Feathered Friends Down Booties

Feathered Friends Down Booties Purchased December 2016, reviewed December 2016, updated February 2017 My first test of these booties came on winter solstice in Alaska, on the west summit of McHugh Peak. The thermometer read -10 degrees, not factoring in … Read More

L.L. Bean Boots

L.L. Bean Boots Purchased September 2015, reviewed September 2016, last updated November 2017 L.L. Bean’s “Bean Boots” are one of those rare items that make it into the closets of both parents and their college-bound kids. They are a simple, … Read More

Salomon Quest 4D

Salomon Quest 4D GTX Purchased summer 2013, reviewed March 2016 If you could breed a hundred generations of trail running shoes for burliness and grit, the Salomon Quest 4D GTX would be the result. Its lineage reaches back into Salomon’s … Read More