The One about Denali Toklat II Hiking Boots

Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America and located in Alaska. It is also the name of an independent retail store along with Trailblazer in Southern New England. Stores that cater to outdoor brands such as The North Face, Timberland, Keen, Merrell, Astral, Vasque and many more. The stores were founded in 1994 with a total of seven stores in New England and sponsoring dozens of outdoor events […]

The One about the HI-TEC Eagle Ridge WP Hiking Boots

In 1974, the sportswear company Hi-Tec Sports was founded by Frank Van Wezel in England before relocating to Amsterdam, Netherlands. While his love for squash and tennis would lead to Wezel’s involvement in the sports shoe industry and introducing the first specialist squash shoe, the company has sold more than 19 million pairs of shoes since then. Meanwhile in Modesto, California, Duke and Kathy Jones started Hi-Tec sports USA and […]

The One about the Columbia Birkie Trail hiking shoes

I’ve been looking for a lightweight hiking shoe to bring with me when I travel overseas and although I would like another waterproof boot, I have one already and the reason why I’m not bringing it along is that it’s quite heavy and wasn’t the most comfortable shoe on many mile walks.  It did great in the mud and water conditions but I need something that was comfortable, available in […]

The One about the New Balance Fresh Foam Gobi Trail

When it comes to trail shoes, I have been using New Balance. With the last one being the MT510BS, this time around I had the chance to get a pair of New Balance Fresh Foam Gobi Trail’s. Featuring a 6mm drop, according to New Balance, the Fresh Foam Gobi Trail’s offers “comfort and stability for your runs using Fresh Foam technology, an AT TREAD outsole and a FantomFit upper with […]

The One about the Saucony Hurricane ISO shoes

In 1898, the company known as “Saucony” was founded  in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, on the high banks of Saucony Creek. The company’s current logo refers to Saucony Creek’s constant flow with the boulders lining in it’s creek bed. In 1960, the company was bought by Hyde Athletic Industries where it relocated to Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1979, the company produced two running shoes that were regarded among the top 10 by Runner’s […]

The One about the Saucony Redeemer ISO shoes

In 1898, the company known as “Saucony” was founded  in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, on the high banks of Saucony Creek. The company’s current logo refers to Saucony Creek’s constant flow with the boulders lining in it’s creek bed. In 1960, the company was bought by Hyde Athletic Industries where it relocated to Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1979, the company produced two running shoes that were regarded among the top 10 by Runner’s […]

The One about the Sporti Men’s TriMesh Water Shoes

As I have been hearing so much talk from friends about visiting Montana de Oro State Park in Los Osos, California…I figured that I better get some water shoes before I head out there. While I still have my surfing booties, because there are jagged rocks around the area, I needed something that I could wear around the jagged rocks and shoes that would not puncture as easily but yet, […]