You often hear the advice: Gon’t venture into the wilderness alone, always travel with a buddy. Is it safe to go into the wilderness alone? My first answer is YES, ABSOLUTELY But I will qualify that: you need to be smart, you need to be safe, and you need to carry the appropriate gear. IContinue reading “Safety tips for solo wilderness hiking and running”
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Super excited to partner with Salomon Vancouver – again!
I’ve been a fan of Salomon outdoor gear almost since I started running ultramarathons. The one particular piece of equipment that really turned me on to Salomon running gear was the appearance of their Speedcross line of shoes. Here on Vancouver Island terrain is mostly steep: it can be loose (if it’s been dry out)Continue reading “Super excited to partner with Salomon Vancouver – again!”
No such thing as bad weather!
It can be really easy – whether you are training with a specific race or goal in mind, or whether you are just trying to keep up a regular routine so you stay fit and healthy – to lose your motivation over winter. The dark and short days, not to mention (depending upon where youContinue reading “No such thing as bad weather!”