Diamondback Haanjo 2 Gravel Bike Review

Gravel bikes, those designed specifically to ride gravel roads, are rapidly growing in popularity. With that , more affordable offerings are finally coming to market. The Haanjo 2 is well priced gravel grinder with surprisingly good components at just $800.

Julbo Aero Sunglasses Review

Julbo Aero Performance Glasses Review

The Julbo Aero Performance Sunglasses are designed to be ultralight, aerodynamic sunglasses that target trail runners and mountain bikers. They provide a wide field of view while emphasizing clear vision and comfort. The Julbo Aero glasses are designed for moments when clarity is of utmost importance, such as reading the terrain while trail running or…

Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe

Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe Review

If you’re going to camp, why not enjoy it? The Big House 4 from Big Agnes is a spacious, comfortable car camping tent that’s made to go up easy, and provide plenty of space to make that upcoming car camping trip that much more enjoyable. Because no one wants to sleep in a tiny tent.…

Flowfold Conductor Limited 40 Duffel

Flowfold Conductor Limited Duffell

Produced in the USA out of some of the toughest materials on the market, the Conductor Limited 40L Duffel Bag provides rugged, minimalistic, water resistant protection and storage for any type of gear. Flowfold is primarily known for their wallets, but it turns out their fabric expertise has allowed them to expand comfortably into other…

Thermarest Slacker Hammock House Review

The Thermarest Slacker House Hammock is an entire sleep system rolled up into one ready for camp package. Each component has been intricately designed to work together for maximum efficiency, but can an all in one package hold its own? This is my review. The Slacker House system includes a hammock with integrated nylon bug…

Oregon Scientific Camping Lantern

Oregon Scientific Camping Lantern/Power Bank Review

With technology becoming more and more prevalent in the backcountry, having a way to power these devices is becoming a necessity. Oregon Scientific has decided that the best way to recharge the devices we’re using outside is to combine a power bank with something we’re already using, a lantern. The idea here it to enhance…

L.L.Bean Micro light UL2 (7)

L.L.Bean Microlight UL 2 Review

The L.L.Bean Microlight is a tent that’s lived on the L.L.Bean line for a long time now, and for good reason. Year after year they’ve made subtle revisions to a long standing favorite, only improving the design as they go. The 2016 Microlight UL2 revision takes everything I loved about the old design, and makes…

Thule Versant 60 Backpack Review

When I first heard that Thule was entering the backpacking market, I was a bit skeptical. Thankfully, They seem to know what they’re doing. Thule has obviously hit the market backed by experience, as is evident with the fully feature Versant 60 backpack. This is my review.

Alite Mayfly Chair

Alite Mayfly Chair Review

Backpacking doesn’t always have to be minimal weight over long miles. Sometimes you just want to kick back and soak in the fading sun after a long day with the comfort of the night falling around you.  Designed with that in mind, the Mayfly from Alite is made to be a minimalistic, packable camp that’s light enough…

Coast FDX 302 Review

Coast FDX 302 Knife Review

Useful in a nearly infinite number of scenarios, a safe, solid but lightweight blade is the one thing that should be a part of everyone’s pack. The FDX 302 is just such a blade. The FDX 302 is a compact folding knife where the blade folds into the handle itself. Featuring a new double lock safety feature,…