Winter Outdoor Retailer 2016

Winter Outdoor Retailer is the annual little brother to the Summer show. While it doesn’t quite have the energy that the massive outdoor industry gathering has each summer, it does give companies the opportunity to communicate with their dealers, distributors/reps, sourcing clients and ambassadors … [Read more...]

Life Of Adventure Holiday Gear Guide 2015

It's important to find the right tools to enjoy a life of adventure safely, in comfort and with the capabilities you require. I fully subscribe to the less is more ethos when it comes to accumulating things. I also, in most cases, prescribe to the "buy once, cry once" ethos when it comes to those … [Read more...]

REVIEW: Astral Hiyak

Astral Hiyak MSRP: $114.95 (BUY NOW) WEIGHT: 500 g (17.64 oz)/pair SIZES: US Mens 7-13 (whole sizes only) CONSTRUCTION: Cordura upper, EVA removable footbed, outsole The Astral Hiyak is the new king of water sports booties! This extremely durable, lightweight and low profile … [Read more...]

REVIEW: Astral Loyak Water Shoe

REVIEW: Women's Astral Loyak Water Shoe Words & Photos by: Sarah BlessingtonMSRP: $79.95 (BUY NOW) SPECS: Uppers- 1000 Denier Cordura Nylon, 2.5mm airmesh Midsole- 7mm thick, 45C closed cell EVA foam Outsole- 3.5 mm thick G.15 high friction, non-marking rubber with … [Read more...]