Backcountry now makes a slick pair of 7″ Ripstop shorts designed for hiking and camping. I’ve put a pair to the test, and this is my quick review: … More Backcountry 7 Inch Lightweight Ripstop Short Review
An ultra-light yet storm worthy shelter, the Fortius 2p from Outdoor Vitals combines a rugged trekking pole supported design with a feathery 2.lb 3 oz pack weight. How did they manage to pull it off? This is my review: … More Outdoor Vitals Fortius 2p Trekking Pole Tent Review
Born and raised in bear country, I know very well that coming across a giant fuzz ball in the woods less of a “if” and more of an “when”. While my encounters have always been trouble free, it’s best to be prepared, just in case. This is what I carry: … More Frontiersman Bear Spray. Essential for bear country?
Designed for fast, light-weight hiking and backpacking, the Selkirk by Kodiak is an Ultra-light, waterproof hiking boot with a focus on grip and trail stability. My review: … More Kodiak Selkirk Hiking Boot Review
Leading a workwear revolution, Dovetail produces high end women’s workwear with tons of pockets, room to move, and now, more inclusive sizing. This is our review of the Britt X Ultralight Pants model: … More Dovetail gets more inclusive with more women’s sizes. Britt X Ultralight Reviewed
Is it possible to combine durable materials, a full sized internal aluminum frame, true comfort, and enough space for multiday backpacking in a $200 package? Find out in my review of the Shadowlight 45 by Outdoor Vitals. … More Ultralight without the sacrifices: Outdoor Vitals Shadowlight 45 Review (Video)
The Backcountry Tahoe 2 Sun Hoody is an extremely lightweight hoody designed to provide UPF 50 equivalent sun protection for hiking, fishing, or even paddle boarding. This is my review: … More Hide from the sun in a lightweight, breezy…hoody? Backcountry Tahoe 2 Sun Hoody Review.
Part of their upcycled collection, the Clover LL sunglasses from Dragon Alliance use recycled water bottles to produce stylish sunglasses that look and feel great, while keeping plastic out of our oceans. This is my review: … More Five water bottles are recycled to make these Clover LL Sunglasses from Dragon
Water resistant storage and organization is essential on and off the trail. Be it to protect your food, clothing, or really any other great, a good stuff sack can absolutely save a trip when the rain dumps down unexpectedly. Today I compare the Standard Stuff Sack to the Ultra Sil Stuff Sacks from Sea to Summit, and review them both. … More Sea to Summit Stuff Sack vs Ultra Sil Stuff Sack Review
The Sperry Wave Rocker is a dedicated water and boating shoe that utilizes an integrated perforated neoprene sock to reduce friction while improving control and comfort. This is my review: … More A Water Shoe With an Integrated Neoprene Sock: Sperry Wave Rocker Review