Getting into the right or wrong clothing can make or break your day or trip. Our testers have tested out hundreds of different performance clothing products from shorts, hiking pants, tech tops, and more. Activities we focus on include hiking, backpacking, running, trail running, stand up paddle boarding, climbing, and more.

Royal Robbins Diablo Long Sleeve Shirt Review

Royal Robbins and his wife Liz are legends in the rock climbing world with many first ascents and notable climbs to their names.  As pioneers in American climbing during the 60s, they spent much of their time outdoors wearing clothing not particularly well suited to active pursuits.  In 1967, Liz Robbins was the first woman to climb Yosemite’s Half Dome ...

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Ibex Crosstown Polo Review

Commuting can be a great way to start and end your day.  It’s a great way to get your blood going in the morning and starts your day off with a bang, but coming in with sweaty clothes doesn’t always impress your boss or your co-workers.  The Ibex Crosstown Polo is a merino wool polo focused on commuting with both technical ...

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Dakine Oakridge Flannel with Polygiene

Testing Dakine Oakridge Flannel with Polygiene

As one of our favorite shirts of 2016, the Dakine Oakridge Flannel won’t disappoint.  While there are hundreds of options for flannel shirts out there, there are only a handful of flannels that incorporate Polygiene into them.  For those not familiar with Polygiene, it’s a solution that is added to the final stages of the production of the fabric that ...

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Outdoor Research Ferrosi Shorts Review

Outdoor Research Ferrosi shorts

Outdoor Research has long been known as a technical apparel company that makes gear that you can depend on when the tough gets going along with products that you can depend on a daily basis.  The Outdoor Research Ferrosi Shorts are softshell shorts that are intended for hiking and backpacking, but they work for pretty much any activity you throw at ...

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Smartwool PhD Seamless 6″ Boxer Briefs

Smartwool PhD Seamless 6 inch boxer brief

Boxers are often one of those pieces of clothing that are necessary for most of us guys, but we rarely shop for them.  If you’re an active guy, you usually use one or two pairs of the same boxers for every activity because you know you can depend on them.  I am here to tell you that the Smartwool PhD ...

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Patagonia Stretch Terre Planing Walk Shorts

If you’re searching for the perfect do it all short for spring, summer and fall, the Patagonia Stretch Terre Planing Walk Shorts will quickly become your go-to shorts for nearly every activity.  I’ve had the chance to test these shorts out while hiking, traveling, SUP’ing and every day use to date.  There are some pieces of clothing that will become a ...

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Stio Gannett Peak Hooded Jacket Review

Stio Gannett Peak Hooded Jacket

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