Brave the Cold: Dressing Tips for Cold-Weather Hiking
  When gearing up for a hike, nothing can dampen the mood more than being underprepared by wearing the wrong clothing. Depending on where you live or where you are hiking, you can encounter cold weather regardless of the season, and it can make your trip uncomfortable or cause a serious problem. To ensure a pleasant adventure and safe conditions, you need to invest in the best cold weather gear...
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5 Reasons Why Ski Socks are Worth the Investment
  Skiing has long been one of the most popular winter sports. It’s not hard to see why! It is extremely fun and can be customized to fit all skill levels. Really, the only downside is having to deal with the frigid cold temperatures that accompany so much time in the snow. Luckily, that problem can easily be solved by getting the right gear to deal with the climate. Everyone knows one needs a g...
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Why Wool? Introducing LÉ BENT’s Hybrid Insulated Jackets
  The invention of synthetic fabrics such as polyester in the middle of the 20th century seemingly solved this problem. The majority of modern clothes are made from these artificial textiles. This includes your average insulated jacket. Yet, these materials are cheap, dry quickly, and are easy to mass-produce. This may sound like a consumer's dream. Unfortunately, the reality is that synthetic ...
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Reasons to Get 3/4 Base Layer Bottoms for Men
There were around 61 million ski visits in the United States during the 2021 and 2022 seasons. That percentage was up nearly 3.5% compared to previous years. One of the biggest reasons ski numbers have increased is that the recent COVID-19 pandemic pushed more people to try outdoor activities.
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Trail Socks Versus Running Socks — Differences Explained
Trail running is one of today's fastest-growing sports, with an estimated 20 million runners worldwide—up from just under 4 million in 2012. If that trend continues, another 3 million runners will leave the pavement behind by next year in search of tight weaving single track and gravel trails.
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Comfort and Performance — Picking The Perfect Pair of Ski Socks
To ensure you have the best day possible on the slopes, the importance of dressing well and layering correctly cannot be understated. Keeping warm whilst also maintaining breathability and performance can be a tricky balancing act. The right fabric and cushion profile will help massively, and high-quality ski socks will keep your feet comfortable and in top condition on the slopes.
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Merino Wool Base Layer: Choosing the Perfect Base Layer System
Getting outside to exercise in the winter months presents unique challenges. Those below-freezing temperatures increase your chances of getting frostbite or hypothermia, and that possibility can cause a lot of active people to want to stay indoors.
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What to Pack for Your Ski Trip: A Quick Guide
On average, there are more than seven million people who ski or snowboard every year. These winter sports provide a fun outlet for people to enjoy the outdoors and the thrill of descending a snowy mountain.
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The LÉ BENT Guide to Choosing Trail Running Socks
Trail running is an invigorating experience. Nature's sights, sounds, and smells are healing and therapeutic for your body. It's also a great alternative to the repetition of running on roads.
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