Gear

Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Space Cowboy Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Space Cowboy Sleeping Bag

Ready for a cozy night on the Colorado Trail! I was really excited when I first read the specs on this bag. I've been in the market for a lightweight...

Jul 16, 2018 : Stacia Bennett
Gear Review: Gregory Optic 58L

Gear Review: Gregory Optic 58L

(also available in 48L) Women-Specific Version: unable to do with the Levity). The side pockets are large enough to hold two one-liter water bottles for situations that may require longer...

Jul 9, 2018 : Domonick Zanarini
Apparel Review: Adira Activewear Leggings and Skort

Apparel Review: Adira Activewear Leggings and Skort

Over the course of a couple of decades as a runner, hiker, and general lover of the outdoors, I’ve tried the gamut of women’s athletic wear, or athleisure as it’s...

Jun 28, 2018 : Katie Gerber
Best Backpacking Packs of 2018

Best Backpacking Packs of 2018

The pack you choose says a lot about your hiking style. Are you an ultralight fastpacker? Do you carry everything but the kitchen sink? Most likely you fall somewhere in...

Jun 25, 2018 : The Editors
Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2

Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2

Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 2 was for a two-person tent. On the Appalachian Trail, I used the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3 tent and gave it a five-star...

Jun 13, 2018 : Danielle
Gear Review: Big Agnes Insulated AXL Air Sleeping Pad

Gear Review: Big Agnes Insulated AXL Air Sleeping Pad

Big Agnes takes a serious run at the lightweight sleeping pad market with the new insulated and warm weather AXL Air pads. The insulated AXL comes in mummy and rectangular...

Jun 11, 2018 : Hugh Owen
Gear Review: AKU Tengu Low GTX

Gear Review: AKU Tengu Low GTX

North American website and at online or through distributors mainly on the

Jun 7, 2018 : Hugh Owen
Gear Review: Sierra Designs Neah Bay Jacket & Elwah Pant

Gear Review: Sierra Designs Neah Bay Jacket & Elwah Pant

Sierra Designs Women’s Elwah Pant At-a-Glance MSRP: $79.00 Weight: 12.8 ounces Materials: Hurricane Extend 2L breathable; mechanical stretch polyester rip; 80D polyester Overview The Women’s

May 28, 2018 : Socked In
Gear Review: REI Co-op Drypoint GTX Jacket

Gear Review: REI Co-op Drypoint GTX Jacket

REI has recently released rain gear with Gore-Tex membranes, utilizing one of the highest performing waterproof/breathable technologies available. The jacket is priced well, performs

May 18, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Anniversary Sale

The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Anniversary Sale

The following is a Sponsored Post brought to you by REI. REI's annual anniversary sale starts today, and backpackers can save mucho dollars. Plus, members can also take 20% off...

May 18, 2018 : The Editors