Gear Reviews

Snow Peak GigaPower Review 2

Outdoor Gear Type: Stoves
Recommended For: Wilderness Backpacker

Snow Peak GigaPower Review: a backpacking stove that allows you to make delicious curry. Need we say more? Stable, powerful, and will last a lifetime.

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Katadyn Hiker Pro Review

Katadyn Hiker Pro Review: Stay Giardia-free with this pump-style water filter that makes water taste good and connects to basically everything.

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Alps Mountaineering Lynx 4 Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Tents
Recommended For: Car Camper

The Alps Mountaineering Lynx 4 is a standout camping tent. If you’re looking for ease of set up, comfort, and durability, then this may be the tent for you.

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MiiR 27oz Bottle Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Water Bottles
Recommended For: Urban Hiker

The MiiR 27oz Bottle is a stainless steel water bottle with a fancy lid. And it’s an investment that won’t drown you in buyer’s remorse.

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Enlightened Equipment Revelation 20 Review 2019

When it comes to weight, packability, and versatility, the Enlightened Equipment Revelation 20 quilt is hard to beat. Move like a ninja through the wilderness.

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REI Magma 850 Review 2019

Outdoor Gear Type: Down Jackets
Recommended For: Day Hiker, Urban Hiker

Warmth, solid zippers, and a crazy lightweight package make the REI Magma 850 perfect for any cold city-dweller that wants to hike on the regular.

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REI Half Dome 2 Plus Review 2019

The REI Half Dome 2 Plus is a backpacking tent fit for a King and Queen. Sleep like the royal family in a well-designed space filled with abundant comforts.

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MSR Pocket Rocket 2 Review 2019

The MSR Pocket Rocket 1 has been the stove standard bearer for years, and the Pocket Rocket 2 is even better. Easy, fast, reliable, and ultralight.

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Petzl e+LITE Review 2019

Prepping for Armageddon? Shaving down the grams? Just want reliable light in the backcountry? The Petzl e+LITE headlamp’s rich feature set does it all.

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REI Trail Pod Review 2018

Outdoor Gear Type: Sleeping Bags
Recommended For: Car Camper

The REI Trail Pod 29 is an adaptable bag with a soft, squishy heart. Take it adventuring, keep it handy for overnight guests, let it work for its money!

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