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Showing posts from November, 2013

HOLIDAY GIFTS: Outdoors/Endurance Enthusiasts- Performance Gear/Wear

Extremists-pushing the boundaries of where to go…feel comfortable only when outside their comfort zone, outside…

A bunch of brands cater to them---making performance gear/wear that will withstand the hardcore enthusiasts.

SLYTECH's  2nd Skin Hydrapro XT  was designed with input from Olympic/World Cup champ Ted Ligety- and has Hydrapak's 1 liter reservoir with a patented slide-seal closure system and plug + play connector…and comfy/ventilating actions sports protection via a protective spine/back …to wear under jackets. S-XL $259 

Black Diamond caused quite the buzz at an OR show-with its debut of its super secure, Magnetron Technology- in the Gridlock/ RockLock carabiners ($24.95, $29.95) - that uses magnets to seal the deal=auto-locking, one hand operative that took years to perfect.

Other hardgood highlights from this company…include a slew of sleek, low profile, alkaline battery and rechargeable battery powered headlamps that brighten up with a mere finger tap (PowerTap Technol…