Julbo doesn't play games when it comes to their glasses. The Julbo Aero Sunglasses are the product of years of innovation and testing that resulted in unparalleled quality. The groundbreaking REACTIV lenses adjust their tint based on ambient lighting, so you can wear the same glasses for your dawn run and your lunch break sprint. If weather or cloud cover changes, the lenses will s..
A well-fitting pair of glasses is not one size fits all, as not all heads are the same shape and size. Thankfully, Julbo recognizes this and produced the Aerolite glasses so that those of us with smaller heads aren't excluded from the benefits of Julbo's performance optics. Boasting much of the same technology as Aero Sunglasses, the Aerolites have a narrower frame to better fit wo..
The largest lensed offering in Julbo's impressive lineup is the Aerospeed glasses - a stylish yet extremely functional optic for those who refuse to compromise on vision in the field. The humongous single lens offers a massive, unobstructed field of view while protecting you from wind and sun at any angle. Julbo's proprietary REACTIV Photochromic lenses self-adjust to the amount of..
You’re welcome to wear a car headlight on your head, but if you want something much lighter and seemingly just as bright, the Petzl Swift RL headlamp is your best bet. Pumping out an impressive 900 lumens on its highest setting, it’ll light up the trail ahead of you... and the whole mountain for that matter. In fact, the Swift is the brightest headlamp in Petzl's lineup (aside from..
Rumor has it that Petzl challenged their designers to reinvent the headlamp with running comfort in mind. Whether or not that’s actually true, the designers did in fact come up with a funky-looking yet great-feeling headlamp. Most notably, the weight is now distributed all around with the ultrathin lamp upfront and the power source in the back. And like that, the dreaded, front-hea..
The more time we spend cramming our feet into ski boots and running shoes, the more we can't wait to let the toes loose - especially if we're spraying champagne from the winner's podium! With that victory celebration in mind, the Dynafit Podium is an ergonomic and cushy flip-flop ("jandal" for those tuning in from New Zealand) made by everyone's favorite beachwear brand, Dynafit. M..
The act of trail running might be simple - one foot in front of the other - but it can often involve a surprising amount of items. Thankfully, the Ultimate Direction Crew Roll is an innovative way to keep things organized so your car doesn’t end up looking like a used gear shop! No more rummaging through a vast, bottomless duffle bag at the trailhead either. The roll unfurls to rev..
Trail Running Utah’s National Parks combines the joy of trail running with some of Utah’s most scenic landscapes. Reid Marshall and Marina Santiago cherry pick a handful of exciting running routes that take you up, down, and around this wild desert terrain. All five of Utah’s national parks are included - Zion, Capitol Reef, Bryce, Arches, and Canyonlands. With critical beta, beaut..
Training for the Uphill Athlete should be a staple in every trail runner's literary diet. You know it's good because it's written by Scott Johnston, Steve House, and trail running's golden boy, Kilian Jornet. Every page you turn, you're either bombarded (in a good way) with new physiological training information & tactics or beautiful landscape images from iconic destinations. ..
Pits, nips, thighs, and toes. It doesn’t matter where you chafe because all points of friction are liable to ruin your run. Territory Run Co’s Anti Chafe Balm utilizes just four 100% natural ingredients to create an effective barrier that will let you get back to enjoying the run, not agonizing over it. Apply generously to known trouble areas before leaving the trailhead or throw i..
Would your mother be ashamed of the current state of your trail running kit? Fear not, simply throw them in the wash with some Nikwax Garment Care and they'll be good as new. Those smells, stains, and stenches will be gone forever (or at least until next time). Nikkwax is also extremely useful if you’ve been feeling as if your “water-resistant” clothing is no longer resistant to wa..
Nothing ruins your day out on the trails like a scalding sunburn. Easy to carry and even easier to apply, the Dermatone "No Touch" Sunscreen Stick is a go-to solution for keeping your skin protected and happy. Simply remove the cap, wipe on like a glue-stick, and you're good to go! No more greasy fingers or worrying about sunscreen opening in your pack. Small and compact, you could..
The Dermatone Medicated Lip Balm is the premier product for keeping your kissers chap-free and happy. With five active ingredients between your lips and the cruel alpine climate, Dermatone is the definitive defender from sun, wind, and cold. A thick, 30 SPF formula keeps you protected longer so you're less likely to forget to reapply and get chapped or burnt. Toss one in your pack,..
This is the one piece of gear that should always be in your packwhile in the mountains. Reflecting a whopping 90% of your infrared heat, weighing in at slightly more than a pack of gum, and packing to smaller than a deck of cards, the ARVA Rescue Blanket is a necessary adventure-buddy that might just save your adventure-behind. If things didn’t go as planned and you’re being benigh..
One person's trash is another person's treasure. Lightly used or sometimes unused, open-box gear can find its way back to us on occasion. Why not take advantage? Leki Ultratrail FX One Superlite Pole, 105cm - Very lightly used, small scuffs on the baskets. ..