Author: Kraig Becker

Ridge Merino Hoodie Full Zip

REVIEW: Ridge Merino Wool Hoodie Full Zip

As the warm days of summer start to transition to the cooler days of fall, our outdoor gear needs begin to change as well. It’s time to swap out the shorts and t-shirts in...

Sherpa Gurkhali pant

REVIEW: Sherpa Adventure Gear Gurkhali Travel Pants

Without question, one of the most competitive segments of the outdoor apparel market is hiking and travel pants. Nearly every company that makes outdoor clothing offers their take on the classic trekking trouser, which...

Keen Solr Sandal

REVIEW: Keen Solr Sandal

Despite the fact that Keen practically invented the outdoor sandal when it introduced its venerable Newport model nearly two decades ago, the company continues to refine and innovate with its design. This is abundantly...

ZenBivy MotoBed

REVIEW: Zenbivy MotoBed Sleep System

When searching for the right sleeping bag and sleeping pad to accompany us on our backcountry adventures we often find ourselves having to make compromises. Because size and weight are almost always an important...

Gear for Kilimanjaro

As I write this, I am just over a week away from leaving for Africa, where I will be attempting to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro as part of a fund-raising climb led by the good...

The 5 Best Drones Available Today

Its no secret that personal drones have become all the rage recently. Everyone from amateur filmmakers to budding RC pilots seem to be enamored with these tiny aircraft which have given us the ability...

Review: Outdoor Technology Big Turtle Shell Bluetooth Speaker

Review: Outdoor Technology Big Turtle Shell Bluetooth Speaker

The portable Bluetooth speaker market has to be one of the most crowded and competitive in the entire tech industry at the moment. It seems that countless companies are bringing these devices to the...

Review: Outdoor Technology Kodiak USB Power Bank

Review: Outdoor Technology Kodiak USB Power Bank

Functionality ★★★★★ The Kodiak is a simple, straight forward product designed to store power that can later be used to recharge electronic devices while on the go. It’s large battery is capable of powering smartphones,...