Excited to test out my new Vasque hiking boots I headed up state to the northern reaches of California. I stopped in Redding, a town known for outdoor activities and featuring plenty of hiking trails in the surrounding hills. I headed out towards Whiskeytown Lake and then found myself in the back country hiking down several dirt footpaths. The Vasque Snowblime Ultradry™ Hiking Boots are ideal for winter use in the snow but certainly are good … [Read more...]
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Kuru Shoes (Reviewed: Jun 2010)We recently wore a pair of these shoes on a trip to Hawaii. While being new these shoes hardly needed breaking in and wore wonderfully on hikes in the diverse microclimates of Maui. From running beachside on the edge of the surf to hiking at 10,000 feet on the upper slopes of Haleakala these shoes held up very well to the different rigors. Kuru shoes are lightweight, extremely comfortable, and very breathable … [Read more...]
Microfiber Firm Support Travel Socks (Reviewed: Jan 2010) Ames Walker specializes in medical socks, therapeutic shoes, supports, braces and other footwear accessories. These particular socks are excellent for helping prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) a type of blood clot that can result from extended sitting in small places, i.e. economy class on an aircraft. More information about DVT can be found here: www.economyclasssyndrome.net These … [Read more...]