Kickstart Your Comfort On The Trail

Kickstart Your Comfort On The Trail

We all know how important comfort is while you’re out on the trail. Whether you’re packing the most comfortable sleeping pad with you, or the most popular lightweight tent, a good night’s rest is the difference between a productive day or a slow grueling trek on the trail. Enter The Alpine Hammock, the first ever … Continue reading

Office Discussion – A Poll For The Poles!

Office Discussion – A Poll For The Poles!

There are a lot of advantages to using trekking poles on your hikes, but not everyone feels they are necessary. Some of the advantages we enjoy while using trekking poles include added balance, a more even weight distribution (especially  while carrying heavy packs), and the ability to strengthen core muscles during our hikes. We want … Continue reading

Hoop and Holler with MSR Tents!

Hoop and Holler with MSR Tents!

MSR’s Hoop 2 Person Tent and Holler 3 Person Tent have just been reduced by $100! Both tents are ultra roomy, three-plus season tents, which offer optimal protection from the elements. They are perfect for the tallest campers and both have enough room to comfortably fit your Therm-a-Rest mattresses. Their free standing design, including 2 doors for easy access, will … Continue reading

MPGear’s Top 10 Trail Running Shoes

MPGear’s Top 10 Trail Running Shoes

‘Tis the season to lace up for your next trail run! Trail running can be extremely physically demanding so it’s important to make sure you’re properly prepared for the elements and hurdles that the trail may throw your way. Here are MPGear’s Top 10 recommendations for optimal performance and comfort on your next trail run: … Continue reading

The Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad in Action

The Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad in Action

This past weekend one of our MPGear crew members, Devin, went on a camping trip and he was looking for the perfect sleeping pad to take with him. After considering several different sleeping pads like self inflating pads, lightweight pads and some accordion style pads, he decided on the Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad. I … Continue reading

We’re Not The Only Ones Who Love Nemo’s Gear

We’re Not The Only Ones Who Love Nemo’s Gear

One of our top selling brands, Nemo, has received a lot of press recently and for good reason as there’s plenty to love about Nemo’s gear. Their products include tents ranging from featherweight to extreme condition mountaineering tents, sleeping pads and pillows, tent accessories, green gear and they also just recently introduced a new series … Continue reading

An Inforgraphic For Runners

Ever wonder what the most popular day runners go running on? Or, how you can avoid shin splints? We found this interesting infographic today via greatlist.com and thought we’d share it for your Wednesday afternoon entertainment…enjoy! More Health and Fitness News & Tips at Greatist.

AlboPads: The Perfect Add-On To Any Bike Case!

AlboPads: The Perfect Add-On To Any Bike Case!

You wouldn’t ride your bike without your helmet, so why travel with your bike without AlboPads? AlboPads are the perfect addition to your current bike case that may lack the proper protection needed while packing up and traveling with your bike. The pads also come fully equipped with the new 2012 Aerus Biospeed Bicycle Travel Case … Continue reading