Articles by: David Lowman

Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed Review

Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed Review

At first glance, the Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed looks way different than any other typical sleeping bag. The most obvious and notably difference about this bag[Read More…]

by January 21, 2015 0 comments Gear
South African Safari

South African Safari

When many Americans think of Africa, what comes to mind is a foreign ecosystem stretching from desert to jungle with lions and monkeys abounding and[Read More…]

by October 6, 2014 0 comments Community
REI Men’s Sahara Jacket Review

REI Men’s Sahara Jacket Review

REI is one of the largest outdoor products companies offering just about every imaginable type of recreational gear, including travel clothing. The Men’s Sahara Jacket[Read More…]

by July 10, 2014 0 comments Community, Gear
Zoot Ultra Run Icefil Mesh T-shirt Review

Zoot Ultra Run Icefil Mesh T-shirt Review

Zoot is primarily a running products company specializing in shoes. Their line of Sport T-shirts are in fact very compatible with other activities, such as[Read More…]

by June 30, 2014 0 comments Community
Hillsound Armadillo Gaiters Review

Hillsound Armadillo Gaiters Review

Hillsound is an alpine products manufacturer out of Vancouver, BC. Their line of gaiters are some of the best I have ever used. The Hillsound[Read More…]

by June 3, 2014 0 comments Gear
Icebreaker Merino Wool Sierra Plus Jacket Review

Icebreaker Merino Wool Sierra Plus Jacket Review

Not all outdoor gear can be considered “fashionable”, but the new Icebreaker Merino wool Sierra Plus jacket fits the bill. It is soft and fits snug. While hanging out at camp on a cool damp night or out for a late evening urban walk, you can count on this jacket to keep you warm and cozy. As countless generations of outdoors enthusiasts know, wool will help keep you warm even when wet.

by January 20, 2014 0 comments Gear
Magellan Explorist 610 GPS Gear Review

Magellan Explorist 610 GPS Gear Review

I was sitting at my office desk when I first opened the box, my first impression was, “This GPS is really small and light.”

by July 30, 2012 0 comments Gear
Bailey Range Traverse – Part 2

Bailey Range Traverse – Part 2

Fortunately, the pain of slidehilling was temporarily interrupted when we came across a lone bear about halfway down the hill. We were downwind so he didn’t spot us right away. Mel had a desire to get up close and maybe pet the bears, but I wan’t sure they were that tame. We got very near before it ran off.

by October 18, 2011 0 comments Fireside
Bailey Range Traverse Part 1

Bailey Range Traverse Part 1

For seven months I read and researched the Baileys. It sounded like it could be an adventure of a lifetime. Slowly researching routes became the drug of the day. I was addicted; I had to do this trip. Finally the day came to leave.

by October 11, 2011 0 comments Fireside
Campfire Cooking

Campfire Cooking

There just isn’t anything like a real meal cooked over a real campfire. Your sense of smell and taste seem to be heightened by a good days hike, a cozy fire and fresh cooked food.

by May 24, 2011 0 comments Food