Chris Guill

Having spent most of his adult life traveling for business Chris is obsessed with the latest business and travel gear. He lives in Boise with his wife and 2 boys.
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Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants

Western Rise

Western Rise Active Collection – Men’s Activewear Elevated


Outdoor Research Mens Trail Mix Snap Pullover and Next To None TEE


Challenger Goggles and Ten Mile Helment


Rocky Mountain Underground BRFCS35.50 Canvas Ski Bag


Lowa Wendelstein Warm GTX Review

ReBound Jogger

2019 GoLite Mens ReBound Jogger and ReActive Boxer Briefs


Review: Proviz Sportive Men’s Cycling Bib Shorts


Nau Mens Kush Pants and Stealth Crew Neck Sweater


Lem’s Trailhead Men’s Lightweight Hikers

Proviz Switch Reversible Backpack Cover

By Chris Guill / January 13, 2019 /

Proviz Switch Reversible Backpack Cover Review Biking is not exactly something that comes easy at first. It’s always been a struggle for me to find time to actually improve and build my stamina. I find that biking at night works best for me, but it can be really hazardous trying to navigate the streets in…

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Are Conner Hats the Best Hats On Earth? Nathan Hemp Mesh and Mt Warning Wool Hat

By Chris Guill / October 29, 2018 /

 “You can travel the world on what you can make with your own two hands.”  That’s was the advice Stan Thompson gave Bill Conner that set Bill on his journey from Florida to The Australian coast with his wife and 11-month old son in search of a laid-back surfing lifestyle.  While he started making sandals…

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Mens Lowa San Francisco GTX – Versatile and Great Looking Travel Shoe

By Chris Guill / September 23, 2018 /

The Lowa San Francisco GTX is the latest in a long line of high-quality Lowa street shoes. I am a massive fan of Lowa and was really excited to try these out. The San Francisco features a GORE-TEX® SURROUND™ for excellent waterproofing and breathability while still allowing drainage if you happen to get the insides…

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Boulder Denim Review and Kickstarter For Denim 2.0

By Chris Guill / September 23, 2018 /

Created by two self-proclaimed “dirtbags” these climbing buddies have created what I think is the perfect pair of jeans for guys that hate how constricting regular jeans are. Their solution, create a pair of jeans made for climbers and those of us who “used to climb” I fall solidly in the second category, while I…

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Brooks of England Sparkhill Backpack

By Chris Guill / August 14, 2018 /

The Brooks Sparkhill cycling travel bag has become my new favorite multi-functional travel backpack.  I have been using my Arterix Blade backpack for 3 years now and been searching for a solid replacement that could match its versatility.  I like to have a single primary work bag that I use on my bike ride to…

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Lowa Rocket Rock Climbing Shoes

By Chris Guill / May 15, 2018 /

My first climb with the Lowa Rocket was at our local Asana climbing gym.  I met up with a few friends who all instantly noticed my new shoes. “What the heck are those?” was the common thread as none of them had seen a Lowa brand shoe here in Boise.  They all noticed the rubber…

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SOG Tactical Travel Gear 2017

By Chris Guill / December 30, 2017 /

SOG Prophet 33L Pack – Tactical Travel Versatility I have been testing the SOG Prophet 33 Liter pack this fall as a replacement for my standard hiking & hunting pack. SOG, known for its tactical gear, has been working hard to bring military-grade materials to consumer level products. The Prophet is one of it’s latest…

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Ecoths Mens Trace Pants & Rupert Shirt

Ecoths Mens Trace Pants & Rupert Shirt – A Quick Review

By Chris Guill / December 9, 2017 /

The Trace Pant is the perfect blend of comfort, casual, and class. With the Trace Pant, you will experience the right amount of stretch to maintain maximum comfort in whatever adventures you may encounter while still remaining stylish. The Trace Pant comes equipped with two deep front pockets, two rear pockets, a back pant pocket…

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Toad & Co – Cache Cargo Pant

Toad & Co – Cache Cargo Pant – A Quick Review

By Chris Guill / December 7, 2017 /

Wearing a pair of cargo pants don’t have to feel heavy or restrictive, or like you are wearing a duffle bag on each leg. Regardless of whether you are looking for a comfortable, flexible, and durable pair of pants for outdoor adventures or heavy-duty work, why not choose a pair of cargo pants that are…

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DUER Performance - Men's Slim Fit Jogger

DU/ER N2X Slim Fit Travel Pant For Men – A Quick Review

By Chris Guill / November 23, 2017 /

Jeans look great and feel great, except when they get wet. Most avid outdoor adventure-seekers would agree that jeans are too restricting and can get a little uncomfortable when trying to do the things you love. No sweat! Meet the N2X travel pant by DU/ER. The DU/ER N2X slim-fit travel pant for men is a…

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