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The J. Cole for Bally Boot and Backpack Collection Blazes New Trails

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

In 1953, Tenzing Norgay wore Bally fur hiking boots as he accompanied Sir Edmund Hillary to the top of Mount Everest. More than 50 years after the legendary pair first set foot on the world’s tallest mountain, Bally continues to produce high-quality hiking boots for today’s modern explorers. Show More Summary

Go Shoe Shopping In the Evening for the Best Possible Fit

Whether you’re planning to buy a pair of hiking boots or just everyday sneakers, try to go shopping for them in the evening. You’ll end up with a better fit, and a more comfortable pair of shoes as a result. Here’s why, and it makes perfect sense. Read more...

FOMC Forecasts Economic Improvement, Sets Tone For September Rate Hike

With data showing very little sign of the Q2 post-weather bounce that The Fed forecast, and markets quaking in their boots on every 'good' data print, The Fed remains cornered - desperate to hike (to regain some ammo) but needing to lie through their teeth in order to rationalize why... Show More Summary

La Sportiva Xplorer Approach Shoes

2 months agoFitness / Hiking : Section Hiker

Approach shoes, like La Sportiva’s Xplorer, provide an interesting compromise between trail runners, climbing shoes, and more rigid hiking boots that may appeal to hikers looking to down size from heavy boots to a lighter weight hiking shoe without giving up the stability and support of a boot. What are Approach Shoes? Approach shoes are basically […]            

Fun with Friends

Day 61 Even though our hike into Daleville was fueled by joy, our feet were sore. We were still wearing our boots that we started with on Springer Mountain, and had already replaced the insoles once. It was time for a day off our feet and a new pair of boots. This would be the......

Outdoor clothing industry takes a hike to D.C.

Many Americans living and working in our nation’s capital will tell you that last week was not a great time to enjoy the great outdoors. It was, in fact, an excellent week to tote an umbrella around, or put on a rain jacket and boots. But the outdoor clothing industry is also trying to weather…

Keep Sole Flexibility in Mind When Choosing Hiking Boots

Having hiking boots that fit right is key to being comfortable and preventing injury. But unlike shoes, you don’t want boots with a flexible sole—keep this in mind when you shop. Read more...

Ahnu Coburn Hiking Boots Review

While I’m a fan of lightweight trail runners, there are times when they just don’t cut it. For muddy trails, heavy loads and adventures off the trail I need something tough, supporting, but not too heavy. My go-to boot for these tasks in the past year has been the Ahnu Coburn. This is a long term...

7 Pro Tips For Avoiding Blisters

By Michael Lanza I field test upwards of a dozen models of hiking, backpacking, climbing, mountaineering, and trail-running shoes and boots every year. I’m constantly wearing new footwear right out of the box on trips—usually without doing anything more than … Continue reading ?

11 Hikes You Must Take This Summer

Some people hike all year, and some of us are fair-weather hikers. Regardless of what type of hiker you consider yourself to be, it is undoubtedly time to lace up the boots. If you are planning a trip to a new part of the country, or if you are simply tired of the same ‘ole [...]

10 Backpacking Gear Myths

3 months agoFitness / Hiking :

1. Two people can fit in a 2 person tent. 2. You’ll sleep warmer if you sleep naked in a sleeping bag. 3. You need to wear hiking boots to go backpacking. 4. You need a backpack rain cover to … Continue reading ?

'Wild' no more: Reese Witherspoon's missing boot found by hiker

Remember that scene in "Wild" where Reese Witherspoon's character, Cheryl Strayed, in a fit of desperation after she loses one of her hiking boots in the wilderness, throws the other one over the side of a cliff? Well, that boot wasShow More Summary

Gear Review: La Sportiva Core High GTX Boots

Lightweight Hiking Boots La Sportiva Core High GTX $200, 1 lb. 13 oz. (men’s Euro 42/US 9) Sizes: Euro men’s 38-47.5, women’s 36-43 Whenever a new boot comes along that’s mid-cut and under two pounds per pair, I want … Continue reading ?

Buying Gear? Read This First

By Michael Lanza Are you in the market for a new pack or boots for hiking or backpacking, or a new tent or sleeping bag? How do you find something that’s just right for you? What should you be looking … Continue reading ?

How To Set A Bootpack In The Backcountry

Whether you’re booting up a glacier in the Cascades, joining the herds on Teton Pass, crushing couloirs in the Beartooths, searching for summer snow on volcanoes in Chile, or hiking in bounds at Aspen Highlands, setting an efficient bootpack is a valuable skill to possess. Bootpacks in the backcountry ski world are one lane ascent […]

Coyotes Are New York’s Newest Immigrants

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

My attire this morning: long johns under jeans, two layers of wool socks, heavy hiking boots, a turtleneck, two scarves, gloves, a fleece, a down parka and a knitted hat. I’m in the most populous city in the country, it’s the coldest...Show More Summary

Ask Me: What Boots Do You Suggest For Wet, Off-Trail Hiking?

Hi Michael, I’ve been reading your site for quite a while and appreciate your perspective. I’ve simultaneously been on an unsuccessful quest for the perfect backcountry shoes and finally thought to ask you for advice. I work as a backcountry … Continue reading ?

Can Booties Make A Better Hiking Boot?

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Can separating a boot’s liner from its outer make it better? Upmarket Canadian brand Arc’Teryx just launched its first footwear range, distinguished by its use of interchangeable booties. This is what it’s like to wear them and what their designer has to say. Read more...

Walgreens continues pay hike freeze for senior U.S. executives

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will continue to freeze salary increases for senior U.S. executives as part of plans to cut costs by more than $1 billion over three years, the drugstore chain said on Wednesday. "We have been doing this since August... Show More Summary

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