Category Archives: Footwear

Whither the Weather

I would argue that to really love the outdoors, nature, life beyond the comfy confines of a house with a thermostat set to something above 60º, a person has got to love weather.  Real weather- not just blue sky, sun’s rays … Continue reading

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Viggo Mortensen in Stilettos?

And now for a word about footwear for the hiker: Despite being nearly 6′ tall I like to wear high heels. However, having suffered both trial and error I am now trained to understand that there are appropriate and inappropriate conditions for each carefully engineered … Continue reading

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