Outdoor Clothing

Heat advisory in effect

CHEROKEE COUNTY – A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, August 9, in parts of eastern Texas and surrounding areas, according to National Weather Service officials. “The hot and humid conditions in the region today will allow the heat index to exceed 105 degrees. …

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11 times Polartec has revolutionized the way we dress

“],” renderIntial “: true,” wordCount “: 350}”> It’s hard to imagine a world before fleece and other technical fabrics. This is in large part thanks to Malden Mills, the textile company you know today as Polartec, who revolutionized the world of outdoor adventure by inventing technical fleece and fabric technologies …

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Bestsellers of August 2021: see the best offers

In most places, August typically marks the end of summer and the official transition to school, which means lots of sales on end-of-season items from retailers like Walmart, Best Buy, and Target. The bulk of this month’s sales are focused on back to school, with many anticipating a return to …

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Our Gear Guy’s 5 Favorite Summer Items

“],” renderIntial “: true,” wordCount “: 350}”> It’s not officially summer in my house until my wife and I have the Z-shaped tan lines on our feet that a few days of wearing Chaco sandals provide. These sandals, and all my other gear, live in seasonally organized bins that I …

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Summer travel gear

Entrance kayak from Oru. Taylor Richards Glenn Oru entrance kayak About six years ago, at the Gorman Chairback Lodge in the Appalachian Mountain Club in Maine, I saw two women carrying what appeared to be a large white plastic suitcase to the edge of Long Pond. They unfolded it and …

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