Gear

Montbell Superior Down Parka Review

Montbell Superior Down Parka Review

The Montbell Superior Down Parka is a seriously competitive player in the hypothetical competition of backpacking puffy rankings. With features like 800 fill power, a hood, pocketed hem adjuster, and

Aug 3, 2022 : Elise Ott
Altra Olympus 4 Trail Runner Review

Altra Olympus 4 Trail Runner Review

Meet Altra's cushiest trail shoe. Is the extra bounce and Vibram rubber worth the premium price? After 700 miles on the AT, I'm a believer.

Aug 1, 2022 : Owen Eigenbrot
Salomon Ultra Glide Trail Running Shoes Review

Salomon Ultra Glide Trail Running Shoes Review

The results are in. Let it be known that—based on some articles on the internet, a majority of the reviews on their website, and all those hikes I did in...

Jul 27, 2022 : J. Taylor Bell
Patagonia Refugio 30L Daypack Review

Patagonia Refugio 30L Daypack Review

Hello? Waiter? Yes, I'll have the word salad please. Which one you ask? Why, the "7.3-oz 400-denier 100% postconsumer recycled polyester with a PU coating and a PFC-free DWR finish...

Jul 21, 2022 : J. Taylor Bell
Company Profile: Paka

Company Profile: Paka

In the last few years, alpaca wool has come into the scene to challenge merino's claim as the best natural fiber for activewear. Companies like Appalachian Gear Company and Arms...

Jul 20, 2022 : Penina Satlow
The Best Hiking Gear Deals from Amazon Prime Day 2022

The Best Hiking Gear Deals from Amazon Prime Day 2022

We have yet to meet the person who doesn't like saving money and there's no better time to accomplish this than during Prime Day, Amazon's massive two-day sale event ....

Jul 13, 2022 : The Editors
Zpacks Goose Socks Review

Zpacks Goose Socks Review

As someone who turns into the grinch if I’m forced to hike past 6 p.m., a comfortable camp experience is high on my priority list. And with a base weight...

Jul 11, 2022 : Katie Houston
Badger’s Tahoe Rim Trail Gear List

Badger’s Tahoe Rim Trail Gear List

Talking in circles: bad; walking in circles: good. At least this is true when the inside of your circle contains one of the most beautiful lakes in the entire U.S....

Jun 30, 2022 : Zach
Equipment and the Smokies.

Equipment and the Smokies.

My Equipment I'd like to start off talking about my tent. Boundless Camping Denali 2 person Tent, List $193 sale price $125. 65 oz. This is a small tent if...

Jun 30, 2022 : Brit
Sierra Designs Gigawatt 60L Backpack Review

Sierra Designs Gigawatt 60L Backpack Review

Looking for a backpack for your first trip? Ready to own your own pack, but not ready to shell out for a very nice one that you're not sure if...

Jun 29, 2022 : Penina Satlow