Reviews

Review: Hammock Gear Standard Dyneema Fiber Tarp With Doors

Review: Hammock Gear Standard Dyneema Fiber Tarp With Doors

Basic Specs: article. 2. Material Water Retention Unlike other tarp materials (silnylon), cuben fiber doesn't retain water and dries out fairly quickly.  This is helpful so a thru hiker

Nov 20, 2017 : Chris Guynn
Gear Review: The North Face Ultra Fastpack Mid GTX Boots

Gear Review: The North Face Ultra Fastpack Mid GTX Boots

Image via: thenorthface.com In recent years, trail runners have become all the rage among ultralight backpackers. They're comfortable, require little to no "break-in" time, and are exceptionally

Nov 9, 2017 : Colleen Goldhorn
Review and Video: DutchWare Half-Zipped Netted Hammock

Review and Video: DutchWare Half-Zipped Netted Hammock

 Basic Specs:  Hennessy Hammocks or beetle buckle suspension (shown in pics above) with the hammock which makes the setup of the hammock incredibly easy with no need to fuss with whoopie...

Nov 9, 2017 : Chris Guynn
Gear Review: Clip Flashlight 2

Gear Review: Clip Flashlight 2

Overview Sierra Designs calls this tent "simple, lightweight, (and) dependable", and we could not agree more. The Clip Flashlight 2 has been redesigned to have more space, more height, and...

Oct 30, 2017 : Emily
Gear Review: Salomon Women’s Odyssey Pro

Gear Review: Salomon Women’s Odyssey Pro

Salomon Fellraiser Trail Running Shoe that I wore during my entire thru hike in 2016, and I recommend them to everyone I can. Needless to say, I was very excited...

Oct 30, 2017 : The Stones
Gear Review: Sea to Summit Micro McIII Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: Sea to Summit Micro McIII Sleeping Bag

www.seatosummitusa.com  Image from Sea to Summit   Circumstances of Review I tried the Micro McIII on multiple car camping and backpacking trips in the areas surrounding Vail and

Sep 29, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Katabatic Gear Onni 65L

Gear Review: Katabatic Gear Onni 65L

Basic Specs: Onni 65L by Katabatic Gear​​ is a backpacker's dream come true. The best part? This pack is incredibly lightweight coming in close to a pound and half. ​...

Sep 27, 2017 : Colleen Goldhorn
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 : Rewind
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 27, 2017 : Maggie Slepian
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