Big Agnes AXL Insulated Pad Review

Sleeping in the backcountry isn’t always easy, but a good pad makes a huge difference. The AXL from Big Agnes is designed to provide thick, luscious padding and insulation at the absolute lowest possible pack size and weight, which should help. This is my review. … More Big Agnes AXL Insulated Pad Review

Klean Kanteen Reflect Insulated Bottle

The beautifully styled Reflect Insulated bottle from Klean Kanteen holds 20 ounces of life giving goodness, promises to keep liquids cold for 24 hours, and looks great while doing it. The bottle combines a stainless steel vacuum sealed chamber, sustainably harvested bamboo topped cap and food grade silicone seal, all into a tight fitting, durable … More Klean Kanteen Reflect Insulated Bottle

Sea To Summit Comfort Light Insulated Mat Review

The Sea To Summit Comfort Light Sleeping Mat ditches traditional baffles for their new and unique “air sprung” cells, creating a quilted, spring like sleeping surface. Tossing in warm insulation and a clever valve system, the Comfort Light makes for an intriguing package that provides more than a simple twist on more traditional sleep systems. … More Sea To Summit Comfort Light Insulated Mat Review

Ahnu Twain Harte. Womens Winter Hiking Boots Review

I sympathize, cold toed ladies of the adventure world. Cold feet is a common issue on the icy winter trails and a tribulation¬†of explorers of all shapes and sizes. Thankfully, the Twain Harte Hiking Boots from Ahnu pack in generous amounts of insulation and a warm sock liner to help deal with even the coldest … More Ahnu Twain Harte. Womens Winter Hiking Boots Review

Sea To Summit Sleeping Mats Preview (2015)

Sea to Summit is doing some very interesting things with their sleeping mats, to be released early 2015. ¬†While Sea To Summit isn’t a company you would normally think of when you think sleeping pads (or mats as they’re calling them), they’ve clearly been thinking them through. They have some intriguing designs I can’t wait … More Sea To Summit Sleeping Mats Preview (2015)

Sierra Designs Stretch DriDown Hoody Review

The Sierra Designs Stretch Dridown hoodie is designed to move when you move. Instead of firm, stretch-less nylon, the jacket is built using a nylon/spandex blend so that you gain mobility and comfort, without sacrificing weight or dependability. The stitching is also a stretchable material which gives the jacket extra give when you need it. … More Sierra Designs Stretch DriDown Hoody Review