Gear

A Review of My Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Tent

A Review of My Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Tent

In my attempt to lighten my pack and gain some much needed head room, I decided to sell my This was my first experience with a tarp tent, and after...

Sep 21, 2017 : Annette
How to Rig A Hammock Gear Tarp

How to Rig A Hammock Gear Tarp

What to do when you open up a brand new other sites, ending up with a lightweight US-made tarp: the video. The first thing you'll need for rigging is some type of...

Sep 13, 2017 : Chris G.
Gear Review: Spy Optic Allure Sunglasses

Gear Review: Spy Optic Allure Sunglasses

I have a bad track record with sunglasses. If I don't lose them in record-setting time, I break them in a variety of creative ways. Losing sunglasses is my own fault,...

Aug 24, 2017 : Maggie Slepian
Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 Platinum

Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 Platinum

The Copper Spur UL2 Platinum is one of the lightest freestanding two-person tents on the market. With two doors, smart use of pole setup, and the lightest materials available, this is...

Aug 21, 2017 : Maggie Slepian
Initial Impressions of the Lightheart Duo Tent

Initial Impressions of the Lightheart Duo Tent

I just bought a Lightheart Gear Duo tent, got it in the mail yesterday and set it up in my backyard for the first time this morning.  Here’s a link...

Aug 17, 2017 : Brian Lewis
And Then There Were Two Part II: Pack Selection

And Then There Were Two Part II: Pack Selection

The constantly evolving struggles of gear selection… Oh boy, here we go… gear talk! In this segment of the write-up, I’ll discuss the gear we’re taking along with us, why...

Aug 7, 2017 : Hashtag
Gear Review: Salomon X Ultra Mid II GTX Women’s Hiking Boots

Gear Review: Salomon X Ultra Mid II GTX Women’s Hiking Boots

Salomon X Ultra Mid II GTX Women's Hiking Boots. These boots feature a Gore-Tex upper, breathable mesh panels and polyester lining to keep feet dry, no matter the weather. MSRP:...

Aug 7, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Vargo 700ml & 900ml Titanium BOTs

Gear Review: Vargo 700ml & 900ml Titanium BOTs

Jul 25, 2017 : Mary Beth Skylis
Time-Tested Gear We Refuse to Get Rid Of

Time-Tested Gear We Refuse to Get Rid Of

While the outdoor industry is constantly coming up with mind-boggling advancements in gear durability, efficiency, and ounce-saving, the old adage "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" can certainly

Jul 17, 2017 : The Editors
Think You Know What Gear you Need for a Thru-Hike? I did too… Until I didn’t

Think You Know What Gear you Need for a Thru-Hike? I did too… Until I didn’t

Despite the fact that I have two family members and multiple friends that have completed thru-hikes of the AT I still was just as completely lost as anybody else when...

Jul 17, 2017 : Kirsten Fraude