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Developing MACV-1

The process of developing MACV-1 mirrored a Special Forces mission. Lots of planning, lots of testing, and a relentless pursuit of excellence against all odds. We went through dozens of pairs of tests and hundreds and hundreds of miles. The wear and tear on all of the shoes was rough and they were all put …

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Back in Vietnam – 009: Ruck Sapa

Sapa Valley, Northern Vietnam The final stop in Rich’s journey through Vietnam. Sapa is a frontier township along the Chinese border, home to the northern highlanders and hundreds of miles of trails. It’s the perfect place to field test MACV-1 prototypes. Sapa is considered the trekking capitol of Vietnam and we all know trekking is …

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The Rucking White Paper (BETA)

PART 1 – HOW TO GET STARTED & THE FUNDAMENTALS Let’s just say this and start here: rucking is simple to start. You can do it in your neighborhood with things you already have on hand, and it’s free. The military teaches the KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) approach and Leonardo da Vinci said simplicity …

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