Mountain Khakis Equatorial Convertible Hiking Pants Review

One thing that many hikers overlook is the benefit of having a good pair of utilitarian, yet comfortable pants. Clothing is the first tool any hiker uses on the trail. The Mountain Khakis Equatorial Convertible Pants are light weight, UPF 50+ pants designed to be at home on the mountain or in the city. The … More Mountain Khakis Equatorial Convertible Hiking Pants Review

L.L. Bean PrimaLoft Packaway Fuse Jacket

The Packaway Fuse jacket from L.L.Bean is a lightweight, highly breathable packable jacket designed to fill that need for light weight warmth in the spring, summer, and fall. It’s a quite straight forward jacket, made of a thin PrimaLoft chest, back and upper arms, with a very breathable, vent like, stretchable nylon panels under the … More L.L. Bean PrimaLoft Packaway Fuse Jacket

Hillsound Super Armadillo Nano Gaiter Review

Gaiters, when they come in handy, they come in real handy. Some conditions simply demand them, and having a solid pair can make the difference between soggy, cold, blistery feet, and an enjoyable backcountry scamper. The Super Armadillo Nano Gaiters from Hillsound attempt to be a single pair of gaiters for every occasion, but can it … More Hillsound Super Armadillo Nano Gaiter Review

MSR Flight 3 Winter Trekking Poles Review

Winter hiking and backpacking brings forth many new challenges, and those challenges often extend to your equipment. When dealing with thick, viscous snow pack, you’ll often need something a bit burlier and more supportive to get you through. The Flight 3 poles are designed just for this situation. The Poles are built from a high … More MSR Flight 3 Winter Trekking Poles Review