Mar 6, 2013 | 1 comment »
I recently got the above photo from Ron. Ron is a 60+ guy who was diagnosed with osteoarthritis in one knee—after some 32 years of running.
What follows is his story about what the doc's had to say about how he should handle the news, and as y… more »
Jan 18, 2013 | 1 comment »
A photo of Jen K. and her husband in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on the south island of New Zealand. They are standing in front of a massive Atlas Cedar tree. KSO Treks.
My husband and I had the privilege of taking a vacation to New Zealand this December with another couple for our honeymoon. We got married this past June, and decided to make our trip a memorable one.
I had purchased the KSO Treks earlier this year… more »
Oct 8, 2012 | 3 comments »
Recently I took a trip out West in U.S. to see some great sites, one
of them including the Zion National Park. One particular trail that tests someone's will is called the Narrows. It consists of a flowing, cold river and rocky, usually slippery terrai… more »
Aug 15, 2012 | 17 comments »
Despite being told that hiking boots are necessary for more serious walks, I found the opposite to be true. I've tried both, and for me FiveFingers are far superior in all but the most extreme environments. more »
Jul 12, 2012 | 3 comments »
If you're going to propose, why not do it at the top of a beautiful mountain? Why not do it wearing your favorite shoes that look like feet? Vibram FiveFingers! more »
Oct 14, 2011 | Leave a comment »
Eric on leave hits up Birmingham and Colorado in his various FiveFingers shoes.
Hello fellow "foot fingers" I would just like share what I did in my FiveFingers while I was on block leave.
The first picture (Bham) is just me in my home town Birmingham, Alabama playing around at a mini golf course "Roll Tide".
My second pictur… more »
Oct 11, 2011 | 14 comments »
Leah sits atop Yosemite's Half Dome after a 17 mile day hike. She wore Vibram FiveFingers KomodoSports for the trip.
As soon as I put one foot into the Vibram FiveFingers KomodoSports I knew they were going to be good. They are designed to be an all purpose running/cross training VFF. I’ve been hiking, trail running, and doing Crossfit in them for two months now and… more »
Sep 19, 2011 | 2 comments »
Nathan sports his KSO FiveFingers (and takes along his Merrell Barefoot Trail Gloves) on a hike to the top of Mt. Leconte in Tennessee. Note his wife sporting the Merrell Barefoot Pace Gloves!
In the reader mailbag (a few weeks back!) I got the following note from FiveFingers fan Nathan on his KSOs:
This past week I hiked with my wife and some of my family to the top of Mt. Leconte in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. I wore my VF… more »
Dec 22, 2010 | 13 comments »
Scott hiking through the Andes in his Vibram Five Fingers Sprints.
Professional photographer and Vibram Five Fingers fan, Scott Gold, recently visited Peru with his girlfriend. Read what Scott had to say about their trip and see some amazing photos after the jump!My girlfriend and I wore our Sprints in Peru and lo… more »
Oct 31, 2010 | 15 comments »
Guest post by Richard MandelbaumI recently used my Vibram Five Fingers for an overnight backpacking trip and thought I would write up a little review of my experience for those of you who might be considering using your VFFs that way. There have bee… more »
Oct 14, 2010 | 2 comments »
We recently received a story from James Grundler about his hike through the Grand Canyon in his patched up Vibram Five Fingers Flows. It is the type of story enthusiastic Five Fingers fans share with us every day and we love passing on to our readers. Bu… more »
Sep 6, 2010 | Leave a comment »
Pictured above in their Bikilas and KSOs, Andy and Kaitlyn visited the The Garden of the Gods on their recent trip to Colorado. Andy gives us the details below:Hey! My name is Andy and recently my girlfriend Kaitlyn and I went to Colorado to visi… more »
Sep 1, 2010 | 5 comments »
Phillip looks back into a valley and some rocky terrain on Chilkoot Trail.
Phillip, a Vibram Five Fingers fan, and his girlfriend recently hiked the Chilkoot Trail in Alaska and British Columbia. This trail was used by prospectors during the Klondike Gold Rush to reach the Yukon goldfields. It is a 33 mile trail that can takes… more »
Aug 23, 2010 | 3 comments »
Ted on a hike wearing his KSO Treks.
