{thoughts on trekking poles}

I would still consider myself a novice hiker, but for some reason I'm amassing an impressive amount of hiking gear. One item in my arsenal is a set of Black Diamond collapsible trekking poles. I never would've purchased these on my own. They were purchased for me when I started hiking a few years ago …

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{gear review: salomon sense ride trail-running shoe}

I had the opportunity to test a pair of the Salomon Sense Ride trail-running shoes at the SRTT Retreat June 22-24, held at Geneva Point Center in Moultonborough, NH. Feel free to read the entire post, or skip to the end for a list of pros and cons. Despite being a road runner and a …

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