Tag: The North Face

OR Show 2011: The North Face Previews Havoc

In August, The North Face previewed the Havoc Mid GTX at Outdoor Retailer 2011 – Summer Market. Although it won’t be released until Spring 2012, the boot is already creating buzz. Watch our interview with J.P. Borod, footwear product director for The North Face.

Q&A with Hiking Blogger Tom Mangan

Tom Mangan was blogging before the rest of us even knew what it was. The writer at Two-Heel Drive fills us in on what makes a great hiking blog, how to hike solo and his favorite outdoors gear.

tacticalgear.com Meets Everest Base Camp

Recently one of our customers traveled to Everest Base Camp. He shares tips on how to properly prep for an intense hiking adventure and photos from his journey.

8 Ways to Prevent Slipping on Ice

Winter weather may have hikers afraid of slipping and sliding on ice and snow, but they don’t have to completely avoid the outdoors. Eight easy-to-use products can give them that added stability for hiking in tundra-like conditions.

Video: What’s New from Baffin?

We met up with Baffin founder Paul Hubner at Outdoor Retailer. In addition to introducing his line of impressive polar footwear, Hubner showed us a variety of boots perfect for seasonal trekking.

My Winter Camping Checklist

We sent one tacticalgear.com staff member out in the dead of winter to test out some cold-weather camping gear. He shares with us the joys of below-zero hiking.

Win Hi-Tec’s Tauranga WP

Where do you hike? Tell us all about your choice GPS locale. By doing so, you will enter to win a free pair of Hi-Tec’s Tauranga WP. Also, check out what our wear-tester thought of the versatile trail shoe.

Women’s Hiking Boots Try-on Party

Our customer relations team unboxed some of the most popular hiking boots and tried them on for size. Vasque, Salomon, Keen and more! Watch behind-the-scenes footage to find out what the ladies thought.

Hi-Tec Contest Winner

After scrolling through almost 40 entries, the staff at tacticalgear.com selected one winner. Where will he wear his new pair of Hi-Tec Yeti II 200i? A better question is: Where will he not wear ’em?

Trail Running Shoes

If you set a regular running shoe down next to a trail running shoe, would you be able to tell the difference? Chances are your average, inexperienced hiker wouldn’t be able to pick a trail runner out of… Read More