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

May 8, 2017
Ian
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Søren’s Pacific Crest Trail PCT2017 starts with ArmaSkin

ArmaSkin anti-blister socks are hiking the Pacific Crest Trail now with Søren Simonsen from Denmark. Søren is aiming to cover 2650 miles in 100 days. This is his second attempt at the PCT having been thwarted last time due to blisters. His challenge commences approximately May 15. When he starts you can use the following

May 4, 2017
Ian
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Working in tough conditions, blister free with ArmaSkin

Although ArmaSkin was designed for recreational pursuits from time to time we get good news stories from industry. Recently we heard from Diane of Australian Costing Removal which is a Brisbane based company specialising in removing paint and coatings from steel surfaces such as storage tanks. Hi ArmaSkin I purchased ArmaSkin socks almost in desperation

April 29, 2017
Ian
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Preparing for OxFam Trailwalk 100km WTF

In preparing for the Brisbane OxFam 100km Trailwalk Jennifer and her Team mates selected ArmaSkin for blister prevention. Here are two of the WTF team celebrating a 50km blister free training hike. If you'd like to support OxFam you can do so by sponsoring Jennifer's Team 81 called WTF by simply following this link..

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