May 18, 2019
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Watch Mark take on Dragon’s Back!!

As a tribute to his recently passed wife Lucy, Mark Zirbser has been tackling a series of tough endurance runs and raising funds for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. You can donate via this link Just a couple of weeks ago mark completed the London Marathon but that event will be

May 17, 2019
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Lucy Awarded Australian Geographic Society Nancy Bird Walton Sponsorship

Congratulations to Lucy Barnard, recipient of 2019 Australian Geographic Society Nancy Bird Walton Sponsorship. This is amazing support for this inspiring woman on a multi year 30000km challenge. Applications for the sponsorship open on October 16th each year, to mark Nancy’s birthday. The annual funding of $5000 is awarded to an Australian woman planning to

May 10, 2019
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Pedregal = Foot Queen

On her 30,000km walking odyssey Lucy has now passed through the worst of the Atacama Desert, crossed into Peru and approaching the end of arid Atacama territory. Now about 2/3 the way through South America she is at a place called Pedregal. Loosely translated that would be Foot Queen! How apt! Traveling with dog buddy

May 1, 2019
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ArmaSkin News 1 May 2019 now out!!!

ArmaSkin customers are making news across the globe!   Here's a link to the 1 May ArmaSkin News

April 26, 2019
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Look Who’s Back!!! Lucy is in Peru!

After a 2 month break where Lucy Barnard was letting the searing heat of the Atacama Desert ease off, she is now back walkling on her quest to be the first woman to trek the full length of the Americas.  That's 30,000km! As of today she has reached Upsi Alto Ilo which is about 120km

April 18, 2019
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BlistersndBliss Review of ArmaSkin

The anti-blister liners. I know, it totally contradicts our website name right? But I had to try them. Because even though blisters are okay when followed by bliss, I’d rather just have bliss without the blisters. I was skeptical of these liners at first. Special fabric to prevent blisters? Hmmmm. I’ll just get better fitting socks

April 17, 2019
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A Swell Solution for Hikers

Swollen feet and legs are a regular occurrence when hiking. Roughly by the 10km mark which can be 3-4 hours depending on terrain, feet may have swollen by as much as half a shoe size. Swollen feet have the effect of making the skin layers thinner and with less room to move in the shoe

April 15, 2019
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North Pole Season Cancelled

Skiing to the North Pole is restricted to a small time window each year. In 2019 the window has been closed shut before anyone has started! There has been political wrangling between Russia and Ukraine over flight arrangements required to get supplies and people to the starting point.  The time window itself has been reduced

April 4, 2019
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ArmaSkin Hiking Magazine launched

As a service to ArmaSkin customers, or any hiker who wants an easy 5 minute read while commuting or just relaxing, ArmaSkin has launched the ArmaSkin Hiking Magazine.  Emailed to subscribers daily the Magazine curates interesting hiking related stories from across the internet.  To see a recent edition and to subscribe follow this link.

April 2, 2019
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ArmaSkin News 2 April 2019

In March, a young Australian couple, Molly and Zacchary (pictured in our lead pic) started their challenge to through hike the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT). . Follow this link for full Newsletter

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