Gear Reviews

CamelBak Rim Runner 22 Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Backpacks
Recommended For: Day Hiker

CamelBak Rim Runner 22 review: Durable design, ample storage options, and impressive structural support are the true pillars of this iconic hydration pack.

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Patagonia Baggies Review

The Patagonia Baggies thrive in the “chill” department. They are no-fuss, good-looking, surprisingly quick-drying shorts that you can wear for days on end.

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Outdoor Research Helium II Review

The Outdoor Research Helium II rain jacket is an ultralight storm shell distilled to elemental purity: functional, simple, and it won’t break the bank.

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Klymit Pillow X Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Pillows
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker

The Klymit X Pillow is an ultralight, highly packable backpacking pillow with one key design feature: an X where your head goes. Rest easy!

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Outdoor Research Helium Pants Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Rain Pants
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker

Outdoor Research Helium Pants review: They’re lightweight, pack up tiny, and have a pocket! If you need a go-to pair of ultralight rain pants, this is it.

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Marmot PreCip Pants Eco Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Rain Pants

The Marmot PreCip Pants Eco Full Zip review: adaptive rain pants you can adjust at the hip, at the zip, and at any time on your outdoor trip.

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The North Face Nuptse Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Down Jackets
Recommended For: Urban Hiker

The North Face Nuptse review: a downy ball of retro nostalgia. The comfort is outrageous, as is the sheer puff of each oversized baffle. A cozy down jacket.

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Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Rain Ponchos
Recommended For: Ultralight Backpacker

Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cape review: versatile rain poncho and tarp tent! Ultralight backpackers will love its lightweight functionality.

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Marmot Minimalist Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Rain Jackets
Recommended For: Wilderness Backpacker

Marmot Minimalist review: the perfect rain jacket for outdoor folks who want a one and done shell and are themselves minimalists.

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NEMO Forte Review

Outdoor Gear Type: Sleeping Bags
Recommended For: Car Camper

NEMO Forte 35 review: this sleeping bag is a side-sleeper’s dream. Synthetic, feature-filled, and reasonably priced. Join the Spoon Bag movement.

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