Tagged: lightweight

MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit

MSR Gravity + Trail Water Filter Kit Review

Let’s See What This MSR Gravity + Water Filter Kit Can Do Removes 99.9999% of Bacteria like E. Coli and Salmonella, and 99.9% of Protozoa like Giardia and Cryptosporidium. The Protozoa seems to be...

Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket Review

Getting outdoors in the rain can be enthralling, but only if you have the right gear. There have been some solid gains in the waterproofing garment sector since the invention of the poncho, and of all...

Matador Backpack

A Super Lightweight Trail Option: The Matador Backpack Review

A Lightweight Look at The Matador Backpack             Matador came up with this really small, as in pocket-sized small, lightweight blanket. They decided to see if that concept could be carried further into the outdoor...

G3 FINDr 102 Ski and G3 Ion 12 Binding Review

G3 FINDr 102 Ski The G3 FINDr 102 ski performed exactly as the G3 website states, “bridging the gap between fat, floaty powder skis and super light mountaineering skis.” No matter the conditions, the...

Native Eyewear Upslope Goggle Review

  Native Eyewear Lens Features The Native Eyewear Upslope Goggles feature SnowTuned lenses that are a double spherical lens (double>single layered lenses for barrier and more resistant to fogging).  The spherical lens allows for...

Black Diamond Razor Carbon

Black Diamond Razor Carbon Ski Poles

The Black Diamond Razor Carbon Ski Poles have been a great surprise this season. A set of carbon poles is something I never really considered a must have, but now that I’ve tested the...

MSR pocketrocket stove kit

Take A Trek With The MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit

MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit First Thoughts The MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit is small, compact, efficient, and light. Ideal for a day trip or a serious through-hike. At a mere 732g (25.8 oz.), 6” tall and...

Lowa Innox Evo

Lightweight Lowa Innox Evo Low Review

First Impressions of The Lowa Innox Evo Lo Let’s just say that I am super stoked to put these Lowa Innox Evo to the test. I have numerous mountain trips and adventures planned for...

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...