It’s happening. It’s getting darker, colder, and the falling leaves are signaling that is time to start thinking about what to give that avid adventurer for Christmas. Now, giving a gift is one thing. Giving a gift that benefits the user and the planet? That’s another. So for this years guide I decided to focus a little bit more on items that are not only super useful, but durable, reusable, or just emphasize being kind to the planet. Let’s take a look, and check back later as I add some more recommendations. … More 2021 Holliday Gift Guide
With Fall upon us, staying warm and toasty will soon become a full time hobby for many of us. The PediPocket is a lightweight fleece blanket with an integrated foot compartment for extra warmth and coziness. This is my review: … More PediPocket Fleece blanket. A blanket with a foot pocket?
Apex Protein Snacks focus on simple protein based snacks with short, healthy ingredient lists. I had a chance to try out four of their offerings, and these are my thoughts. … More Apex Protein Snacks?
My new go-to, do it all adventure shorts, the Kuhl Vantage, provide fast drying comfort, an exceptionally light build, and a stellar look to go along with it. … More Kuhl Vantage Short Review
Need shade from the summer heat but lack construction skills? The Toja Grid SOLO is a simplified Pergola Kit is designed to make building a modern looking pergola quick and easy, with minimal tools. How is it to build with, and does it hold up? My review: … More Toja Grid SOLO Pergola Kit Review
Produced primarily from sugarcane resin in a carbon nuetral process, the TwisterCane Biofoam pad is a more environmentally friendly option for those seeking warmth and comfort in the backcountry. My review: … More Big Agnes TwisterCane BioFoam Sleeping Pad Review.
Ombraz Sunglasses sidesteps tradition by ditching hard, plastic arms in favor of soft, adjustable cordage to create slip free, comfortable sun protection. Is this the future of sunglasses? My review: … More Ombraz Leggero, Armless sunglasses Review
The Big Agnes Tigerwall UL2 Solution Dye is an ultralight tent that promises better UV protection, a more eco-friendly manufacturing process, and an 2 lb. 8 oz. packed weight all wrapped into a fully featured two person shelter. This is my review: … More Big Agnes Tigerwall UL2 Solution Dye Review
The Uyuni Duffel isn’t a traditional pack. Designed for adventure with features that back it up, the pack has 5 grab handles, an expandable/collapsible laundry bag, a padded laptop compartment, and a huge main compartment with a wide opening zipper that allows for easy access to everything inside. Spoiler: This is one of my favorite pieces of gear ever. … More The Cotopaxi Uyuni 46L Duffel is my new essential
Designed to be a rugged and packable travel binocular, the Standard issue Binoculars from Nocs Provisions are a lightweight, compact, and durable option for birding and view finding while on the go. … More Nocs Standard Issues Waterproof Binoculars Review