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Reviewing Topo Athletic Shoes

A few months back Kirk wanted to get new shoes for the treadmill and gym workouts, so we stopped into a runner's store in Bellingham, Wa. My workout shoes were mostly worn out, so I decided to look. There was a college guy working who I got, and we chatted about better workout shoes. Turned… Continue reading Reviewing Topo Athletic Shoes

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Gear Review: Deuter AC Lite 22 SL Pack

This Spring I picked up a Deuter AC Lite 22 SL pack to join my other Deuter backpacks (I own 4 packs by them now). Deuter packs are for me the only brand I can wear in comfort. As I mentioned in my review in 2019 on my previous purchase, I have a short torso… Continue reading Gear Review: Deuter AC Lite 22 SL Pack

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Women’s Outdoor Clothing For Alaska Review

For our trip to Alaska I picked up some new clothing and accessories, figuring I'd treat myself for working out so hard the past 3 months. Felt awesome to have new clothing to wear! I have also included a couple items I had bought before, but used a lot, and taken with me. Muryobao Women's… Continue reading Women’s Outdoor Clothing For Alaska Review

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Clothing Reviews: Recent Finds For Big/Tall Outdoor Clothing

Finding outdoor clothing for tall men might be harder than finding it for plus size women, so when Kirk finds items that work for him, it's a good day. He bought a number of new items via Amazon for our trip to Alaska and these are the items he was happy with. 4 are Amazon… Continue reading Clothing Reviews: Recent Finds For Big/Tall Outdoor Clothing

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Size In The Outdoors

Yesterday I was shown a sponsored post (ad) on Instagram from Outdoor Research (OR), the outdoor clothing company based out of Seattle. It was touting their new line of inclusive clothing that is coming this fall and next spring (and how I hate buzzword bingo and trendy words). I should be excited, I would suppose,… Continue reading Size In The Outdoors