Category: Reviews

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: LedLensor 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...

REVIEW: Carve Designs Carson Jeans

We knew that Carve Designs excelled at their surf and swimwear, but their Fall Catalog has proven that Carve designs’ clothing belongs in our everyday closet and not just in the Summer. I reviewed...

REVIEW: Carve Designs Capistrano Crushable Hat

Design/Aesthetics ★★★★★ Carve Designs seems to specialize in creating products that are edgy and confidence-inspiring, while somehow making they equally feminine and lovely. The shape and the style of the Capistrano is sleek and...

REVIEW: Coalatree Haswell Survival Knife

Design/Aesthetics (5) ★★★★★ There is something about this knife that brings out the cowboy in us all. Made with 1095 High-forged Carbon Steel, brass rivets, a walnut handle, and a branded leather sheath, the...

43 Trending Outdoor Brands in The Northeast

The Northeast is home to beautiful architecture, American tradition, and chic innovation. More importantly, their access to the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic makes it perfect breeding grounds for outdoor activities of all types....

24 Great Outdoor Brands in The Southeast

The Southeast is famous for being home to some of the rowdiest, hootin’ and hollarin’, surf cowboys in the outdoor world. Sandwiched between the Appalachian Mountains, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean,...

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...