June 13, 2017
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ArmaSkin in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

Modern day adventurer Seb Coulthard will shortly be heading off on an expedition to Jordan in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia. The expedition will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle Aqaba, a defining moment for Middle East history and the making of heroes. What you see here is just about everything he is

June 12, 2017
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Søren Simonsen NOBO PCT passes 600 miles.

Søren Simonsen from Denmark has passed 610 miles on his attempt to cover the 2650 mile Pacific Crest Trail in 100 days. Clearly the challenge lying in wait for Søren, and all other, hikers is that there are large amounts of late snow covering the trail ahead.  This picture is from the trail ahead courtesy of

June 7, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

January 16, 2017
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Women Empowerment Team makes Summit

The Women Empowerment Team made sunmit on 15 Jan. While adverse weather conditions meant they could not tackle Minligh Sar instead they climbed a previously unclimbed peak which they will name in due course.More details and photos will be available upon their return from the summit.Pakistan Youth Outreach facilitated this expedition to show by example

ArmaSkin Anti Blister Liner Socks