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Helly Hansen Raeburn B&B Shoe Review

Is it a running shoe? Or a lifestyle shoe? Helly is rather vague in saying whether it’s more one or the other, only that it’s for “running around town or on the trails.” Looking at the sole, you’d think it was a trail shoe; looking at the...

The Incredible Effect Of Wolves At Yellowstone

In our very fast-moving and social media driven world we often don’t take a very macro view of cause and effect. In the below video we see an amazing example of how something as simple as reintroducing a species of animal to a place where they once flourished...

Cool Running – Gearist Dailies, 5.20.15

Today, Brandon gets set to go on a pretty chilly run considering it’s May (45 degrees?!?!). Along for the ride is some really cool gear from TomTom, Skechers Performance, Patagonia and Injinji! Gear in this episode: Skechers Performance GOrun Ride 4 (Zappos:...

Patagonia Storm Racer Jacket Review

If anyone knows how to make gear for specific conditions, it’s Patagonia. When we received the Storm Racer rain jacket we were hoping that spring and summer would stay away long enough for us to get in some solid testing and as luck would have it, not only have...

Spring Snow Day – Gearist Dailies

Welcome to Gearist Dailies; a behind the scenes look at the day-to-day happenings of the Gearist crew! In this inaugural edition Brandon brings us along on a snowy, yes snowy May 19th while getting some filming and gear testing done! Gear in this episode: Patagonia...

Klymit Static V2 Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review

Ever since I used my first ultralight, ultra compact sleeping pad, I haven’t been able to go back.  Whether you are backpacking, trekking, car camping or need something soft to crash on when traveling; weight, size and comfort matter. So, when you find a sleeping pad...

Montrail FluidFlex ST Trail Running Shoe Review

Put simply, I don’t run in stability shoes (nor do I think that they’re necessary 99% of the time – but that’s for another day). As someone who has a neutral to supinating foot action, any time I’ve ever run in shoes that have super rigid...

HoldFast MoneyMaker Multi Camera Strap

Any photographer who has ever tried to shoot with two camera bodies on two different straps for any extended period of time knows the frustrations that comes from getting straps tangled around your neck and not being able to pull the right camera up to your face when...

Free Solo Climbing + Base Jumping = Freebase

Dean Potter has long been known as one of climbing’s bar-setters and for the past few years he’s been one of the pioneers of pushing the limits by marrying the two of the most extreme sports around – free soloing and base jumping. Potter’s...

Therm-a-Rest Treo Portable Chair Video Review

Whether you’re heading out for a long backpacking trip or just off to a soccer game, the Treo portable chair from Therm-a-rest is going to fit the bill. This lightweight and super packable piece of gear can hold up to 250 pounds and assembles in under a minute...

Smith Optics Vantage Helmet with Aerocore Review

Smith Optics rolled the Vantage snow helmet a while back and since it’s introduction it has been widely praised as a great helmet. When a brand has something like that in their arsenal, evolving that product can be tricky because, how do you improve on something...

Headbands For Mom And Everyone Else

Keeping your hair out of your face, your ears warm when the winds pick up, and adding some bright color to your outdoor wardrobe is a priority for active women everywhere. So in honor of a day that celebrates women we’ve decided to share a few of our favorite headwear...

New Balance Fresh Foam Zante Video Review

  When a few different publications named the New Balance Fresh Foam Zante “Shoe of the Year” inside of the first two months of 2015, we were partially intrigued and partially thinking, “umm…it’s only February”. Well, now...

Vaude Norrsken Sleeping Pad And Pump Pillow II Review

When you’re out camping – whether on purpose or because you got lost – making sure your sleeping setup is solid is very important. When I say solid, one of the most important things is getting a barrier between your body and the ground to prevent...

New Balance Leadville 1210v2 Video Review

With its namesake being the legendary Leadville 100 Trail Ultramarathon, the MT1210v2 from New Balance has some big and rugged shoes to fill. While New Balance describes the Leadville as an ultramarathon shoe we tend to think that it’s a good trail shoe for even...

Asics 33-FA Review

Since Asics debuted their natural running line – dubbed the “33” line – in 2011, they’ve been somewhat lost in the shuffle of other natural running shoes. This year though, it seems that they’ve come at their 33-line with a trio of...

Active Clothes With Style

The snow is gone, the days are longer and flowers have started to bloom everywhere – spring has arrived and with it a holiday that celebrates women all over the world! In honor of Mother’s day we have mini reviews of some awesome products for women on the move....

Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Active Moms

Hey gear nerds! Not sure what to get your Mom – or any Mom in your life – for Mother’s Day? Then check out our list because we’ve put together some mom-approved ideas for you. 1. Var-City Muscle Tank from Lululemon Lululemon fabric is always super soft and...

Electric Mudslinger Polarized Sunglasses Review

For the third time in as many weeks we’re taking a look at gear from Electric, and for the third time in as many weeks we’re super impressed. This time around we’re taking a close look at the Mudslinger polarized sunglasses which the California-based...

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