Author: Bennett Colvin

Sun Hoodies

Sun Hoody Comparison Review

Over the past couple of years sun shirts have become popular outdoor apparel. The development of the sun shirt has really evolved as our understanding of skin damage has increased. In my youth, like...

Danner Trail 2650

Danner Trail 2650 Review

On the road or off trail the new Danner Trail 2650 is the lightweight hiker for all occasions. Danner Shoes have been around for quite some time. Danner’s beginnings date back to the 1930’s...

Hestra Leather Fall Line 3-Finger Glove Cuff

Hestra Leather Fall Line 3-Finger Glove Review

It is been a big winter out West with lots of snow and more on the way.  With this much snow my old gloves have been used and abused and are ready to be...

Solo New York Boyd Backpack

Solo New York Boyd Backpack Review

With school back in session, the Solo New York Boyd Backpack is ready to haul your gear from point A to point B in style. Solo New York has been around since 2008 and...

Camelbak T.O.R.O 8

Camelbak T.O.R.O 8 Review

In 1983, the world of hydration in sports changed forever with the invention of the Camelbak Pack. The early innovation has evolved into specialty hydration packs like Camelbak T.O.R.O. 8 designed with the mountain...

Scarpa Kailash Trek GTX Hiking Boot

Scarpa Kailash Trek GTX Hiking Boot Review

Long hikes? No problem with the Scarpa Kailash Trek GTX Hiking Boot. Constructed as an all purpose hiking boot, the Scarpa Kailash Trek GTX was built to do it all. Founded in 1938, in...

Smith Highwater Sunglasses

Imagine a pair of sunglasses that could adapt to changing light conditions. Smith Optics imagined this and built the Smith Highwater Sunglasses with the Chromopop Plus Polarchromic Ignitor Lens. The name of these sunglasses...

Tilley Hiker's Hat

Tilley Hiker’s Hat Review

The only thing better than playing outside in the sun is doing so without worry of a sunburn. The Tilley Hiker’s Hat is made to look good, keep the sun off, and to stay...