Adventure Gear

Osprey Hikelite 18

Pack the Essentials in Osprey Hikelite 18 Pack

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

Optio Sling Pack

Cannae Pro Gear Introduces the Optio Sling Pack

Grayl Geopress

Get Your Hands on a Grayl Geopress Purifier

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Wazoo Gear: Our Top Two Picks for You

8K Flexwarm Jacket

8K Flexwarm Has Perfected Stylish Warmth

REI Co-op Flash 18 Pack

Pack Along Lightweight REI Co-op Flash 18 Pack

Personal 120dB Alarm

Sabre Red: Handheld Personal Safety Devices

Scree from Mystery Ranch

Mystery Ranch- The Scree Backpack

Best Sunglasses

Best Travel Sunglasses

Beach, Please with Costa Sunglasses

By Leah Guill / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love time on the water, toes dug deep in the sand and the warmth on your back? Summer days like these require great eye protection so you can keep playing and enjoying the day. Costa Sunglasses has developed a beach lifestyle line and we immediately jumped at the opportunity to test them out.…

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Klymit Moon Dog Bed

Keep Your Pup Pal Comfy With Klymit Moon Dog Bed

By Jill / May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

When you go camping, does your canine best friend take over your inflatable sleeping pad, leaving you on the hard ground? Dogs aren’t always the most thoughtful sleepers, often preferring the most comfortable spot for themselves. And even when your pup doesn’t steal your cushion, you want to make sure he’s as comfortable as possible.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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