June 7, 2017
Ian
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No blisters in NYC GORUCK All Branches Special Ops Heavy event

Dimitra has just completed the GORUCK All Branches Special Ops Heavy event in NYC. Its a 24 hour endurance event with ruck sacks which covered 45 miles. Here is a summary of what she did and a few pics. --2 hr non stop welcome party which included team building activities, ruck PT, bear crawls, crab

June 2, 2017
Ian
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PCT2017 Hikers press on with ArmaSkin blister prevention

With goals of covering over 2900 miles to complete the Pacific Crest Trail, these three intrepid hikers are making good progress.  Happily ArmaSkin has provided some blister prevention which should make for a more comfortable hike. While Daniele and Marika have taken a recent break, Dane, Soren Simonsen, who has set himself a target of

May 29, 2017
Ian
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Lucy (Tangles + Tail) reaches El Chalten

Lucy Barnard, is currently at El Chalten. She is in good spirits and happily participating in a media activity while having a couple of days to rest and build up for the next stage of her journey to Alaska. Her tracking service is still down so it is only when she is in internet friendly zones

May 27, 2017
Ian
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PCT Thru-hikers to face impassable snow conditions?

The challenge to complete a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail this year will be especially daunting due to the high winter snowfalls. For North bound hikers, per the above photograph courtesy of the Pacific Crest Trail Association, as early as Horseshoe Meadows hikers will start to experience heavier going. At May 27 Dane, Søren Simonsen

May 24, 2017
Ian
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Søren reaches Idyllwild 243 miles along PCT2017

Day 6, 243 miles on #PCT2017 Søren, in a small group, has reached the town of Idyllwild. There's a piece of the trail that is closed due to a fire a few years ago, so the alternative was to go on a dangerous path or hitch to Idyllwild so he chose the latter. The afternoon

May 22, 2017
Ian
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Lucy reaches Lago Cardiele

Lucy Barnard, aka Tangle + Tail, has advised that she has reached Lago Cardiele on her 30000 mile trek from one end of the Americas to the other.  It seems her tracking device / service is providing some problems so this and recent updates have been via Facebook updates. Hopefully the tracking difficulty will be

May 21, 2017
Ian
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ArmaSkin hiking the Pacific Crest Trail 2017

ArmaSkin is preventing blisters across planet Earth thanks to our adventurous fans.   Three through hikers on the renowned Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) are using ArmaSkin for blister prevention. The PCT is a very well-trod footpath. It had been a proposed trail since the 1930s and was designated as a National Scenic Trail in 1968, and finally fully completed

May 18, 2017
Ian
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Walking the Americas: Lucy passes Lago Viedma

Lucy Barnard is around 1000 km into her attempt to Walk the Americas.  As of mid may she has passed the eastern side of Lago Viedma, well inside Argentina. The backdrop for her journey so far has been amazing scenery, snow caps, and interesting new friends along the way sometimes sharing Lucy's journey for a

Ian
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Søren’s Pacific Crest Trail PCT2017 with ArmaSkin now underway

Søren Simonsen from Denmark has commenced his attempt to complete the Pacific Crest Trail in the USA, 2659 miles (4,280 km) in 100 days. Søren has included ArmaSkin as a key part of his blister prevention strategy. After leaving the Mexican border he covered more than 50 km in the first 24 hours, recently passing

May 17, 2017
Ian
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Summits of Everest commence

Dr Sophie Wallace is currently trialing ArmaSkin for blister prevention while she is stationed as Everest Basecamp Doctor. Here she provides an update on the climbing attempts now underway with an insight to the feelings in camp. Dr Wallace has reported "The ropes were fixed to the summit 2 days ago by a team of

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