Reviews

Greenbelly Meals Ultimate Nutrition Bars Review

Greenbelly Meals Ultimate Nutrition Bars Review

My old backcountry morning routine: roll out of my tent, choke down a chalky protein bar, throw my pack together and shuffle onto the trail. Or, waste precious cool morning...

Oct 21, 2020 : Katie Kommer
Arc’teryx Skyline Short-Sleeve Shirt Review

Arc’teryx Skyline Short-Sleeve Shirt Review

The Arc’teryx Skyline Short-Sleeve is a top-of-the-line button down performance shirt for hikers. The standout features are its wrinkle-resistant fabric and iconic snap buttons. At a hefty price

Oct 20, 2020 : Carl Stanfield
Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 Trail Running Shoe Review

Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 Trail Running Shoe Review

A couple of months ago, I got pretty darn excited about the Inov-8 Terra Ultra G 260 trail runners. They easily became my go-to trail runner due to their versatility,...

Oct 19, 2020 : Joal and Jenny
[Book Review] The Trail is the Teacher: Living and Learning on the Appalachian Trail

[Book Review] The Trail is the Teacher: Living and Learning on the Appalachian Trail

Clay Bonnyman Evans's new book about his Appalachian Trail hike—The Trail Is the Teacher: Living and Learning on the Appalachian Trail—is a delightful read, filled with trail icons, trail characters,

Sep 23, 2020 : Hugh Owen
HOKA ONE ONE Stinson Mid GTX Hiking Shoe Review

HOKA ONE ONE Stinson Mid GTX Hiking Shoe Review

The HOKA ONE ONE Stinson Mid GTX Hiking Shoe is among the most cushioned you’ll find. It protects the bottoms of your feet when you’re on rocky terrain. It provides...

Sep 21, 2020 : Tucker Ballister
Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 Pack Review

Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 Pack Review

The Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 pack is a customizable, mid-size, ultralight backpack that acts as the perfect companion for backcountry trips both long and short. If you’re looking...

Sep 18, 2020 : Elise Ott
Sierra Designs High Side 2 Tent Review

Sierra Designs High Side 2 Tent Review

The Sierra Designs High Side 2 Tent is a lightweight two-person tent. It’s best-suited for three-season use and has dual doors and vestibules for easy accessibility. This tent is light...

Sep 18, 2020 : Tucker Ballister
BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review

BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review

BioLite has in recent years produced some excellent lightweight, USB-rechargeable headlamps. The 1.7-ounce BioLite HeadLamp 200 is my absolute go-to. The company’s latest model, the BioLite HeadLamp

Sep 17, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Tracksmith Men’s Harrier Tee Review

Tracksmith Men’s Harrier Tee Review

The Tracksmith Men's Harrier Tee is a great solution for trail running, hiking, backpacking, or indoor training sessions to prepare your body for the PCT (or any other long-distance trail...

Sep 16, 2020 : Tucker Ballister
Tracksmith Women’s Harrier Tank and Long Sleeve Review

Tracksmith Women’s Harrier Tank and Long Sleeve Review

Let's talk about wool. I think it's safe to assume that we all know wool comes from sheep, but have you thought about what that means? Sheep's fleece keeps them...

Sep 14, 2020 : Anne K. Baker