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Eyewear, Headlamps, Sunscreen and More

All the other essential running gear on the list like eyewear, headlamps, sunscreen, and anti-chafe cream. Plus reading material to inspire the next adventure and cleaning products to keep the funk down.

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..
Stylish, functional, and lightweight. The Trail Evo glasses from Dynafit are all of these and more. With a full-frame construction and hard coating finish on the lenses, these are built with durability in mind, meaning you can focus on putting in serious mileage instead of worrying about your shades. While moisture is sorely needed in the West, it certainly isn’t needed on the insi..
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..
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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..
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The future is Nao, at least according to Petzl. Their Nao RL headlamp is a ridiculously comfortable, unbelievably powerful light source that seems to be from a future utopia of night running. Boasting a maximum of 1500 lumens, you'll have the ability to see everything that goes "bump" in the night on every run. The head strap seems to be infinitely adjustable to accommodate noggins..
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..
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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..
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..
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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..
Plus is usually a good thing. This means the e+Lite from Petzl must be awesome. This nifty little lamp can shed a maximum of 40 lumens to keep you moving in the dark in case your main source of light decides to check out on you. With a burn time of 3.5 hours on max brightness, you will have some time to get yourself out of a jam. If the adventure involves a bit more time in the dar..
Hopefully, your night runs include plenty of light emanating from your body. Should that light begin to dim, or "too bad so sad" go out altogether, you'll be pumped you brought along your Petzl Bindi headlamp as a backup plan. At a max output of 200 lumens, the Bindi can serve as a go-to in a pinch with plenty of light to get you on your way. The max 50-hour burn time is also clutc..
How does one recharge their batteries? Possibly a beach vacation, but for the nighttime adventurer, it's easiest to plug in the Petzl CORE rechargeable battery. Utilizing an included USB-A to Micro-USB cable to charge up, you can extend your night runs by carrying this backup battery. You may also consider replacing a well-loved battery, which is never a bad idea. The CORE goes ins..
Your Petzl Swift RL is your go-to, all-night, 24-hours-of-motion headlamp. Just because you love it, doesn't mean it won't run out of battery in the middle of the night. When you need to keep the torch burning bright hour after hour it's a good idea to have a backup plan. In this case, the plan is an Accu Swift RL battery from Petzl. Easily exchangeable, you can plunge into darknes..
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? COROS Vertix 2 Silicone Band, Black - Damaged packaging. Band un-used...
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Dynafit's Sky Pro sunglasses are for that special class of runners whose trails take them up and over glaciers and other high-exposure settings. Their full-coverage, impact-resistant lenses adjust automatically from categories 2-4, making them perfect for conditions ranging from overcast to full sun on sun and snow. Other features are specially adapted to time in the high alpine su..
Night running is awesome. It's less awesome when your headlamp battery goes dead. Grab an R1 battery from Petzl to have as a backup for your amazing Nao RL headlamp. A little reassurance in a little package, slip this back-up battery into your shorts, belt, or pack to keep the night at bay. Type C Micro USB charging port is a convenient way to charge up this battery. Can be..
Tan much? Nobody minds that bronze glow that comes with time spent outside, but nobody wants to be an overcooked ham. Get the Roman God or Goddess look you want with Dermatone's Lips and Face Stick. On long runs it's nice to know you can top off your sunscreen job as the sweat index increases. Lips can be especially sensitive to the strong summer sun - not a problem as this stick i..
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 it 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 co..

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