When the weather is warm, out come our sandals. Unfortunately, after a few wears, foot odor can start to come with them, and over time, our favorite sandals can become our stinkiest. Sweat, dirt, grime, campfire smoke, and other crud can begin to prevent us from feeling as confident in
Guest Contributor: Emma Walker Several years ago, my husband and I—fresh off our seasonal jobs in Southcentral Alaska and desperate for work—both interviewed for positions at our local gear shop. His was right before mine; we exchanged high-fives as I took his place in the proverbial hot seat. The interviewer
Guest Contributor: Ryen Cosgro After hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year, I thought most of my gear was done for. My rain jacket, down jacket, and down quilt were absolutely disgusting. The quilt was especially bad, and it was stained in a special blend of dirt and slimy sweat.
It’s an epidemic! Active people around the globe are trudging shamefully around with rotten, offensive smelling athletic wear. Conventional laundry detergents impair the wicking ability of technical next-to-skin garments and do not always remove offensive odors. Thousands of garments have ended up in the garbage and thousands more sad and