Tagged: backpacking

Therm-A-Rest Evolite

Therm-A-Rest Evolite Sleeping Pad Review

Initial Thoughts on the Therm-A-Rest EvoLite The Therm-A-Rest EvoLite self-inflating mattress was a welcome addition to my summer camping adventures. My first ever sleeping pad (see photo below) is ancient, 20 years old, I...

La Sportiva Primer Low GTX

La Sportiva Primer Low GTX Review

GTX:  If you are not familiar with the term perform a simple dictionary search. You may find Mazda GTX, Plymouth GTX, Seadoo GTX, or GTX (Great Train eXpress), a railway project in Korea.  Or...

Review – A Shirt that keeps you Bug Bite Free?!

There are not a lot of things that can damper an outdoor activity like insects. From mosquitoes to ticks, or chiggers to no-see-ums, no one wants to spend their time swatting them away or...

White Sierra Alpine Anorak Review

Windy, wet and overcast days can make for a miserable outing, unless you have the right gear. Anyone that adventures outside in anything other than perfect weather should have some kind of outer shell...

Lowa Vantage GTX Review

Lowa Vantage GTX Review

Over the years I have done my fair share of hiking in the mountains and the one thing I have found is that a comfortable pair of hiking boots can be the difference between...

GSI Outdoors Javapress

GSI Outdoors Javapress and Infinity Mug Review

The GSI Outdoors JavaPress and Infinity Backpacker Mug Introduction Good quality coffee on the go or in the great outdoors doesn’t have to be difficult. And quite frankly, depending on your level of coffee...

FixnZip

FixnZip Review

 FixnZip First Look The FixnZip kit contains everything that you will need to get your broken zipper fixed. The FixnZip kit package has one small, one medium, and one large zipper slider. Three ring pull...

Black Rapid Sport Camera Strap

BlackRapid Sport Strap Review

One big problem I have while I’m out hiking and shooting photography is having my camera swinging side to side on my neck! In the process my camera seems to hit everything in its...

Brunton Revolt 9000

Brunton Revolt 9000 Review

Does a dead cell phone have you blue? Brunton’s Revolt 9000 will help you get your phone up and running so you can post all of your outdoor adventures! Carrying a camera during outdoor...

Hillsound Armadillo LT Gaiter

Initial Thoughts on Hillsound Armadillo LT Gaiter No matter what season you’re exploring the great outdoors, your shoes & lower legs can benefit from the protection provided by the Hillsound Armadillo LT Gaiters. Hillsound created...