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Sensible Practices for Long Distance Walking on The Camino: Footwear

Your Boots/Shoes/Sandals. This is, by far, your most important gear. Test it thoroughly before embarking on the Camino or you will find yourself among the many who are hindered by blisters, loss of toenails, joint pain, tendonitis, and/or inflammation of all types. 1,067 more words


Ahnu Coburn hiking boots

These boots were purchased in Palmerston North. There I found myself in dire need of new boots before entering the first serious mountain range – the Tararuas. 805 more words

Gear Review

5 Miles ?!

TODAY was a great day. I woke up with the sun and went for a run. I kept procrastinating and finding excuses not to go but low and behold I ran 5 miles. 184 more words

26.2 Miles

Vibram FiveFingers. Don't believe the Signa hype.

I was curious about the Vibram FiveFinger shoes I’ve been coming across. I own a couple of Vibram soled shoes. Many which I can swear by. 1,156 more words


Crispi Skarven hiking boots

What is it that turns a hiker into a happy hiker? Perhaps it’s that special kind of chocolate, powerbar, that one tune that always gets you going or those delicious Trident noodles for dinner. 1,069 more words

Gear Review

EarthRunners Alpha X Long Term Review.

This past winter, I was asked by Earthrunners to give one of their new models a spin, and see what I thought about them. Usually, Cincinnati winters are somewhat mild, but Old Man Winter had a different idea. 430 more words

Gear Me

The Zen and Art of Shoe Maintenance

“I don’t know when you write about evils of consumerism and when you write about which shoes to buy”, I get teased by my family. Sadly, its true. 1,359 more words