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Pacsafe Venturesafe EXP45 Backpack Review

The Good: The suitcase-style opening of this backpack made packing a breeze. The Bad: I wish the outer zippered pocket opened a bit wider for easier access. The...

4 Comments / Jan 20, 2017

ExOfficio Fall Clothing Review

ExOfficio has made a name for themselves as providing performance clothing for travelers, but I've found that those qualities that make a garment great for travel...

0 Comment / Nov 11, 2016

Hiking Shoe Review - Salomon X Ultra 2 GTX

The Good:  Incredibly lightweight hiking shoe with no break-in required. The Bad:  Lacing system, while convenient, has issues. The Not-So Ugly:  Stylish...

0 Comment / Sep 20, 2016

Insulated Jacket Review - Outdoor Research Filament

The Good:  Lightweight and warm insulated jacket. The Bad:  Curvy ladies might find the fit to be a little tricky. The Not-So Ugly:  Cut and stitching pattern...

0 Comment / Sep 13, 2016





Outdoors
REI Stormrealm Jacket

REI Storm Realm Jacket $180 The Good: Solid protection against the elements The Bad: A bit loose on the fit, ok over layers, but a bit too much material for daily...

0 Comment / Mar 15, 2017

Primus Lite XL and Winter Gas

Primus Lite XL ($130)  Primus Winter Gas 230g ($10) The Good: Compact, easy system with some great details. The Bad: Burner is a bit tipsy when...

0 Comment / Mar 10, 2017

Better Businesses: Tentsile

Have you seen the videos of those crazy tents suspended in trees? We have, and we think they're crazy awesome. Tentsile a young and innovative company creating portable...

1 Comment / Mar 08, 2017

Kahtoola NANOspikes Video Review: Traction for Running

Kahtoola NANOspikes ($50) Weight: 7.2 - 9 oz Pack Size: 5¾ X 4 X 2¼ inches (52 in3) . . Watch my other Video Reviews here:  

0 Comment / Mar 01, 2017

Your New Adventure Wallet, now with RFID by Allett

You might recognize the name Allett, it got its reputation for producing the "World's Thinnest Wallet!" Not only that, but you may notice that the even company name...

0 Comment / Feb 28, 2017

Dave and Amy Freeman, a Year in the Wilderness for Boundary Waters

Dave and Amy Freeman were awarded the incredible honor of Adventurers of the Year 2014 by National Geographic Magazine. In September of 2015, Dave and Amy Freeman...

0 Comment / Feb 27, 2017

Winter Footwear with Garmont

Winter can be tough on the feet. It's wet, cold, and if your feet fall prey to those two things, life sucks. We had a chance to try out some winter footwear from...

0 Comment / Feb 15, 2017

Gear Review: Knee Binding Mist

The Good: Solid built with a design to save necessary body parts for skiing. The Bad: Your buddy’s injury when he decides to go with a cheap crappy binding. The...

0 Comment / Feb 11, 2017


Buzz Words
Hops & Shops: The Blur

Celebrate Hops & Shops 2017 on Saturday 25 February from2-6. It's $35 in advance, tickets available at wildcard locations, or $40 at the door. Hops and Shops...

0 Comment / Feb 13, 2017

Hops & Shops: The Approach 

​ Celebrate Hops & Shops 2017 on Saturday 25 February from2-6. It's $35 in advance, tickets available at wildcard locations, or $40 at the door. Hops and Shops...

0 Comment / Feb 06, 2017