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Mt. Tammany

September 4, 2010

Did this hike at the end of July (wearing my KSO Treks of course :)). It’s a pretty short hike but also pretty challenging. I think it’s only about 3 miles round trip but very steep climbs. I probably stopped at least 4 times to take a break before I reached the summit, but it’s worth it!

The view at the summit is really nice. You can see eagles flying around and a nice view …

Sunfish Pond

July 25, 2010

I went hiking at Sunfish Pond today in Columbia, NJ (just before exit 1 on Route 80 West). My iPod Nano’s pedometer shows I walked just over 18,000 steps, so that’s roughly 9 miles. The terrain is very rocky but the hills are not very steep so a beginner hiker should be fine, it’s just pretty long. Just follow the white trail all the way to the pond.

The main attraction, the Sunfish Pond, is …

Ramapo Valley County Reservation

July 11, 2010

I hiked for almost 3 hours this afternoon at the Ramapo Valley County Reservation in Mahwah, NJ with my VFF KSOs. I’ve been hiking a lot lately and I can thank the VFFs for that, it’s just so much fun to hike/walk with these shoes!

This is a pretty nice park for hiking, it’s big and there’s quite a variety of terrains. There’s a paved section, dirt trails, rocky ones (both with big rocks and …

Vibram FiveFingers Update

July 4, 2010

Finally had some time to really test out my new VFFs! Here are my experiences so far:

  • Hiking

I went hiking twice yesterday at different parks, in the morning and late in the afternoon. I have to say that it’s definitely a different experience hiking with the VFFs than with hiking boots. It’s a lot more fun with the VFFs and the hike actually felt easier with these than with hiking boots. It was very …