Friendly Compact Binoculars

Our Nocs binoculars review covers these budget-friendly, waterproof 8x25 compact binoculars for travel, hiking, surf-spotting and wildlife viewing.

Randolph Aviator Review: The sunglasses choice of the famous and ME! 😎

If you're looking for the best, most stylish Aviator sunglasses that money can buy be sure to read this Randolph Aviator review - Pre-purchase Q's Answered!

IceMule Cooler Review: The ‘Classic Sling’ Backpack Cooler

Review of the IceMule cooler, a sling-style backpack cooler designed to be taken most places, including the beach, park, camping, trails and on the water, SUP'ing, kayaking or boating.

Best Backpacking Backpacks for Men and Women

These are the best backpacking backpacks for multi-day hikes, thru-hiking and traveling around the world (or nearer home).

The Best Backpacking Water Filters & Purifiers

This backpacking water filter buyer's guide features 1.) A list of best backpacking water filters & purifiers, and 2.) How to choose the right water purification system for you

Best Dog Backpacks For Hiking With Your Dog

Plus how to choose the best one for your dog to wear hiking, including dog backpacks to wear running, and saddlebags for large dogs to carry all their stuff in.

The Best Quick-Dry Pack Towels For Camping, Travel & More

The best quick dry towels for camping, the beach, boating, watersports and other adventures, including ultra-lightweight pack towels for travel and backpacking.

5 Simple Ways To Make Outdoor Adventures More Sustainable

5 practical ways to enjoy more sustainable outdoor adventures, from choosing outdoor gear for hiking & camping to practicing mindfulness and learning in nature.

What to Bring on a Camping Trip: PLUS Full Checklist

Complete camping checklist, plus tips on what to bring on a camping trip, including stuff you need, and luxury camping gear you may want to take car camping.

SIDAS Review: Insoles For Running Shoes and Hiking Boots

Review of SIDAS insoles for running shoes and hiking boots which replace the shoes' foam insert, providing extra comfort and support.

The Best Hydration Packs: Running Vests For Men and Women

Running hydration vests are essential for long-distance trail and ultra running. Find the best hydration pack for running with our expert buyer's guide.

Somewear Global Hotspot Review: A Personal GPS Tracker & Messenger

Our Somewear global hotspot review covers the key features and our experience using this personal GPS tracker and satellite communicator device for adventurers.

Best Hiking Daypacks For Men and Women – Plus How to Pack for a Day Hike

Only top expert rated & tested hiking backpacks made our list of the best hiking daypacks for women and men. Plus, how to pack a daypack with the essentials.

5 Best Double Sleeping Bags and Pads For Adventure-Loving Couples

The best double sleeping bags and camping pads for two people: a 2-person sleeping bag and mattress is ideal for couples camping, backpacking, or car camping.

Hiking For Beginners: 10 Essential Hiking Tips and Hiking Gear Checklist

The hiking for beginners guide, including the 10 essential tips to know before you start hiking, what to wear and bring, including a FULL GEAR CHECKLIST.

Tread Labs Review: Insoles for Performance and Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain

This Tread Labs review includes the carbon fiber insoles for hiking and running performance and explains their insoles for plantar fasciitis foot pain relief.

Venga CBD Review: THC-Free CBD Products For Endurance Athletes

Venga CBD THC-Free CBD Products have been engineered for Endurance Athletes. This review explains the science & benefits of taking Venga CBD.

LynQ Review: An Essential GPS Tracker for Hikers and Trail Runners?

This LynQ review covers the LynQ Smart Compass, which doesn't require any wifi, phone signal or subscription to locate your group members during your adventures.

Jack1t Review: Premium Down Jackets For Men and Women

In this Jack1t review, we cover the key features, pros, cons, and our thoughts on the performance of these premium British-designed down jackets for men & women

BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review: Editor’s Choice Award Winner, Here’s Why…

This BioLite HeadLamp 750 review covers the key features of this high-performance headlamp, my loves/dislikes, and how it performs while ultrarunning and hiking.

Kurgo Cooling Vest Review

How do you keep your dog cool in the summer heat? Whether at home, running, or hiking on trails, this Kurgo cooling vest review tells you what you need to know.

