Outdoor Trail and Product Reviews Blog

New Balance

New Balance began as a small, but great idea in 1906 by a 33-year-old Boston waiter named William J Riley who constructed a pair shoes with a three-point flexible arch for people who worked...

Waterproofing Your Hiking Boots

You just bought yourself a nice new pair of waterproof boots. You are ready to hit the trail now, right? Wrong! Do yourself, and your shoes, a favor and treat them with Nikwax Waterproofing...

Employee Spotlight: Erin Goodrich

  Name, Dept and Hometown: Erin Goodrich, Buying Dept. Clinton. CT Slogan to live by: “keep your head up, keep your heart strong” Favorite outdoor activities: I love boards; Longboards, paddleboards, surfboards, wakeboards. I...

The Adventure Park at Storrs

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a monkey, jumping from tree to tree, swinging through the forest? If you visit the Adventure Park at Storrs you can get in touch...

Cleaning Your Hiking Boots

I use to wear the mud on my hiking boots as a badge of honor. It was kind of like taking each adventure with me on the next. I might brush them off a...