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Challenge Gear List – Spring, 2010

With just 4 weeks to go, I've been very busy this weekend pulling all of my gear and resupply packages together for a 2 week unsupported hike across Scotland in the 2010 TGO Challenge. That includes finalizing my gear list, which I've …

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Loucks Sesame Snaps

Loucks Sezme Sesame Snaps

Calories with Crunch When engaged in hiking or any other sustained strenuous activity you need to be able to give yourself a quick calorie and blood sugar boost without taking a break to prepare a full meal or elaborate snack. Many people …

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Inov-8 TerRoc 330 Trail Running Shoes

Inov-8 Terroc 330 Trail Running Shoes

Trail Runners for Hiking I bought a pair of Inov-8 TerRoc 330 trail running shoes (left) to compare against the Inov-8 Roclite 320’s (right) I reviewed recently (you can check out that review of mine on shoe hero). A number of you …

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Smartwool Merino Wool Liner Socks

Humphrey Weightman convinced me to try wool sock liners. Well not exactly, but that was the end result. We were having an email exchange over  New Years about the gear and clothing he thinks is best suited for hiking across Scotland in …

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