Reviews

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...

Jun 13, 2018 : Danielle
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
Gear Review: Sierra Designs Sweet Suite 2

Gear Review: Sierra Designs Sweet Suite 2

Sierra Designs' new Sweet Suite 2 is a tent with an exceptional balance of durability, price, and livable space. Unique features such as the versatile fly system and near-vertical walls...

May 17, 2018 : Tess Mullaney
Gear Review: Sierra Design Neah Bay Rain Jacket

Gear Review: Sierra Design Neah Bay Rain Jacket

Neah Bay Rain Jacket. Normally, I don't wear rain jackets while hiking because it quickly turns into a sweat jacket. However, after moving to Colorado, I've found myself wearing rain...

May 2, 2018 : Danielle
Review: Feathered Friends Petrel UL 10 Women’s Sleeping Bag

Review: Feathered Friends Petrel UL 10 Women’s Sleeping Bag

The Petrel UL 10 is Feathered Friends' warmest three-season women-specific sleeping bag. The bag is built with extra fill in the chest and footbox based on regions with need for...

Apr 30, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
Gear Review: Gossamer Gear Silverback 50

Gear Review: Gossamer Gear Silverback 50

Gossamer Gear has been a prominent brand in ultralight backpacking for almost 20 years. They have a reputation for simple, lightweight, high-functioning gear. I used the Silverback 50 on my...

Apr 19, 2018 : Pie
Gear Review: Osprey Levity 60L

Gear Review: Osprey Levity 60L

Basic Specs Lumina 45L MSRP: $250 Weight: 1 pound, 12.2 oz Load Range: 5-25 Pounds Overview Osprey’s latest offering is a lighter re-imagining of their popular Exos pack series.

Apr 18, 2018 : Domonick Zanarini
Gear Review: Gregory Octal 45

Gear Review: Gregory Octal 45

men's Optic, and both are available with a Each year, more brands are catching on as long-distance hikers opt for slimmed-down packs. Gregory has been known for Osprey's Exos, finding...

Apr 16, 2018 : Maggie Slepian