Adventure Gear

REI Flash 65L Backpack

REI Flash 65L Backpack

CleverMade SnapBasket

CleverMade SnapBasket – A Quick Review

BioLite PowerLight Mini

BioLite PowerLight Mini – A Quick Review

Kelty Camping Gear Reviewed

Kelty Camping Gear Reviewed

Cotopaxi

Backpacking duo: Cotopaxi Taboche and Good to Go

Helinox Chairs

4 of The Best [Helinox] Outdoor Chairs Reviewed

Yeti Cooler Line Reviewed

Yeti Cooler Line Reviewed

Klymit-sleeping-pad

Klymit Static V sleeping pads for the family

nemo-meta-tent

Nemo Meta LE 2-person tent

xt808 flashlight

XT808 Flashlight Review – Best Tactical Flashlight

Zenbivy Light Bed for summer camping comfort

By Amy / May 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ready for a brand new take on an outdoor sleep system? The Zenbivy light bed is essentially a zipperless sleeping bag that can transform between quilt, mummy bag, and rectangular bag, depending on your mood, the weather and terrain, or your standard preference of sleeping position. The Zenbivy Light Bed is a two-piece sleeping system…

Read More

The Shammy Towel that You Need Now

By Leah Guill / May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

When I say, “Shammy” you say, “towel!”. Shammy! — Towel! Summer is closing in on us quickly and that means we are off to more outdoor adventures lakeside, beachside and into the woods we go. Packing light for the majority of our trips is ideal as we have finally instituted the rule requiring everyone to…

Read More

Stohlquist Women’s Flo life jacket for summer fun

By Amy / May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Stohlquist is a name we can all trust when it comes to picking a personal floatation device (PFD) or life jacket, and I appreciate that this lightweight nylon one is sleek, with a thinner profile than most. In other words, maybe there’s a chance I won’t end up feeling like a marshmallow waddling around the…

Read More

International travel solution: Six Moon Designs Traveler pack

By Amy / April 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Not long ago, I reviewed Six Moon Designs’ travel pouch, which worked so well as a travel accessory through Greece, I opted to try the full Traveler Pack, a duffel/backpack hybrid made specifically for long-term travel. In fact, it was conceptualized by founder Ron Moak during an extended trip through Spain. It’s intended to be…

Read More
Best Hand Warmer

Best Hand Warmers For 2019

By Eunil Gadiana / March 19, 2019 / Comments Off on Best Hand Warmers For 2019

Hand warmers have been protecting our extremities since their invention in Japan at the turn of the 20th century. They experienced a huge rise in popularity once they made their way to the US, and the hand warmers of today have been streamlined, made more user-friendly and longer-lasting over the past 50 years. Handwarmers for…

Read More
Lowe Alpine Fuse 20 Pack

Lightweight Simplicity with the Lowe Alpine Fuse 20 Pack

By Jill / March 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Lately, most of my travels have required me to pack a lightweight daypack for everyday adventures, and it’s been hard to pick which one to bring along from the ones available in my gear shed. One of my favorites happens to be the simplest: the Lowe Alpine Fuse 20 pack. When you need the lightest…

Read More
Tactical Flashlight

The Best Tactical Flashlight For 2019 – Detailed Review

By Ahmed / February 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Tactical LED flashlights are fast emerging as the future of functional, multi-purpose handheld security tools. Although originally designed for use in the military and police services, tactical LED flashlights have burst onto the scene as superbly effective tools for hunting, game viewing, home, and public security, as well as a host of other uses. It’s…

Read More

Wūru Wool: Organic Comfort for all Seasons

By Leah Guill / January 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

2019 provides 365 opportunities to try something new or to make better something you already enjoy. Why not make it the year to step up your comfort with Wūru Wool? Wūru Wool is a product of comfort that was born on the trail of the Milford Track when two Americans went looking for relief from…

Read More
Osprey Hikelite 18

Pack the Essentials in Osprey Hikelite 18 Pack

By Jill / January 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bringing along a daypack on your travels is usually a good call. You can leave the bulk of your gear in your hotel room each day when you venture out, and only bring the essentials. When camping, no need to pack everything up to take a day hike when you can just bring what you…

Read More

My Top Two Picks for Skiing: Nirvana Pro S and Backcountry Matilda Baselayer

By Leah Guill / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

We have just returned from our yearly ski trip to Taos, New Mexico and I was able to bring along some new gear to try out. I have two new favorites that are permanent to my gear bag after the trip, the Nirvana Pro S by Mammut and Backcountry Matilda Baselayer. Nirvana Pro S I…

Read More