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Gear Review: Inov-8 Trailfly Ultra G 300 Max

Gear Review: Inov-8 Trailfly Ultra G 300 Max

Over the past few years, Inov-8 has earned itself a reputation for creating some of the most rugged trail runners and hiking boots on the market. The company achieved this...

Jun 8, 2021 : Joal and Jenny
Appalachian Trail Gear Review for 2021 Thru-hike

Appalachian Trail Gear Review for 2021 Thru-hike

Most of my gear to be consolidated into the red pack. Gear Review for 2021 With all the gear I have accumulated over the last nine months, it made sense...

Jan 24, 2021 : Darlene M
Gear Review: The Atom+ from Atom Packs

Gear Review: The Atom+ from Atom Packs

As I planned my PCT thru-hike, I held off on upgrading to an ultralight pack, opting instead to do this in the USA. I waited so long because my research...

Nov 27, 2020 : Joal and Jenny
Gear Review: inov-8 ROCLITE G275 Graphene-Enhanced Trail Runners

Gear Review: inov-8 ROCLITE G275 Graphene-Enhanced Trail Runners

Who doesn’t want a trail runner that's 50% stronger, 50% more elastic, and 50% harder-wearing than any other shoe on the market? Outdoor fitness brand inov-8 claims that their G-SERIES...

Aug 25, 2020 : Joal and Jenny
Gear Review: Xero Shoes Mesa Trail

Gear Review: Xero Shoes Mesa Trail

I first learned about Xero shoes from an ad in a popular hiking magazine. It was a sandal, rolled up into a small circle, loosely held between a thumb and...

Jul 29, 2020 : Lisa Pulsifer
Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite® Plus Jacket

Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite® Plus Jacket

Mountain Hardwear is upping the ante when it comes to outer shells. Paclite Plus is a new Gore-Tex technology geared toward shedding precious ounces while staying dry. The material is...

Jul 24, 2020 : Katie Kommer
Gear Review: Camelbak 32L Palisade

Gear Review: Camelbak 32L Palisade

The Palisade is one of CamelBak’s first forays into producing larger-volume hiking packs. It has the largest capacity of a CamelBak's hiking bag range, coming in at 32L. The pack...

Jul 23, 2020 : Joal and Jenny
Gear Review: Cotopaxi Mariposa Leggings and Vamos Shorts

Gear Review: Cotopaxi Mariposa Leggings and Vamos Shorts

Summer can be a confusing time as far as weather in the mountains. One day you’re sweating on a front range hike, and the next you’re hiking at 13,000 feet...

Jul 23, 2020 : Colleen Goldhorn
Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Vela 20 Two-Person Quilt

Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Vela 20 Two-Person Quilt

The Vela is Therm-a-Rest’s first and only line of couples' backpacking quilts. As the outdoor equipment industry trends increasingly ultralight, the Vela 20 is Therm-a-Rest’s answer to a growing

Jul 16, 2020 : Kelly Floro
Gear Review: Suunto 7 GPS Smartwatch

Gear Review: Suunto 7 GPS Smartwatch

As an analytical person, I've wanted a GPS watch for a while. I already track my hikes using my phone, but it really drains the battery, and I've always wanted...

Jul 14, 2020 : Megan McGowan