iFitness Hydration Belt Is a Different Animal To Use

I have never owned a hydration belt that I used regularly.  I have found the cheap ones to be uncomfortable, bouncy and an extra place to accumulate sweat and itchiness.  Most of my runs nowadays are less than 5 miles, so the need for hydration in the Northwest is limited. Along comes a new hydration belt from iFitness.  This is …

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Cascadia Gear: New Packs, Sleeping Bags & Dishware

Sierra Designs Zissou 15 Sleeping Bag It’s been a subject of debate among backpackers in the Pacific Northwet for decades: Down vs. synthetic sleeping bags. Down offers unsurpassed warmth and packability for its weight but frankly, ain’t worth a damn if it gets wet. And sometimes, let’s face it, it rains in these parts. Sierra Designs’ answer to this age-old …

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