Adventure Gear

Interview with Nordik Eyewear’s Owner and Creator

By Leah Guill | February 7, 2023

Please enjoy this “email interview” with owner of Nordik Eyewear and learn more about their revolutionary flawless clarity with Nordik Eyewear’s Diamant High Contrast lenses. Q: What is your history with the outdoor industry? I started out manufacturing eyewear 15+ years ago, designing goggles and sunglasses with R&D and Design. Q: What are the challenges…


Keep Your Noggin’ Warm With Artilect’s Walrus and Darkhorse Skully Beanie

By Leah Guill | January 25, 2023

Winter has been a crazy one here in Idaho. From 18 degree days to 45-55 degrees the next, it’s been a bear to bring the right gear with. Artilect has two new offerings for your head this season and they play well with manic weather. Unisex Walrus Beanie The Unisex Walrus Beanie from Artilect is…

Burton Women's Gore-Tex Mittens

Keep Digits Warm and Dry with Burton Women’s Gore-Tex Mittens

By Jill | January 20, 2023

Whether or not you’re a winter person, you’ve got to keep your hands protected when out among the elements. One of the quickest disappointments with outdoor adventures is when your gear fails, making you cold and wet, and ready to go back indoors to sit by the fire.   Ideal for skiing or riding, but…


Oars + Alps Club Line @ Snow Snow 2023

By Leah Guill | January 18, 2023

Oars + Alps Oars+ Alps is a company founded by two friends whose husbands were always in the outdoors but lacked a skin care regimen that could keep up and keep it clean. They created a great line of products that are clean and at a price point that is approachable for the masses. Oars…


Pls Return Me @ Snow Show 2023

By Leah Guill | January 17, 2023

As Seen at Outdoor Retailer Snow Snow last week! Pls Return Me Up for an outdoor Retailer Innovation Award, the QR code based patches from Pls Return Me are a parent/guardian’s dream come true to getting gear back! This open source recovery system is fully customizable, printable return IDs that helps get gear back to…

Nomadix Original Towel

Dry Off with Nomadix Original Towel

By Jill | December 9, 2022

When you’re traveling, whether it’s on an adventure or a chill beach vacation, having a towel on hand is ideal. You’ll want to dry off after swimming, showering, and even hiking—and you won’t always be somewhere with towel service. Better yet, when you carry a travel towel along, you don’t have to worry about packing…


Sip Safely with LifeStraw Peak Series Straw

By Jill | December 2, 2022

Water filters aren’t only for backpacking or developing countries. Any time you purchase a single-use water bottle on your travels, it’s an opportunity to use a water filter instead.   I know what you’re thinking: Water filters are hard to use. That may have been true in the early days of consumer water filters, but…

Arc'teryx Women's Atom Hoody

Arc’teryx Women’s Atom Hoody Performs Well as Midlayer or Standalone Jacket

By Jill | November 18, 2022

It’s not quite the “one ring to rule them all” approach, but packing only one jacket is the smart traveler’s way to rule the carry-on vs. checked-bag conflict. In winter, that means excellent performance across a range of weather conditions and output levels—whether you’re out skiing the backcountry or exploring a new-to-you city.   The…

BioLite BaseCharge 600

Power Your Life with BioLite BaseCharge 600 Power Station

By Jill | October 14, 2022

It’s always a refreshing change to spend time off the grid—where the temptations of digital life can be left behind and you can reconnect with real life. But there’s no shame when you just can’t do it. There are valid needs for having access to a power source, whether for safety or comfort.   The…

Gregory Rhune 22 Pack

Pack Your Gear Responsibly in Gregory Rhune 22 Pack

By Jill | September 30, 2022

There are backpacks that you use only in certain circumstances or for specific sports, and there are backpacks you use every day. The Gregory Rhune 22 pack is designed for active users in everyday circumstances. Even better, it’s made from recycled materials.   All fabrics in the pack are made from GRS-certified recycled polyester materials,…