Adventure Gear

Cotopaxi

Backpacking duo: Cotopaxi Taboche and Good to Go

By Amy | June 14, 2016

I think I enjoy backpacking season just as much as I love ski season. I’ve been a fan of Cotopaxi since I had the pleasure of testing their Nepal pack. The Nepal taught me that Cotopaxi is smart about design, which features such as extra storage that converts to  a day pack, and I found that…

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Helinox Chairs

4 of The Best [Helinox] Outdoor Chairs Reviewed

By Chris Guill | June 2, 2016

Hiking, camping, and even biking are all fun, adventurous and enjoyable outdoor activities. If you are an avid outdoor adventure-seeker like I am, then you know that after hiking or biking for several hours, it’s nice to sit down for a lunch, power bar or protein break. If you are high in the mountains, it…

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Yeti Cooler Line Reviewed

By Ahmed | June 1, 2016

Coolers are for summer trips to the beach, camping, long road trips and even backyard barbecues, right? While most of us will wait until the summer to use a cooler, I must tell you that after I purchased my Yeti cooler, I had to use in the winter first! The Yeti cooler isn’t like any…

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Klymit-sleeping-pad

Klymit Static V sleeping pads for the family

By Amy | May 17, 2016

Camping season is here in most of the Northern Hemisphere, and there’s good news for those of us who like to camp and backpack light, but also comfortably. I’m not a fan of cutting ounces in my pack only to lie on hard ground at night, or with a ‘torso only’ pad. Just not for…

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nemo-meta-tent

Nemo Meta LE 2-person tent

By Amy | April 19, 2016

This spring, my teen son and I have been on a mission to find the most user-friendly trekking pole backpacking tent. Our family anticipates logging a lot of backcountry nights this summer, many of which will be on the Pacific Crest Trail, and we want to pack light. Since my son and his friend use trekking…

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xt808 flashlight

XT808 Flashlight Review – Best Tactical Flashlight

By Jeff Tobias | March 22, 2016

By now you may have seen an advertisement for a tactical flashlight, but chances are you haven’t heard about THE tactical flashlight you need to buy. The XT808 Flashlight is the premier tactical flashlight on the market right now, and it’s sold by Primitive Survivors, one of the best online retailers for survival/outdoor gear and…

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t900 Headlamp

TL900 LED Headlamp Review

By Jeff Tobias | March 7, 2016

Headlamp tech has already advanced significantly since it was initially introduced, with LED light solutions now substituting the candles and light bulbs of prior decades. LED headlamps are widely used in many different industrial sectors but you can find three particular industries which have definitely benefited from their uses: search and rescue, mining and industrial…

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Best Inflatable Sup

Best Inflatable SUP Board For 2019

By Ahmed | March 7, 2016

Stand up paddle boarding has grown to be one of the hottest summer activities in the world! Not only is it fun but it is an excellent way to get fit and stay active all summer long. SUP boards are continually evolving, with the latest craze surrounding inflatable boards. Inflatable SUP boards are fast emerging…

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Stanley Mountain Vacuum Trail Mug

Stanley Mountain Vacuum Trail Mug

By Jill | February 12, 2016

There are plenty of ways to take your liquid refreshments along with you, but once your list of needs for the transportation of your favorite beverage number more than about two, the options get fewer. That’s why I’ve been using the Stanley Mountain Vacuum Trail Mug on my recent trips. I want my hot drinks…

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ECOXGEAR ECOPEBBLE Bluetooth Speaker

By Ramsey | January 18, 2016

The Ecoxgear Ecopebble Bluetooth speaker operates in tandem with any Bluetooth-compatible device including a smart phone or tablet. It is designed to be used outdoors because of its all-purpose, weather-resistant design.

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