Gear Reviews

Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt Review

Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt Review: A durable backpacking quilt with a hood and insulated arm pockets sounds too good to be true, but it’s not.

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Columbia Sandy River Shorts Review

Columbia Sandy River Shorts Review: Simple, comfortable and functional, these are multi-use shorts for days spent outside, inside and everywhere in-between.

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REI Flash 22 Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Backpacks
Recommended For: Day Hiker

REI Flash 22 Review: versatile features in a medium-sized day pack that excels in a multitude of scenarios. A trustworthy, lightweight adventure companion.

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Granite Gear Crown 2 60 Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Backpacks
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker

The Granite Gear Crown 2 60 is versatile, adaptable, burly, and affordable for a backpacking pack. An excellent lightweight choice.

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Therm-a-Rest Z Seat Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Chairs

The Therm-a-Rest Z Seat is a great buy for $15 dollars. It will cushion your bottom from the mountains to the sea, and live through many days of sitting.

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Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle Review

Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle Review: In an ideal world every campground table would come equipped with this bottle. The two belong together like hot coals and a fire pit.

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Tarptent Double Rainbow Review

There’s no place like home on the trail, especially when home is the Tarptent Double Rainbow. This two-person ultralight tent sets up in a flash and adapts to almost any situation. Clip it. Strap it. Stake it. Bop it!

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Glaceau Smartwater Bottle Review

The Glacaeu Smartwater Bottle holds its own against any outdoor water bottle on the market, and it costs a dollar. If you need a water bottle, just buy it.

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Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Parka Review 2019

The Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Parka is a great budget pick for daily wear around town and weekends in the mountains with a style that transitions as you do.

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Kelty Salida 2 Review 2019

The Kelty Salida 2 is an great option for a tent that is packable, shareable, and durable. It works like a tent should, and won’t destroy your wallet.

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