Backcountry now makes a slick pair of 7″ Ripstop shorts designed for hiking and camping. I’ve put a pair to the test, and this is my quick review: … More Backcountry 7 Inch Lightweight Ripstop Short Review
An ultra-light yet storm worthy shelter, the Fortius 2p from Outdoor Vitals combines a rugged trekking pole supported design with a feathery 2.lb 3 oz pack weight. How did they manage to pull it off? This is my review: … More Outdoor Vitals Fortius 2p Trekking Pole Tent Review
Designed for fast, light-weight hiking and backpacking, the Selkirk by Kodiak is an Ultra-light, waterproof hiking boot with a focus on grip and trail stability. My review: … More Kodiak Selkirk Hiking Boot Review
Is it possible to combine durable materials, a full sized internal aluminum frame, true comfort, and enough space for multiday backpacking in a $200 package? Find out in my review of the Shadowlight 45 by Outdoor Vitals. … More Ultralight without the sacrifices: Outdoor Vitals Shadowlight 45 Review (Video)
The Backcountry Tahoe 2 Sun Hoody is an extremely lightweight hoody designed to provide UPF 50 equivalent sun protection for hiking, fishing, or even paddle boarding. This is my review: … More Hide from the sun in a lightweight, breezy…hoody? Backcountry Tahoe 2 Sun Hoody Review.
Part of their upcycled collection, the Clover LL sunglasses from Dragon Alliance use recycled water bottles to produce stylish sunglasses that look and feel great, while keeping plastic out of our oceans. This is my review: … More Five water bottles are recycled to make these Clover LL Sunglasses from Dragon
Water resistant storage and organization is essential on and off the trail. Be it to protect your food, clothing, or really any other great, a good stuff sack can absolutely save a trip when the rain dumps down unexpectedly. Today I compare the Standard Stuff Sack to the Ultra Sil Stuff Sacks from Sea to Summit, and review them both. … More Sea to Summit Stuff Sack vs Ultra Sil Stuff Sack Review
Anyone who has spent more than a week in the outdoors knows that a battery charge, even with little use, falls away rather quickly in the wilderness. The Knog PWR 10w is a lightweight, portable, solar power generator that promises to charge phones, earbuds, and even cameras. My review: … More Endless Portable Power: Knog PWR 10W Solar Panel Review
The Slap Bag is a simple fabric bag that attaches to the cockpit of a bike and for quick and effortless one handed access to anything inside. I never knew I needed this. … More Basically a Kangaroo Pouch for your Bike: The Slap Bag Review.
Slicky, nasty trails are all part of the plan for the Saucony Peregrine 12 ST Trail Running shoes. With deep, sticky lugs and a snug stable fit, the Peregrine excels where others slide. My review: … More A New Level of Traction: Saucony Peregrine 12 ST Trail running Shoes review.