A Leave No Trace Guide to Backcountry Tooth Brushing

Leave No Trace is, and should always be, a high priority to anyone who considers themselves a true outdoors-man. Just recently, a steely eyed reader brought up the question; Is toothpaste really Leave No Trace? Or should we all abandon our teeth for the call of the wild. Well, I decided to look into it. … More A Leave No Trace Guide to Backcountry Tooth Brushing

Helly Hansen Odin Insulator Jacket Review

There once was a time when down was the only option for light weight winter insulation. This is no longer the case. High performance synthetics like Primaloft have changed the game, and even offer benefits over down fill. The Odin Insulator from Helly Hansen is tangible proof of this. The Odin Jacket outer and inner body are both … More Helly Hansen Odin Insulator Jacket Review

Thermarest Luxury Map Review

The Luxury Map camping mattress from Thermarest is a generously designed self-inflating sleeping pad conceived with one purpose; Pure, unconditional comfort. Designed for front-country adventures, the Luxury Map removes consideration of weight and pack-ability, and instead focuses on the bests possible nights sleep. The large, 3″ x 20″ x 72″ mattress is wrapped in a durable … More Thermarest Luxury Map Review