REVIEW: Bug Botanist Mosquito Repellent Spray

  Bug Botanist Mosquito Repellent Spray is a naturally-derived, DEET-free, mosquito repellent that has been scientifically tested to be safe around kids and pets when used as directed. It contains just 6 essential oils...

REVIEW: USWE Pace 8 Running Vest

You’ve seen them on every serious runner on Strava. You’ve seen them on every “serious” runner on Instagram. Running vests. If you have one, you know what the hype is all about, if you...

REVIEW: Kodiak Skogan Mid Waterproof Hiker

I don’t enjoy shopping for hiking boots. I try them on, they feel good. Then I go for an actual hike and all the flaws come screaming out. Hot spots, sweaty feet, pinching, rubbing,...

REVIEW: Native Eyewear WELLS™ Sunglasses

The Wells sunglasses at first glance, seem just like any other pair of sunglasses. They have a plasticy frame and lenses that are like magnets for fingerprints. If I’m honest, I was a bit...

45 Awesome Brands Born in The Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is a mecca for weirdos, mountain lovers, and seamen. Since that pretty much covers everyone who likes the outdoors, it’s no surprise the amount of rising outdoor brands we love that...

Review: Patagonia DAS Parka

People who know me know that I wear the same thing every day. For a piece of apparel to make it into this lineup, it has to meet three criteria. It has to be...

Review: Burley Travoy Bike Trailer

If there’s one thing my wife has learned about me in our six years of marriage, it’s how much I absolutely can’t stand going to the grocery store. I will avoid any unnecessary trip...

Review: Ledlenser MH11 Headlamp

Last fall, I took a trip to the upper section of the Dream Stream in Colorado where I fished hard for three days. It was the last afternoon of the trip and I had...

REVIEW: Sensi Graves Alexa Top

Design/Aesthetics ★★★★ I was originally attracted to Sensi Graves because of their unique prints and fun combinations. This is a brand that has not forgotten the importance of making swimwear that is both attractive...

REVIEW: Obōz Arete BDry

I was incredibly excited to test out any product from Obōz. While I traditionally do not opt for a low hiker for my outdoor pursuits, the Obōz Arete Low with BDry waterproofing was more...