Archive for the ‘Footwear’ Category

How To Select the Best Hiking Boots

Why go to a lot of trouble selecting the best hiking boots? Because they are your feet, yes your feet. If you are going hiking, that means a lot of steps. Probably the most important part of your body to keep healthy during a hike is your feet. If you can’t walk, you can’t get […]


Thorlo Hiking Socks – Crew Review

For many years now, I have had several pairs of Thorlo hiking socks.  They have been great and held up extremely well.   Because my socks were calf height, I decided to try out a crew height style. The Competitor : Thorlo – LTHMXW Light Hiking Sock – Moderate Cushion. These socks are designed for a […]


Snowshoe Equipment Selection

Snowshoeing has been around for thousands of years.  The original snowshoes had a wooden frame with rawhide lacing.  Today, the whole story has changed.  Snowshoe equipment made today has an aluminum frame with synthetic decks.  Some snowshoes are made of plastic while others have composite materials.  They have a multitude of binding options. The Sport: […]