March 3, 2017
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Dr Ash Routen trialing ArmaSkin in Arctic conditions

ArmaSkin is delighted to have been chosen by Sports Science Researcher and Adventurer, Dr Ash Routen, for testing on his Norway skiing trek. As Dr Routen related in his recent blog post, "For my upcoming trip to Hardangervidda in April, I have been researching a variety of base layer sock options to combine with my

February 16, 2017
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ArmaSkin to be Eclipsed on Mt Borah! – August Blister Adventure

It has been 99 years since a total solar eclipse covered continental USA. The next time is 21 August 2017.The highest vantage point to view the eclipse is Borah Peak, Idaho, which is 12,688ft above sea level. A group of hikers is aiming to be at the summit for the 2 minutes of darkness that

January 30, 2017
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Women Empowerment Expedition in Pakistan Makes Summit.

A Women Empowerment Team led by Pakistan’s renowned and only female mountaineer to have climbed Everest, Ms Samina Baig successfully made the summit of their newly named mountain: Koh-e-Zamiston which tranlates as - ‘Winter Peak’Pakistan Youth Outreach, in collaboration with Karakorum Expeditions Pvt Ltd, initiated this international women winter expeditionThe expedition ascended an unnamed and

January 28, 2017
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Hayley Newman clocks 9:59:52 for 100km Australind

At the Australind Ultra on January 26, Hayley Newman from Perth Western Australia, managed to sprint the last 100m to secure a sub 10 hours time for the grueling 100 km event.ArmaSkin were delighted to be part of Hayley's successful blister prevention armory.Hayley shared the podium with Margie Hadley who came in first with an

January 21, 2017
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Claire Wind completes 650km charity walk

On January 1 2017, Claire Wind set out on a 650km solo walk down the East Coast of Australia to raise funds to sponsor an Ethiopian midwifery student to study at the Hamlin College of Midwives in Ethiopia. After 20 long days, Claire arrived at her destination in Victoria. Claire was supported along the way

January 17, 2017
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Dimitra Rucks Bahamas Marathon

NASSAU, Bahamas - Jan 15 2017 - – Some people deserve respect. Dimitra Bairaktaris, a 41 year old mother of two, has just completed the 8th annual Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas event. A veteran, who served in Iraq as a Signal Officer in the US Army, Dimitra chose to complete the Marathon with a 40-pound

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

December 17, 2016
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Amazon River Expedition – Reflections from Jacki Hill-Murphy

Followers of #ArmaSkinNews will be aware that a team of adventurers worked its way for over 4200 miles across South America from an Ecuadorian tributary river into the Amazon River and finally to the east coast of Brazil where the Amazon enters the South Atlantic Ocean. ArmaSkin were happily included in the adventure, helping to

October 21, 2016
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Underway NOW: Expedition to travel the length of the Amazon River

The ExpeditionThere are not many recorded or known journeys travelling down the entire length of the Amazon from its source to mouth. However here we have a team of 6 who are attempting to do just that! They shall travel through deep jungle and mysterious Indian land in dug out canoes, sometimes treking and with

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