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10 Amazing Outdoor Companies in Virginia

Alongside a rich collection of natural resources, Virginia is home to a wide variety of outdoor companies. From lightweight backpacks to handmade knives, the different gear produced, and different outdoor brands in Virginia are...

[Review] Patagonia Middle Fork Packable Waders

Functionality: 4 Words like “packable” and “lightweight” sometimes carry the connotation of being less functional. Patagonia turned that notion on its head. These waders carry an easily-adjustable, drop-down, suspender system that allows for quick...

Review: Vargo BOT

Functionality: 4 The 900 BOT is also called the Bottle Pot highlighting its multifunctional capabilities. Its 900 ml is capable of holding a lot of water and then doubling as pot for your dinner....

Review of Men’s Boulder Boot

I took the Boulder Boots along for a springtime trip to the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, and spent a few days tromping along the damp trails through mountain streams and up to the base...

SHOT Show 2018: Some of My Favorite Gear

SHOT Show is the world’s largest gun trade show. While the 630,00 square foot convention center is filled to the brim with tactical and military gear there is also a plethora of hunting, fishing...

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...