Category: Trail

Review: Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp

[wp-review id=”7181″] Functionality ★★★★★ With headlamps, there are only three features that matter: what kind of light they can emit, how brightly they emit it, and how long they can last (battery). The ReVolt is...

Review: GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Camper

[wp-review id=”7154″] Functionality When it comes to the functionality of a cook system, there are many different things that you have to look for but ultimately, what it all boils down to (pun intended)...

Review: Balega Quarter Socks

[wp-review id=”7155″] Functionality Reinforced cushioned heels and toes make for a very comfortable (and durable) socks. Both models feature a seamless but structured ultralight arch support panel. Like the proprietary “Sensitive Rib” ankle bands...

Review: Sierra Designs Elite Cagoule and Elite Chaps

[wp-review id=”7165″] Functionality Protection, breathability and packability are the very definition of functionality when it comes to this raingear combo. Bypassing the usual high-tech waterproof/breathable membrane with vents design, Sierra Design focused on simplicity...

Review: Buck Products KnappSack

[wp-review id=”6751″] Functionality The KnappSack by Buck Products is overall a very stylish and practical bag. Roll it all the way down and hook it closed and you’re set to carry just the essentials. Stuff it full...

Review: My Pakage Action Series Underwear

This review is a little more graphic than others so if you’re not ready for that, don’t read. Otherwise, proceed with caution. The one place where I did practice restraint is in photos. If...

Review: Tokul XC 8 Hydration Backpack

Functionality The Tokul XC 8 by Platypus is exactly what you need when going on those long treks around the country, from sunny days to snowy days. For a hydration pack that holds 3...

Review: PACK Gear Backpack Organizer

I happen to travel a lot. In fact I will be out of the state traveling for the next 3 weeks. I just got back from a trip to Colorado and brought this little...

Review: Radical Wearable Sleeping Bag

Field Testing Parameters The bag was tested in 18°F, 22°F, 35°F and 65°F ambient outside temperatures. For this report, the results are limited to a five-night backpacking trip involving 25°F temps with 5-10 mph...

Review: Korkers Devil’s Canyon Boot

I first saw these boots while cruising the show floor at IFTD 2014. They were the first BOA integrated wading boot I’d seen so they caught my eye. Korkers sent a pair for testing, which I’ve been...

Review: The Jetboil MiniMo

So, you’re an outdoor enthusiast and you’re used to cooking on a large camp stove. Perhaps a Coleman. Great products. Good choice. But, lately, you’ve been thinking about doing some backpacking or just going...