Gear

UCO X-120R X-ACT FIT Headlamp – Gear Review

UCO X-120R X-ACT FIT Headlamp – Gear Review

I thought my trusty headlamp was comfortable. The elastic strap was snug, adjustable slider adjusted , it was kicked around, dropped in puddles and it[Read More…]

by October 27, 2016 0 comments Gear
Klymit Static V2 Sleeping Pad – Gear Review

Klymit Static V2 Sleeping Pad – Gear Review

The Test  The Klymit Static V2 sleeping pad accompanied me on two camping trips, one backpacking in the Mt. Baker backcountry, and one car camping[Read More…]

by October 20, 2016 0 comments Gear
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G-Shock RANGEMAN Master – Gear Review

The G-Shock RANGEMAN Master or G-GW9400-3 is definitely a niche watch in today’s smartwatch world. Let me start by saying I put this watch through[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear
Garmont Dragontail MNT GTX Approach Shoe – Gear Review

Garmont Dragontail MNT GTX Approach Shoe – Gear Review

Approach any challenge with the Garmont Dragontail MNT GTX.  If you are climbing on one of the Pacific Northwest’s magnificent peaks, you might find yourself[Read More…]

by October 8, 2016 0 comments Gear
SunRidge Farms Trail Mix – Product Review

SunRidge Farms Trail Mix – Product Review

Fueling outdoor adventures with calories is usually a bland task occasionally punctuated with a minimal spice kit and your choice of hot sauce.  Nothing is[Read More…]

by September 22, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear
Adventure Medical Kit – Product Review

Adventure Medical Kit – Product Review

Earlier this year, I completed a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification. I took the course to better equip myself to handle the inevitable blister, falling[Read More…]

by September 18, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear
Elite DriDown Hoody

Elite DriDown Hoody

Finally, a down jacket that is dressed to impress on the trail; not just the city sidewalk. Avid outdoors enthusiasts flock to down coats because[Read More…]

by September 4, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear
Outdoor Retailer 2016 Editor’s Picks – Main Floor Review

Outdoor Retailer 2016 Editor’s Picks – Main Floor Review

The Outdoor Retailer 2016 Summer Market was a chance for some of the biggest manufacturers in the business to show what is new in the[Read More…]

by August 18, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear
Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 FL

Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 FL

Ultralight. The word doesn’t necessarily invoke comfort or luxury, does it. When shopping around for an ultralight two-person tent, I typically find myself sacrificing comfort[Read More…]

by August 17, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear
Women’s Mobile Mummy 800 3-Season Sleeping Bag

Women’s Mobile Mummy 800 3-Season Sleeping Bag

Backpacking is all about versatility. If one piece of gear can serve as two, you’re saving weight and keeping your gear consolidated. Sierra Designs tackles[Read More…]

by July 13, 2016 0 comments Gear