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Steve Runs a Marathon, Week 19

In this edition of Steve Runs a Marathon, we find Steve still dealing with a nagging issue in his achilles tendon. He’s back to running a bit but only as far as he can until a bit of pain begins to show up. Steve is also looking for your stories about nagging...

Hoka One One Clifton 2 Video Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! In only our second ever review of a shoe from Hoka One One, we take an in-depth look at the Clifton 2. After the huge success of the first version of this shoe (which we didn’t review) we were certainly curious to see what all...

Late Night Training | Gearist Dailies

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Hey guys, Brandon here! You know sometimes training just has to get done no matter how late/early/hot/cold/rainy/snowy it is and tonight’s run was a good example of that. When I headed out on this run it was already 9:42 (so says...

Saucony Xodus 6.0 Video Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! There are trail shoes of all varieties out there and we runners have to sometimes do our homework to figure out which is the right shoe for us. Does the shoe you’re looking for handle really smooth single track well but is a bit...

2016 Transrockies Training Begins | Gearist Dailies

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! It’s Super Bowl Sunday and the Denver Bronco’s are playing the Carolina Panthers (and since this is being published after the Super Bowl, congrats to the Bronco’s!!!) so what do you do to find your zen before the big...

Hanz Lightweight Waterproof Glove Review

As I write this I’m sitting at Gearist headquarters in the great state of Colorado and it’s February. As we bask in the glory of the sunshine that abounds in Colorado, even in the winter, there is snow on the ground and winter sports junkies are taking...

Buff Celebrates National Park Service Centennial

Santa Rosa, California, January 20, 2016 – This August the National Park Service turns 100 and one Bay Area outdoor brand is celebrating in style. As part of its efforts to celebrate the agency’s 100th anniversary, Buff, Inc., U.S. subsidiary of BUFF® and creators of...

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Brandon Wood Born and raised in the great state of Virginia, Brandon is a former opera singer (true story) who’s had the outdoors flowing through his veins since day 1. Brandon now lives in Colorado with his wife Danielle and their daughter, Sydney (AKA, Baby...

Montrail Caldorado Review

When it comes to trail running, Montrail is pretty much the OG (original gangster) of the category. While they definitely have a lot of company in that area today, their pedigree still runs very deep and this year they’ve got some slick new offerings coming out...

Lululemon Rise and Shine Jacket Review

If you are up and running at anytime despite the weather the day brings and looking for a jacket that is lightweight, packable, and has good ventilation, the Rise and Shine Jacket II from lululemon is what you are looking for. The Rise and Shine Jacket II is made of...

Glade Skiing At Arapahoe Basin | Gearist Dailies

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Just after the 2016 SIA Snow Show in Denver, Colorado was hit by a big-ass winter storm that dumped a fantastic amount of powder. In this video, Brandon is on the back side of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in the Montezuma Bowl. While some...

Pearl Izumi AmFIB Cycling Tight Review

If you’re not at all swayed to stay indoors when the temperature drops and the weather turns nasty, these Pearl Izumi AmFIB Cycling tights with a built-in chamois will keep you going. Add these amazing bottoms to your huge pile (be honest, it’s true) of cycling gear...

L.L.Bean Ultralight 850 Down Sweater

The solution to surviving in the frigid climate that is winter in New England comes in the form of a puffy, cozy, pillowy material known as DOWN. Down jackets, vests and the like are a necessity in any winter loving (or hating) northerner’s closet.  However,...

Topo Athletic Women’s Magnifly Review

You might have seen Topo on Gearist several times lately. Last year, when I had my first exposure to Topo, I got to cruise around in the Runventure trail shoe. chose it as the footwear for my first ultra, and that on the technical trails of the Swiss Alps. I loved...

Eddie Bauer Women’s Year-Round Field Jacket Review

So, maybe you’re the adventure girl who has a closet full of coats for every occasion. You’ve got a coat for deep powder, a coat for high wind, and a handful more in every shade of temperature and season. You’ve got colorful raincoats and pilly fleeces inherited from...

Mammut MIVA IN Women’s Hooded Jacket

Anyone who loves to spend time in the mountains during the wintertime knows the importance of good insulation both for comfort and safety. Often times you can find that in the form of a light weight down jacket, perfect to be worn on its own on warmer days, or as a...

Pearl Izumi EM Road N0 v2 Video Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Pearl Izumi has done a great job recently of leaving good alone with the second versions of their E:motion line of running shoes that are coming out. With the EM Road N0 v2, we get that same, slipper-like fit and feel with some subtle...

Steve Runs A Marathon, Week 18

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! In this edition of Steve Runs a Marathon, Brandon joins our intrepid runner to discuss some recent goings on. First, we touch on Steve’s recent injury and touch on a bit of technique and transitioning properly to a lower drop...

Eddie Bauer Highline Trail Shoe Review

Eddie Bauer sent us over one of their new trail shoes, the Highline Trail earlier this summer and since then these lightweight trail shoes have been tested in the wet New England mountains and the dry Colorado desert and we enjoyed these colorful kicks no matter what...

Nike Shield Flash Max Jacket Video Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Every now and then a piece of gear arrives at Gearist HQ that performs its prescribed function so well that we have to throw out a caveat to let you guys know that what you’re about to read or hear is truly what we mean to say...

Pearl Izumi Elite Barrier Convertible Jacket Review

The Elite Barrier Convertible Jacket from Pearl Izumi is not very unlike the Elite Barrier Vest we recently tested. In fact, they share quite a few similarities, with both meant for cooler rides where chilly wind or rain might be present. Unlike the Elite Barrier...

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