The Best Labor Day Sales For Trail Runners & Hikers 2020

Here's a round up of the best Labor Day sales for trail runners and hikers in 2020 - Epic deals of up to 50% of awesome outdoor gear!

Viakix Review: Elegant & Affordable Women’s Hiking Sandals

This Viakix review features the Acadia Women's Hiking Sandals, which are designed to handle everything from hiking to watersports as well as everyday wear.

KEEN Astoria West Review: A Versatile Women’s Sandal

This KEEN Astoria West review covers their key features as well as how these versatile active wedge sandals perform for everyday, on trails and when wet.

Ruffwear Cooling Vest Review: The Swamp Cooler is Designed for Hot Summer Weather

This Ruffwear cooling vest review covers the 'Swamp Cooler', a dog cooling vest to help keep your dog cool and more comfortable when active in hot weather.

Hemp Daddy’s CBD Review: Full Spectrum CBD Oil and Transdermal Cream

Our review of Hemp Daddy's CBD oil and pain cream, which are full-spectrum organic CBD products specifically intended for use by endurance runners and athletes.

5 Reasons Why a Customized Leatherman Surge is a great Father’s Day gift

I'm using my customized Leatherman Surge every day it's awesome! Here's 5 reasons why it would make a great gift for Father's Day, a birthday or Christmas.

The Best Lightweight Hiking Sandals for Summer Adventures

Having too much choice can be overwhelming so here's our list of the 5 best lightweight hiking sandals for summer hiking, water hikes, adventures and travel.

Grab Up To 50% Off Trail Running Gear at the Backcountry Memorial Day Sale (Ends 25 May)

The Backcountry Memorial Day Sale is here, with discounts of up to 50% Off all weekend. These are the top trail running gear deals that caught our attention.

5 Very Good Reasons Why You Should Take Your Phone Running

If you take your phone running, it is important to protect it. Here are the reasons why you should take your phone running, and some may not be that obvious.

Revelry Drifter Backpack Review

Revelry Drifter Backpack Review: Key features, detailed photos, and a video review of this Instagram-worthy, odor-absorbing, and water-resistant travel bag.

5 Reasons a Leatherman Makes a Useful Mother’s Day Gift

Practical reasons why the Leatherman Signal makes an awesome useful Mother's Day gift for an adventurous Mom, especially when hiking, camping or traveling.

The US Military-Spec Randolph Aviator Matte Black Sunglasses Have Landed

A look at the NEW for Spring 2020 Randolph Aviator Matte Black Sunglasses with Cobalt Polarized lenses. My favorite Aviators are back with a badass new look.

BioLite CampStove 2 Bundle – Turn Fire Into Electricity With This Climate Neutral Wood Burning Stove

Offering many solutions for camping, the BioLite CampStove 2 Bundle (Climate Neutral Edition) includes a CampStove 2, Portable Grill, KettlePot, and FlexLight.

The Best Camping Gear to have for an Emergency: From Power Cuts to Survival Situations

The best camping gear to have for an emergency that will help you survive and manage the situation case of a power cut, wildfire, earthquake or flood.

Adventure-Ready Outfits from REI Co-op Women’s Clothing Range: Currently 25% Off

I don't know about you but I'm so ready for Spring, especially once the current global pandemic dies down and we can head outside...

REI Co-op Men’s Clothing Ideas for Spring: Currently 25% Off

If you're looking to gear up on lifestyle and trail clothing, now is the time to do it. With 25% Off the REI Co-op Men’s Clothing Spring range is awesome!

REI Force Of Nature: How REI is inspiring and Encouraging Women in the Outdoors

What is REI's Force of Nature Campaign? The outdoors has always been there for us all to go out and explore. But how many women...

Charlotte’s Web CBD Oil Review: Does It Help Running Recovery?

Charlotte's Web is a highly trusted brand, producing high-quality products. In this review we cover 3 ways their CBD oil can help us runners recover quicker.

What is Snowshoeing and 5 Simple Tips To Learn to Snowshoe for Beginners

This ultimate guide to snowshoeing for beginners teaches you how to snowshoe, how to choose snowshoes (+ other snowshoe gear), and how to find snowshoe trails.

BioLite HeadLamp 200 Review: The Lightest Running Headlamp We’ve Tested!

