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Going Soul-less with Road Running Shoes

Here in the mountains, training in the spring can be challenging. Especially if you are trying to let the muddy trails dry out. Often once ski season wraps up, we try to put some road miles in to ensure we … Read the rest The

Altra Timp 3 – Review

Is there a pair of shoes you would consider running an ultra in, straight out of the box? Here’s the hitch, it can’t be a model of shoes you’ve been wearing repeatedly, it has to be a model you’ve never … Read the rest The

Altra Lone Peak 5 All Weather – Review

First of all, it’s the 10th anniversary of the Lone Peak. I actually had an original pair (still do in my closet). So amazing and congrats Altra! Second, I have been running in the Lone Peak 5 All Weather … Read the rest The post

Stocking Stuffers for Runners

Shopping for your friends and loved ones for the holidays can be exceptionally challenging, especially during a pandemic. With everyone spending more time at home and budgets being tight, we thought we could recommend some small but extremely helpful gifts … Read the rest The

Merrell MTL Skyfire Undyed Trail Shoe Review

Let’s talk Sustainability and shoes! Is this a thing? Does it matter? We’ve been testing the Merrell MTL Skyfire Undyed trail shoe. This shoe is part of their sustainability line, which means they use a 40% recycled foam insole, no … Read the rest The

The Dragon’s Tail

Salt Lake City offers some of the best centrally located trails in the US. There are mountains that climb 3000 to  6000 ft right out of the valley floor, just minutes from downtown. One of these is Grandeur Peak. While … Read the rest The

The Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Link-up (WURL)

I’ve been spying this line for years. I even tried it six or so years ago, on a whim, when another project fell through. Then, I wasn’t prepared and certainly wasn’t mentally ready for what was need to get through … Read the rest The