New Flash Collection Hiking Boots and Shoes from Hi-Tec


With spring weather around the corner, it’s a great time to find some great hiking trails in your area. Of course, you’ll want to have the latest gear, and I recently tested new hiking shoes from the Flash collection from Hi-Tec.

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Health Benefits of Snowshoeing

If you love the snow and truly want to burn calories, you will want to check out more about snowshoeing. The truth of this wonderful winter activity is that you can burn more calories snowshoeing than you can running, walking or cross-country skiing.

The health benefits of snowshoeing is amazing when you look at all the great advantageous this sport offers to our bodies.


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Cobra 28-Mile Range Walkie Talkie

Cobra CXT 545 Walkie-Talkie

We checked out the Cobra CXT 545 28-Mile Range Walkie Talkie and had plenty of fun trying it out. It’s the ultimate gift for kids of all ages and anyone who loves the outdoors and activities like camping, hiking, the beach, road trips etc. Walkie Talkies are also great for safety purposes as well in a wide variety of situations.

The Cobra units performed very well and are loaded with features:

– Rubberized grips and belt clip,
– Micro-USB charging,
– Digital Display,
– 22 Channels combined with 121 privacy codes,
– Water Resistant,
– Built-in LED Flashlight,
– dedicated weather button
– VibrAlert┬« to notify users of a call in noisy or all-quiet environments,
– Voice-activated transmission frees hands for other tasks, and
– rechargeable NiMH batteries and a two-port charging dock.

It’s amazing how advanced these units are compared to what we had years ago. You can’t help but have fun with walkie talkies, but they also have tons of practical uses as well. With the holidays around the corner this Cobra Walkie Talkie makes for an excellent gift or stocking stuffer!