Month: March 2019

Learn how to use a compass and map to avoid getting lost in the wild

“I went for a walk in the Arctic Circle without map or compass. Fortunately, I was only lost for hours, not days.” John Burnside This is the second part of a series. Go back and read part 1 if you missed it and you want to hear about my experience being lost. Then go read …

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Learn outdoor navigation skills to avoid losing your way in the wild

“It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.” Dr. Rollo May Learning navigation skills can seem a bit intimidating if you’re used to a well-beaten trail through the sunny warm woods, but if you want to venture off the trail into more remote places or if …

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Learn outdoor navigation skills to avoid losing your way in the wild

Gear Review: Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoes

Montrail Mountain Masochist IV OutDry – Review The Montrail Mountain Masochist is a serious shoe for serious runners! If you need something sturdy and solid that can match the rugged, muddy, wet, rocky, and masochistic trail running you do, this is a great all-around trail shoe. Grip 9.5/10Durability 8.5/10Protection 9.5/10Fit 9.0/10Waterproofing 9.5/10 Editor’s Overall Rating …

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Gear Review: Montrail Mountain Masochist Trail Running Shoes

Winter trail running doesn’t have to be hard, cold, or scary.

I remember my first winter trail running experiences well. I was on the wrestling team in high school and during the season, we had practice six days a week for two hours on the mat and coach had us run at least three times a week. This was in January in Utah. In Utah, winter …

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Winter trail running doesn't have to be hard, cold, or scary.
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