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Keeping the Spark Alive: The SCARPA Spark GTX

May. 14th 2013

Slowly, mountain run-off and latent winter storms give way to spring weather. But it’s never easy. This time of year it’s a crapshoot to predict trail conditions. Morning squalls drop an inch (or more) of snow, leaving intermediate wet zones, slippery corners and Oh, shi-! moments in the event of a misstep. Nevertheless, when the sun starts taunting us through office windows the urge to seek out our favorite single track pulls from every direction. It’s ironically frustrating.


Men’s Spark GTX

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Winter Running: Why Not?

Nov. 8th 2011

For many of us who live in mountain towns, the act of running through our neighboring streets, trails and hills makes up a large part of why we live where we do. The solitude, scenery, smells and sounds, all contribute to the experience. And it’s hard to beat. Each spring when the trails dry out, we look forward to days striding out through single track, the slow change of leaves and trees as the days click pass into fall, and when our gears change, when we begin to looking toward powder snow, schussing skis, and après haunts.

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