Ultimate Survival Sparkie Review

No, we’re not talking about your dog named Sparkie… Ultimate Survival Techniques has come out with fire starter that’s a must when it comes to camping and backpacking. The Sparkie works on the basic principal of using a spark to light a fire without having to use matches or a lighter. We found this fire starter so easy to use, ...

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Spenco PolySorb Review

When out on a backpacking trip, there are times when it’s nice to have a little extra support. We’ve been out backpacking in the Colorado backcountry testing out the Spenco PolySorb Backpacking Series and found these insoles to do a pretty good job when it came to extra cushioning and support. They also do a good job if you’re foot ...

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Sea to Summit Alpha Set Review

So you’re trying to keep weight down with your pack and you’re weighing out every piece of clothing and gear you have.  You start looking at your coookware and say there must be a way to cut some weight.  Well, we’re found a set of silverware that is actually lightweight and DURABLE!. When we saw the Alpha Set come out, ...

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Joby Gorillapods Review

The Joby Gorillapods are one of my favorite new pieces of gear! We use one for our digital SLR and one for our small pocket size digital camera. Recently, we went for a family hike and we were able to set the timer and get everyone in the photo. Typically, one person is usually missing, so this worked out great. ...

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Timex WS4 Review

Are you looking for that watch that can do everything and then some while you’re exploring the great outdoors? Timex has come out with a watch that is not just big in size, but big in value. At around $200, we feel this watch offers a lot of valuable info for the outdoors type. The watch comes with a compass, ...

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Stunt Puppy Everyday Booties Review

The Everyday Bootie by Stunt Puppy is a great piece of gear for your pets year round. Whether you are looking to protect your dogs paws during the cold and snowy winter months or you want to protect them during an injury, the Stunt Puppy Everyday Bootie is a good option. The booties are made of a material similar to ...

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RuffWear Flophouse Foam Pad Review

The Flophouse Foam Pad has become an instant hit with the dog testers, Aspen and Suki. They are trying out the large size and it seems perfect for their sprawling frame and easily meets their needs for a comfortable space to rest after a hike or run. The Flophouse is designed for an active dog and owner; the low profile ...

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