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Everest Basecamp Trek Packing List

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Trekking Everest Basecamp: Trekking in the Himalayas is truly an amazing experience, rich with Buddhist culture, traditional Sherpa villages and of course, incredible views. The Mount Everest  in the Khumbu region of the Nepalese Himalayas is understandably one of the world’s most popular and spectacular hiking destinations in the Himalayas. The trek begins with a […]

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Deuter ACT Trail 20 SL

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I am the epitome of an Active Junky – and require gear that will keep up with me and my activities. The Deuter ACT Trail 20 SL did just that. I’m a smaller build, but can pack gear into a bag. The flexible Delrin® Aircontact back system construction fits my back shape comfortably. I loaded […]

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Skora Form Minimalist Running Shoe

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What a fantastic shoe! The Skora Form is made with soft sheepskin leather interior, the zero drop and 13mm stack height of shoe makes for a true “barefoot” or “minimalist” running shoe. It’s built for road running and non-technical trails (which I put to the test)! I tried the Form in city parks (which the […]

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Newton Motion Stability Performance Trainer

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The Newton Motion Stability Performance Trainer is a a structured lightweight shoe. The Motion is a great everyday shoe for runners looking to some tempo, speed training or shorter distances. Newton has also included a medial posting to offset pronation. At first I didn’t enjoy this, however, as an over-pronator with fallen arches, I can […]