Tested: FlipBelt

Tested: FlipBelt

Not enamored with loose-fitting fanny packs or running belts? Try the FlipBelt. The micropoly/lycra material hugs your hips, so there’s no bouncing or chafing — you hardly know you’re wearing it. Plus, it’s moisture wicking, fast drying and washable. I’ve used mine...
Outdoor Gear Gift Guide

Outdoor Gear Gift Guide

Need to find something for the outdoor enthusiast on your nice list? Look no further! Here are 10 new outdoor gear items that anyone would look forward to unwrapping. OluKai Moloa Slippers The Moloa Slipper is pure laid-back luxury: soft nubuck, warm shearling and...
Tested: Kelty Women’s Reva 60

Tested: Kelty Women’s Reva 60

Fine-tuning the PerfectFIT suspension and new Kinesis hip belt — only available on this and one other women’s line — it really did feel like Kelty had created a pack just for me. The hip belt is built to match a female body (wider and higher rising hips) and uses a...
Tested: Leki Micro Vario Carbon Lady Trekking Poles

Tested: Leki Micro Vario Carbon Lady Trekking Poles

These poles had me at “carbon,” but what truly sets them apart is that they’re specifically engineered for a female frame, right down to the precise handle angle that preserves a natural wrist position when you take them hiking, mountaineering or trail running. My...
Tested: Nuu-Muu Moxie Scoop Dress

Tested: Nuu-Muu Moxie Scoop Dress

I threw on my dress and went for run. Yep, I just said I ran in a dress — and it was liberating! The Nuu-Muu Moxie is made of a silky polyester/spandex blend, with enough stretch for vigorous activity and a flattering, A-line cut that can go right from the trail to...
Tested: Teva Ahnu Montara II WP

Tested: Teva Ahnu Montara II WP

This is what you get when two outdoor brands team up to make a line of shoes for the modern adventure woman. From bushwhacking through the woods on steep, rugged terrain to walking all day on gravel or pavement, the Teva Ahnu Montara II WP provided me with great...