Exofficio Women’s Exo Dri Pointelle Tee Review

The Exo Dri Pointelle Tee just keeps getting better each year. The tee contains dri-release technology, which provides excellent moisture wicking and is quick drying. Testers raved about the comfortable-soft feel of the tee and the feminine fit, which meant that this tee could be worn comfortably on and off the trail. For on the trail usage, testers enjoyed the ...

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Helly Hansen Women’s Aspen Jacket Review

The Aspen Jacket is an invaluable soft shell that offers protection from wind, rain showers, and snowfall. The Aspen utilizes Helly Hansen’s Helly Tech 2 layer technology which provides a waterproof rating of 10K and a breathablitity rating of 10,000g. In layman’s terms, the Aspen jacket will keep you dry by allowing rain drops to bead on the outer layer ...

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Helly Hansen Women’s HH Cool Tee Review

The Women’s HH Cool Tee is just that, a cool and comfortable tee to tramp around the trails and town with. The Cool Tee is composed of a polyester and lifa blend; lifa is their stay dry technology that provides moisture transfer during exercise and in warm climates. Testers enjoyed the extra length of the tee for hip and waist-belts ...

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Mountain Hardwear Wildlands Short Review

The Mountain Hardwear Wildlands short is a great short when it comes to all your outdoor activities. One of the unique features of these shorts is a DWR finish that helps repel water and other liquids, to keep you from getting wet and keeping your shorts clean.  A few other features we found handy in these shorts was the zippers ...

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prAna Stretch Zion Pant Review

If hiking pants are your thing, the prAna Stretch Zion pants are for you. If you’re not into hiking pants, the Stretch Zion pants are for you! Now you must be asking yourself, they can’t be for both, can they? We know there are a lot of people out there that just don’t like the way hiking pants fit, feel, ...

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Exofficio Nio Amphi Skim’r Review

Looking for the short to wear around town and impress all your friends while out on the trails and in town? The Exofficio Nio Skim’r short is a lightweight, wrinkle resistent, UPF 30+ for sun protective, and stain resistent short.  These shorts are perfect forhiking, hanging around town, and other active activities.  The shorts do run a little long which ...

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Patagonia Boaris Review

We had the joy of testing out the Patagonia Boaris and heads sure did turn. Sometimes we get samples to test and as we step out in public, people say wow, that’s ugly! I then say, but it performs well… This time around, I walked out the door and received  all kinds of comments from people saying “that’s a cool ...

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Helly Hansen Barrier Softshell Jacket Review

Looking for a piece of gear that works well on the cool summer nights on the town and is a great lightweight softshell for your active lifestyle? We know that this is pretty specific, but in general, the Helly Hansen Barrier Softshell looks cool for in the city and performs great technically for all your outdoor activities. The barrier softshell ...

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