GEAR REVIEW – Salomon XT Advanced Skin 12 L S-LAB pack

UPDATED – To get your hands on one of these in Australia, Footpoint Shoe Clinic has got these on pre-order and with 15% off. Click here to visit the website and go to their online store. ————————————— It seems all Read More …

How to Train for UTMB – a tale of Soup, Summits, Snow and Seb – Sebastien Chaigneau Interview with Ultra168

  This week, a bunch of athletes will be toeing the line in Chamonix, and right now, will be putting the finishing touches to the taper this week. One such person is North Face athlete and accomplished ultra runner and Read More …

Expensive Alarm Clock or Must Have Team Member ?

During the C2K 240km ultramarathon, the role of pacers and crew became very evident as the field stretched out across the wide expanse of the Kosciuszcko National Park. Nutrition, clothing, reworked splits, encouragement and all round support was called upon Read More …

Gear Review – North Face Ultra Guide Trail Shoe

In the past 12 months it would appear that outdoor company The North Face have made a concerted effort to claw back some ground on the runaway trail running freight train that is the all conquering Salomon. A focus on Read More …

Chorier excels and Cooper comes of age – Ronda dels Cims Round Up

Over the weekend a remarkable race unfolded in the principality of Andorra – the Ronda dels Cims 100 miler. As part of the 2013 Skrunner series it is total circumnavigation of the country by foot and all at altitude. Recent heavy snowfalls Read More …

EXCLUSIVE – New Suunto AMBIT 2 and Ambit 2S First Review & Movescount Upgrade

A little over a year ago the hoopla surrounding the launch of the new Suunto Ambit was to be honest a little crazy. For the first time the all conquering Garmin brand finally had a genuine challenger. As an ultra Read More …

Gear Review – Teva Sphere Trail Shoe

We love that we are bombarded with brands to review at Ultra168, and while we are forever grateful to the generosity of these companies in asking us to be involved we always have to think long and hard on whether Read More …