Ted, a veteran hiker and Five Fingers fan, seems to have found relief from Morton's Neuroma by wearing KSO Treks while hiking and sent us his story:Eleven years ago I became addicted to hiking the high mountains of Southern California and the Sierr… more »
Aug 14, 2010 | 2 comments »
Sara and Eeva were ready to get the heck out of Finland after graduation, so it was off to the German Alps where they could hike through the snow in their Five Fingers. They sent us some pics and a summary of their trip:We are two Finnish girls who a… more »
Aug 2, 2010 | 3 comments »
The entrance to Buzzard Rock Trail in Baltimore County, Md.
Aaron recently broke away from the daily grind and got some time to himself in the Patapsco Valley State Park on Buzzards Rock Trail. It was just him and his black KSOs and here is his story: by AaronMy first real trail experience in VFF’s is abo… more »
Jul 28, 2010 | 7 comments »
Rachel wearing her KSOs on a recent trip to Spain (Picture taken by Rachel's friend, Jodi Campbell)
Review of Women’s FiveFingers KSOsI never thought I would own a pair of KSOs. I started out with the Sprints, planned to get a pair of Treks eventually, and contemplated the Classic for dressier use. The KSOs struck me as redundant and I worried abou… more »
Jun 13, 2010 | 1 comment »
L to R, Adam and Taylor conquer Red Rock.
While attending a conference in Vegas, cloud computing experts, Adam and Taylor, escaped the Vegas hubbub to try out their Vibram Five Fingers at Red Rock Canyon. After the jump, read Taylor's description of the day's events.This was actually both… more »
Jun 11, 2010 | 4 comments »
Joey and his fellow hikers at the Summit of Mt. Makiling. Those other shoes sure do look heavy.
Vibram Five Fingers Fan, Joey, wore his Vibram Five Fingers KSOs on a 12 mile hike to the summit of Mt. Makiling, a potentially active volcano on the island of Luzon, Philippines.. He encountered all types of terrain and ground conditions. He even had to… more »
Jun 2, 2010 | 8 comments »
Vibram Five Fingers fan, Glen, on his recent vacation in Costa Rica:Last month my wife and I went on vacation to Costa Rica and I just couldn't wait to get out and use my KSOs in a foreign place. I usually use them to workout in: running, boxing and… more »
May 10, 2010 | 2 comments »
Mary says, "I absolutely love when I step in water in my Vibrams, because when I walk away they leave little footprints!"
Vibram Five Fingers fan, Mary, likes getting back to nature in her Classics. They provide sure footing and it's ok if they get wet! She told us why VFFs work for her:A friend and I spent the morning at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, which is located… more »
Apr 30, 2010 | 3 comments »
Nick sits precariously close to the edge of the Grand Canyon. Hold on tightly Nick! It is over a mile to the bottom.
Vibram Five Fingers fan, Nick, comments on hiking the Grand Canyon in his KSOs:I've been running in my KSOs for a few months now, but haven't had much opportunity to take them out into nature and get them dusty. I recently went to the Grand Canyon… more »
Apr 28, 2010 | 1 comment »
Travelers, Jeff and his wife, found that their Vibram Five Fingers classics and KSOs were perfect for scaling ruins and exploring caves in the jungles of Belize and Guatemala. more »
Apr 20, 2010 | 4 comments »
Views of the Snoqualmie Valley from Kevin's Hike and a squirrel he encountered along the way.
Do you know why Mount Si is famous? Mount Si is located near North Bend, Washington and is where the 90s television show Twin Peaks was filmed. Vibram Five Fingers fan Kevin recently hiked up Mount Si in his KSOs and took these beautiful pictures. more »
Feb 23, 2010 | 2 comments »
Jesse points to his black KSO Trek Vibram Five Fingers after hiking to the summit of North Fortunate Mountain.
Well ... maybe not, but they do make you feel incredibly light on your feet. Above photoed is Jesse atop North Fortuna Mountain in San Diego. Jesse is wearing his Vibram Five Fingers KSO Treks. I asked Jesse to share his VFF story with birthdayshoes a… more »