Author: Evan Chute

Obermeyer Rush Ski Jacket Review

When you’re headed to the resort to for a hard-charging day of skiing or riding, you need a jacket that can handle anything you or mother nature are bound to throw at it. After...

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Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) Escape Bivvy

Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) Escape Bivvy The Escape Bivvy from  Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) is a breathable, water resistant and heat reflective backcountry shelter. Escape Bivvy Material This ultra-thin sleeping bag-like shelter is made of...

Mammut Rime Pro Jacket Review

According to the Mammut website, the Rime Pro has the “Best heat/weight ratio for demanding stop-and-start activities. No more overheating and cooling – the perfect companion for challenging alpine tours, or for everyday wear.”...

Craft Active Extreme Concept Piece Base Layer

Craft Active Extreme Concept Piece Base Layer Review

The key to any cold-weather clothing system starts with having the right the base layers. Swedish brand CRAFT has been pioneering functional apparel for serious athletes since 1977, focusing on the optimization of innovative...

G3 AviTECH Shovel

G3 AviTECH Shovel Review

When you’re in the backcountry, you need equipment that you can trust. Equipment that won’t let you down, that is easy to use, and is effective. There are a lot of good options for...

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Light and Motion Solite 250EX Review

It’s the dead of winter and daylight is at a premium, for months on end I leave for work in the dark and the sun sets before I leave the office. What’s a fun-loving...

Native Eyewear Camas Sunglasses Review

Sleek, stylish, sporty, eye-catching, and sophisticated are a few of the adjectives to describe the Native Eyewear Camas sunglasses. I found these fashionable, high-performance shades to be equally at home on a mountain bike...

Native Eyewear Lynx Sunglasses Review

Picking out a pair of shades can be a tricky thing, as much of it can be personal preference and there are many approaches to consider. When looking for eyewear, I’d say I’m fairly...

Platypus Duthie AM 17 Hydration Pack Review

Every year my mountain bike rides get longer and more remote, and my need for carrying more essential gear, food, and clothing with me increases. This season I have been searching for a “mid-...