Reviews

Gear Review: Shamma Mountain Goat Sandals

Gear Review: Shamma Mountain Goat Sandals

Shamma Mountain Goats to the test to figure out just how competitive they are. the Warrior, weighs a measly 3 ounces and boasts a similar setup. They fit true to...

Jul 15, 2017 : Mary Beth Skylis
Gear Review: Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3 Trail Shoe

Gear Review: Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3 Trail Shoe

Disclosure: the following product was donated for the purpose of

Jul 11, 2017 : James Cape
Gear Review: Montbell Colorado Parka

Gear Review: Montbell Colorado Parka

Circumstances of review Throughout the winter and early Spring I wore the Description This reversible down parka boasts a generous urban cut and value oriented performance details making it ideal

Jul 11, 2017 : Dylan Niknot
2017 Best Sleeping Bags for Thru Hiking

2017 Best Sleeping Bags for Thru Hiking

Aside from something to look forward to crawling into each night, a thru-hiker's sleeping bag can literally be a lifesaver. When choosing your sleeping bag, the first thing to typically look at

Jul 8, 2017 : The Editors
Gear Review: My Trail Co UL Tent 2

Gear Review: My Trail Co UL Tent 2

Despite our bewildered expressions, tent assembly is fast and intuitive, with a lower horizontal spreader and a hooped front end (shown). Overview My Trail Co (formerly GoLite) makes streamlined,

Jun 27, 2017 : Maggie Slepian
Gear Review: Vargo Dig Dig Tool

Gear Review: Vargo Dig Dig Tool

The trowel is a mighty topic of debate in the Backpacking world. While it’s entirely possible to use innovation as a strategy to ditch some gear, it’s equally as important...

Jun 20, 2017 : Mary Beth Skylis
Best Thru Hiking Backpacks of 2017

Best Thru Hiking Backpacks of 2017

As backpacking gear gets lighter and hikers more savvy with their base weight, the pack trend has followed suit... or perhaps led the charge.We sifted through the current offerings—from the biggest

Jun 12, 2017 : The Editors
Gear Review: Massdrop x Fizan Compact Trekking Poles

Gear Review: Massdrop x Fizan Compact Trekking Poles

The following is a sponsored post brought to you by Massdrop, a creator of high-quality custom gear, apparel, and products inspired and designed by our online communities. on

Jun 5, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Salomon Speedcross 4 Trail-Running Shoes

Gear Review: Salomon Speedcross 4 Trail-Running Shoes

Salomon Speedcross 4 Trail-Running Shoe is for rugged terrain with Contragrip WT (wet traction) for muddy, slushy or snowy terrain. Also, the water resistant and nylon uppers keep feet dry...

Jun 4, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail-Running Shoe

Gear Review: Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail-Running Shoe

Salomon X-Ultra Mid II GTX Hiking Boot and the Gore-Tex fabric made me feet sweat, aka blisters. The breathability made the shoe feel like a sneaker than than gore-tex trail runners...

May 25, 2017 : Danielle