Tag Archives: Inov-8

PHGT: October 2016 Mt Roger’s/Grayson Highland Hike

I recently finished a hike in the Mt Roger’s/Grayson Highlands area in VA with my good buddy Benny Braden (Plug It In on the AT). But, this hike was a bit different from my previous hikes from the get-go… While … Continue reading

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Rhino Laces: First Look & Give Away!

I first came across Rhino Laces on Brian’s Backpacking Blog. There was actually a Kickstarter project going on for it, but unfortunately, I didn’t get in on it at the time. Since then they have slipped my mind, however, I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving AT Section Hike Post Hike Gear Talk

So last weekend I met up with a group of pretty good guys and spent a night on the Appalachian Trail. As I mentioned in my previous trip report, we had a great time. The weather was dang near perfect, … Continue reading

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Campshoes: Thoughts & DIY

Some people swear by them while some people loathe them. I can’t say that I am completely in either camp, however, I have found that I do not prefer to carry them for the simple reason that I feel like … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Inov-8 Roclite 315 Trail Runners

It is only natural that since the weight on my back has decreased, the weight on my feet should too! Even though I love my Lowa Renegade II boots, and even considering that they are only mids, they still weigh … Continue reading

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