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Switching to La Sportiva Ultra Raptor Trail Runners

La Sportiva Ultra-Raptors - Trail Runners

I’ve switched to La Sportiva Ultra Raptor Trail Runners for three season hiking. These are fantastic shoes for hiking and backpacking in mountainous terrain where you need excellent traction and protection for your feet but don’t want to lug around the weight of …

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Montane Minimus Smock Hard Shell Review

Montane Minimus Smock Rain Shell

The Montane Minimus Smock is an incredibly lightweight pullover style, waterproof breathable hardshell weighing just 5.7 ounces in a size XL. Made out of 15 and 40 denier Pertex Shield+, the Minimus Smock is so lightweight that it feels like you are …

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Bonticou Crag

Bonticou Crag, The Gunks

If you live near New Paltz, New York or are visiting the Shawangunks (The Gunks), and want a great rock scramble and day hike, try Bonticou Crag (1,194 ft). It’s a knife edge style, rock ridge, located in the Mohonk Preserve, with …

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