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Review: Ezeefit Ankle Booties
posted Aug 28, 2014 by AJ Heil
When trekking long distances, backpacking, or hiking, I'll admit that I've been one to suffer from pressure points and harmful rubbing on my feet from constant vibration and shifting in my boots. In fact, many of us reading on Tripleblaze have probably suffered from blisters or...
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X-Treme Hiking: Climbing Banff's Via Ferrata
posted Aug 26, 2014 by Greg Heil
If you've ever wanted to take hiking to the next level but didn't want to go so far as technical rock climbing, Mount Norquay in Banff, Alberta has just the ticket: the brand-new Via Ferrata. Italian for "iron road," the Via Ferrata in Banff takes its cues...
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Outdoor Retailer: Solar Power Going Big
posted Aug 25, 2014 by AJ Heil
What's the tech craze in the outdoor gear industry these days? Well, it seems that solar-powered gadgets are certainly stealing the spotlight! Enerplex backpacks with innovative solar technology built into the packs themselves... When at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, we've noticed an increasing amount of solar-powered devices,...
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Review: Wazoo Mountaineer Survival Kit Bracelet
posted Aug 20, 2014 by AJ Heil
On the outside, it may look like a simple paracord bracelet... but when you look closer, an incredible array of survival equipment is literally at your fingertips with the Wazoo Mountaineer Survival Kit Bracelet.  Boasted as "the most complete wearable survival kit" on the market, this...
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