You don't have to wear shoes when stand up paddleboarding or participating in other water sports, but I prefer to do so. Not only do they protect your feet from rocks, coral, and anything else sharp (or stingy!) beneath the water, but also mean you are instantly prepared to tack on some hiking, biking, or touring for a multi-sport adventure.
Shark attacks appear to be on the rise in recent years. In Hawaii alone, the…
The pervasive theme of my summer so far has been fog and water. I am not complaining, however, as I prefer this very much to unrelenting heat, but wet weather can do a number on you and your gear. Whether you are canyoneering, paddling, or just recreating outside in not so suitable weather, there are plenty of waterproof gear options to keep your stuff dry. Below you will find five items that I have regularly taken with me on my adventures this summer.
The Drainsock II
is one of a variety of water shoes available from Columbia Sportswear. Since receiving these shoes last fall, I have been wearing them for beach runs, SUP adventures in CA and FL, and most recently on a daily basis during my trip to Hawaii.
I am not a beach vacation sort of gal, as I can’t sit still for…
For the past 6 months, I have practically lived in the Isis Riviera Skirt. With a simple, wrap around, Velcro closure style, the skirt is easy to throw on over just about anything to add a bit more coverage and take you from playtime to running errands in a snap.