Author: Jason Robie

Beyond Coastal - Sunscreen

Beyond Coastal Lip Balm and Sunscreen Review

Beyond Coastal Lip Balm and Sunscreen are not only practical and effective, they even get great ratings from the EWG (more on that later). Beyond Coastal Lip Balm and Sunscreen – Performance As with...

Falke Ergonomic Sport System Technical Shirts

Falke Ergonomic Sport System Technical Shirts Review

Falke Ergonomic Sport System- Technical Shirts Falke Ergonomic Sport System offered 2 shirts for review.  The first (what I’m calling “olive” green), a lightweight running/hiking shirt with mesh pits and back, has become a favorite...

Puma Ignite Review

The Puma Ignite review revealed a lean, light-weight and performance-ready sneaker.   Puma Ignite running shoes – Performance I ran in college but a few injuries and surgeries eliminated the activity for me.  Once...

GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Pint Set

Initial Thoughts on the GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Pint Set The GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Pint Set is the perfect companion for any camping trip, picnic or tailgating event you’re headed to this summer....

FITS Sock Company Pro Trail Performance Quarter

FITS Pro Trail Performance Quarter Socks

If you read my review of the FITS Light Hiker Crew Socks, you know I’m a big fan of this company’s products.  Perhaps because these socks are only a quarter height, the fit was...

FITS Sock Co Light Hiker Crew

FITS Light Hiker Crew Socks

When you first slip on the FITS Light Hiker Crew socks, the actual “fit” (no pun intended) is remarkable.  Their big push seems to be the “Heel Lock” and rightfully so.  I typically wear...

Incase Protective Cases for GoPro

Incase Protective Cases for GoPro Review

  Incase Protective Cases for GoPro® If you love your GoPro® and expect to keep it in one piece, some sort of protection is warranted.  I had the pleasure of testing out a couple...

Mammut Go Warm Baselayers

The Mammut Go Warm Baselayers are my new favorites for heading out into the cold with multiple layers on.  I tested these on multiple occasions, and each time the temperature was below 30 degrees.  For...

Dare2b Standout Pant

Dare2b Standout Pants Review

  When you first grab the Dare2b Standout Pants they feel lightweight.  After using them in the same conditions in which I tested the Dare2b Valiant Jacket, their weight became a non-issue.  With six pockets to...

Dare2B Valiant Jacket

Dare2B Valiant Jacket Review

When you first slip on the Dare2B Valiant Jacket it becomes obvious this is a well made (and toasty warm) jacket.  Although the jacket feels a bit heavy when you first pick it up,...