Category: Reviews

Review: Meier “The Doc” All Mountain Downhill Skis

[wp-review id=”6849″] This Glenwood Springs based Colorado Ski Company has named their “The Doc” ski after Glenwood cemetery’s most famous resident. Just like their namesake, Doc Holiday, you can bet on these skis and...

Review: Jack Wolfskin Backpack

Review: Jack Wolfskin Backpack

I’m not a huge fan of laptop style backpacks because, well, I’m not in school anymore and my wife thinks I look like a boyscout when I where them. But this little backpack is...

Review: Thermarest Honcho Poncho with Cocona 37.5

[wp-review id=”8272″] I wore the Thermarest Honcho Poncho while fishing for small mouth bass on Island Lake in Minnesota. The Honcho Poncho is this kind of weird looking water resistant blanket-poncho thing made with...

Gear Review: Five Ten Eddy Watershoe

[wp-review id=”8267″] It’s almost July and the dirty south is heating up. Being from Arkansas means that summertime is water time. I had a chance to review a pair of the Five Ten Eddys...

Flying Tents: The Next Big Thing in Camping

A treehouse you can fold up in a backpack and take anywhere. Not gonna lie, I turned into a 22-year-old kid after checking out the offerings from Tentsile. I met the Tentsile guys at...

Review: Stetson Safari Hat

[wp-review id=”7394″] I’m a fly fishing guide in Northwest Arkansas. I spend probably 100 days a year on the water. In the summer, I get major farmers tan around my neck and a sunglass...

REVIEW: Catalyst Waterproof Phone Case

[wp-review id=”8074″] Waterproof cases are all the rage, because I mean they’re waterproof right?  It all started with Otterbox and then slowly transitioned to Lifeproof in my everyday life. We drop things. It’s a...

REVIEW: Farm to Feet Hiking Socks

[wp-review id=”8090″] Farm to Feet is an All-American company with the single goal of creating the world’s best wool socks by exclusively using American materials, manufacturers and workers. Farm to Feet goes a step...

REVIEW: Allen Sports Atocha Folding Bike

[wp-review id=”8097″] Functionality  ★★★★ There are three key questions when judging the functionality of a folding bike: how much does it weight, how small does it pack down to, and is it easily ridable? Weighing in at just 29...

REVIEW: Orsden Slope Jacket

[wp-review id=””] Orsden is new on the scene and we had a chance to test out their debut Slope Jacket. The name “Orsden” comes from a French mythological snow bear. “Our mythical snow bear...

Is a Crossover Kayak For You?

Every sport goes through trends and innovations. Sometimes it’s revolutionary: mountain bikes first appeared on the scene in Marin County and created a completely new sport. Big wall gear opened up a whole new climbing...

REVIEW: Merrell Men’s Solo

[wp-review id=”7992″] The Merrell Solo shoes are outstanding! They held up and performed great on a 10 mile hike in the rugged West Maui Mountains. Five stars for fit, durability, traction, stability, and overall. Crazy...

Review: MSR FreeLite 2 Tent

[wp-review id=”7970″] Functionality  ★★★★ My first impression of the MSR FreeLite tent was how small and packable it was. Weighing in at just 2 lbs 2 oz (although I think that’s an optimistic measurement), it...