Entries by Alison McIrvin

Trail Running Safely

Trail running is growing in popularity just as hiking is. However, even the most experienced road runners will tell you that trail running can seem like an entirely different sport. One issue that is less of an issue with road running is personal safety due to the backcountry challenges as well as varying and challenging […]

The Perfect Science of Layering for Fall Outdoor Workouts

For outdoor enthusiasts, a key component to success and sticking with a new outdoor pursuit is comfort. In the cooler fall and winter months, that means considering types of fabric and construction for garments and also smart layering. More important than even comfort is safety. Hiking or snow sports can be deadly when proper caution […]