Iceland and ECCO Shoes: High-Latitude Trip

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This week, I jetted to Iceland for a quick trip to see some sights and participate in an introduction of a new footwear line from Danish shoemaker ECCO. The company upgraded its BIOM line of running shoes, and I got to take a test on Icelandic soil. On trail runs and day hikes around Reykjavík for the past few days, I wore the BIOM Trail and BIOM Hike models, two products new this Fall. Here are a few images from the high-latitude adventure so far. —John Peacock

Line of hikers, heading up

Flowers along a trail

Icelandic falls, a common highlands sight

High above a river

Gaining altitude on a test hike

Starting off on the trail

A run in Reykjavík

Iceland’s famous blue lagoon

ECCO shoe in Iceland

Mountain flora in full bloom

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Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.
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