PackTowl Nano Towel
Currently, I’m trying to teach a 6-year-old that using a napkin is much better than wiping her dirty and greasy hands on her clothing. And even though I remind her after seeing one wipe on the napkin per four wipes on her jeans, I know I often do the... Read more
Timberland Men’s Polarized Wayfarer Sunglasses

The lenses of Timberland’s polarized Wayfarer sunglasses are neither round nor rectangular instead have a hybrid look that works well on a variety of faces

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White Sierra Happy Hour Short-Sleeve Shirt

Casual wear that is lightweight, airy, and dual-purpose as business casual is the name of the game for carry-on only business travelers. White Sierra has designed a button-down, short sleeve shirt that ticks all of those boxes.

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Giro Petra VR Shoes and Savant MIPS Helmet
You don’t have to bring your bike along with you on vacation, but even if you’re renting while on the road, it’s good to have comfortable cycling gear in your suitcase. Let’s review two of the most important elements: shoes and a helmet. The Giro Petra VR shoes (for... Read more
Craghoppers Hassan Short-Sleeved Shirt

Craghoppers Hassan Short-Sleeved shirt comes in a stylish plaid pattern in a variety of colors, but for those that make a point to stock up on Vitamin D, this shirt adds an impressive built-in UV protection

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CamelBak Arete 18 Pack
The right daypack to bring along on vacation is sometimes an elusive beast. Go in the ultra-light direction, and you often lose comfort and space for everything you need to bring along. Head in the other direction, and sometimes you’ve just got a heavy pack and wish you didn’t... Read more
Mountain Hardwear Jackets: Part 1 The Switch Flip
Fall has officially arrived and there are some fantastic light travel jackets on the market.  We have had the pleasure of trying out two different offerings from Mountain Hardwear. The first in our two reviews will be The Switch Flip, a light weight and reversible down jacket that looks fantastic no matter which way you... Read more
High Sierra Piranha Hydration Pack
There are so many hydration systems on the market these days, and sometimes, it feels like at least half of them are sitting in our garage. Each member of the family has his or her favorite for hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and backpacking, preferences constantly changing based on the... Read more
La Sportiva Bushido Trail Shoes
Trail running has its obstacles: work schedules, family schedules, laziness, illness, roots, leaves, rocks, scree, rain, snow, and plenty of reasons to take a pass. For the past few months, my reason was a broken leg. But now that it’s healed, I’m slowly getting back into trail running, and... Read more
Hook’d Storm Polarized Active Sunglasses From Under Armour
For sunglasses that perform well on the water or in sports conditions, these polarized Hook’d shades from UA also look good enough to be the all-around pair you keep on when you’re not sweating. When you think of Under Armour you probably picture athletes with extremely toned bodies wearing... Read more