HANZ Lightweight Waterproof Gloves

The seamless and stretchable design of the HANZ Lightweight Waterproof GlovesĀ ($34.95) are ideal for just about any outdoor activity involving water-sports or activities in the rain and/or cold. We utilized these gloves paddling in both Norway and Antarctica and not only did our hands remain warm and dry, we retained complete control of the paddle. While the gloves provide warmth in cold conditions, we also found the gloves to be an excellent liner to a shell mitt or glove for extreme conditions. While we primarily used the gloves for sea kayaking, we look forward to putting them to use on some upcoming winter bike rides, hiking and snowboarding. They would also seem ideal for cold mornings fishing or hunting as… Read More →

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Picking The Right Packraft For Untamed New England 2014

By Grant Killian While the mountains of Maine are remote and beautiful, and navigating through the back-country race course is typically *the crux* of any Untamed Adventure event, the packrafting discipline in Untamed New England always seems to be one of the first topics of conversation when discussing the race. So let’s discuss it. What kind of packraft? Where do you get packrafts? How many for our team? What about the other gear? What technique? What has the packrafting looked like in previous races? Let’s take a stab at addressing each of these questions over a series of posts here at Explore.Compete.Live. and establish an authoritative packraft manifesto for the Untamed New England expedition adventure race . . . First… Read More →

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