This Biolite HeadLamp 200 review talks about its key features, what I love/dislike, and how it performs while running or hiking.

5 Best Women’s Waterproof Running Jackets for Trail Running

Our list of the 5 best women's waterproof running jackets will help you decide which jacket to buy for wet winter trail runs and ultras.

5 Tips For Keeping Feet Warm on Winter Hikes & Everyday Adventures

Having cold feet is not pleasant, or great for the joints. Here are my top 5 tips for keeping your feet warm during winter hikes.

Randolph Fusion Sunglasses Review – Elinor & Archer Frame Styles

Randolph's Fusion Sunglasses Collection features the lightweight Elinor and Archer frames, a spin on Aviator and Aviator-inspired designs. Read our review of these Italian-style, US-made sunglasses.

Guide to Stargazing for Beginners (without a Telescope): A Great Micro-Adventure

This Stargazing Guide for beginners is the perfect family micro-adventure. Learn when, where and how to stargaze, plus the essential gear!

3 Epic Hiking Trails in Marin County: All within 30 mins of San Francisco

Our 3 favorite San Francisco Bay Area hiking trails located in Marin County, California. All hikes are within a 30-minute drive of the city.

On Cloudrock Waterproof Review: The Most Innovative Hiking Boots?

The Cloudrock Waterproof is On's first-ever hiking boot and as you'd expect it's super innovative. This review reveals the good and the bad!

Ruffwear Front Range Harness Review: Sizing, Comfort and Durability

The Ruffwear Front Range Harness is designed for adventure dogs, but can be used for everyday activities such as my morning poop and fetch outings.

5 Best Waterproof Hiking Boots for wet weather hikes

This concise list of the 5 best waterproof hiking boots will help you decide which ones to buy, based on your individual requirements.

REI End Of Season Sale is Here! The Deals That Have Our Attention Are…

Here are the most discounted trail running, hiking and camping deals for this year's end of season sale. Enjoy up to 50% Off!!

Finding a Balance: Sustaining Happiness & How to Avoid Running Burnout

A happy, balanced lifestyle lets your energy come and go naturally without risking burnout! Click for advice on how to keep running enjoyable.

BioLite HeadLamp 330 Review: The Best Value Headlamp in 2022

This review covers all the key features of the Biolite HeadLamp 330, what I love/dislike, and how it performs while running and hiking.

Is Trail Running Dangerous? How To Stay Safe on the Trails

Animal encounters, ticks and getting lost may be concerns for some trail runners. Find out how to reduce the risks for these and other dangers.

ZUNGLE Viper V2 2019 Review: Bone Conduction Music Sunglasses

Everything you need to know about the ZUNGLE Viper V2 music sunglasses for running. Comfort, bone conduction audio, durability & more!

Randolph Concorde Sunglasses Review: Why Blue Lenses For Hiking?

Sunglasses designed to be worn for hiking and watersports? Yes please. Randolph's Cobalt Collection blue lens sunglasses, reviewed.

Top 10 Trail Adventure Gifts for Summer (UPDATED)

Spring is in the air, Yasss!! 🙂 This special list showcases 10 awesome trail gifts that will spark joy during Summer adventures.

10 Healthy Father’s Day Gifts 2019: For Dads With An Active Lifestyle

These 10 Healthy Father's Day Gifts have been chosen specifically to encourage a fun, active, and healthy lifestyle with his best interests at heart.

10 Healthy Gifts For Mother’s Day 2019: For Moms With An Active Lifestyle

These 10 Healthy Gift Ideas For Mother's Day have been chosen specifically to encourage a fun, active, and healthy lifestyle with her best interests at heart.

Hydro Flask 32 oz Bottle Review

The Hydro Flask Escape Collection has now sold out but this review also applies to the Hydro Flask 32 oz wide mouth bottle! The Hydro...

Xero Terraflex Review: A Barefoot Trail Running & Hiking Shoe

The Xero Terraflex is a 'barefoot style' trail running shoe that can benefit your running technique in a multitude of ways. It's a lightweight, minimal and flexible shoe that should help your body develop a natural and efficient running technique.

Trail Running With Poles: Benefits, Disadvantages And Advice

A summary of the pros and cons of trail running with poles and some advice on how and when to use them to best effect during training and races.
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