Outdoor Trail and Product Reviews Blog

Product Spotlight: Vasque Breeze 2.0

Product: Vasque Breeze 2.0 GTX Boot Best uses for this product: Hiking Back in 2004 Vasque led the way in changing how lightweight hiking boots were made. It was the first time that running...

Early Spring Hike on Tecumseh

Just because there is a few feet of snow in the woods doesn’t mean it’s a winter hike. Winter officially ended but that didn’t stop the snowshoers from taking to Mt. Tecumseh in Waterville...

Gear Review: Platypus GravityWorks Filter

Product: Platypus GravityWorks Pump Free Water Filter Best Uses: Camping, Traveling, Hiking, Cycle Touring, Canoe Touring Fast, easy, and lightweight. The Platypus GravityWorks Filter can filter 4L of water in about 2.5 minutes. All...

Local Hikes with Emily: Burlingame

By Guest Blogger Emily O’Donnell from Wakefield Denali Burlingame, Charlestown, RI: For this hike we ended up parking about a mile from the trailhead in a smallish dirt lot. On the way to the...

Why Use Nikwax?

They say April showers bring May flowers. That means we should expect more rain coming.  Want to know how to waterproof, enhance technical properties, or add UV protection to your gear, clothing, and shoes? It’s...