The Sea to Summit Ether Light XT combines thick, cushy air sprung cells and a warm 3 season appropriate insulation to create a cozy sleeping mat that works in warm or cool conditions. This is my review: … More Sea to Summit Ether Light XT Sleeping Pad Review
The Merino Plus Hoody from Montbell is an ultra-light, ultra-breathable hoody constructed of merino wool and polyester for exceptional heat and perspiration management. This is my review: … More Montbell Merino Wool Plus Hoody Review: Lightweight warmth for high energy pursuits
It’s that time of year again! It’s getting chilly, the Holidays are sneaking up, and it’s time to get cozy by the campfire and prep for those hikers, campers and backpackers on your list. Here are some high quality, unique recommendations at every price point, tested and approved, by myself. … More 2022 Backpacking, camping, and hiking Holiday Gift Guide
Blending Merino wool, polyester and spandex into a high performance, stretchable fabric, the Dynawool Skuba Hoody from Kuhl brings both looks with performance in a single package. How does it perform? My review: The Dynawool Skuba Hoody is a lightweight zippered hoody constructed from Kuhl has coined Dynawood Powerflex, which is a smooth combination of … More Kuhl Dynawool Skuba Hoody. Form and Function Combined.
Aimed at survival enthusiast and collectors, the ‘Hawk’ is an 17 ounce steel tomahawk by Jason Hanson, designed for minimal weight and ease of carry. Quick Review: … More An Ultralight Tomahawk? Let’s talk about it.
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
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