Mountain Khakis Granite Creek Windbreaker Review

A windbreaker is something I don’t quite see enough of in the backcountry. Often times it’s too warm for an insulating layer, but the wind chill can still cut right through your bare skin. The Granite Creek Windbreaker is a light weight solution to this problem. The jacket is built from a lightweight rip-stop nylon … More Mountain Khakis Granite Creek Windbreaker Review

Ahnu Coburn Boots Review

The Coburn boots from Ahnu are lightweight hiking and backpacking boots, complete with waterproof eVent fabrics and a tough full-grain leather body. I’ve been putting these boots through every test I can find, and this is what I found. The boots are built with a light weight, almost minimalist approach. The boots itself is mostly full-grain … More Ahnu Coburn Boots Review

Marmot Hammer 2p Review

The Hammer 2p from Marmot is an ultra-light 4 season/mountaineering shelter. A single wall design and minimal design eliminates all the fluff, leaving only the bare essentials for the lightest packed weight possible. Can a light weight single wall shelter hold up to the challenges of high elevation backpacking on the East Coast? About the … More Marmot Hammer 2p Review