Reviews

Gear Review: Osprey Ariel 65L

Gear Review: Osprey Ariel 65L

Osprey Ariel 65L pack is for the adventure ladies taking on alpine terrain and carrying heavy loads. In addition, the pack is adaptable- with a removable top lid and sleeping pad...

Apr 25, 2017 : Danielle
Thru-Hiker Approved Base Layers

Thru-Hiker Approved Base Layers

Base layers are arguably a long-distance hiker's most versatile piece of clothing. We sleep in them, we hike in them, and since we're always wearing them, they get washed less than they...

Apr 18, 2017 : The Editors
Gear Review: tasc Performance Men’s Elevation Hoodie

Gear Review: tasc Performance Men’s Elevation Hoodie

Disclosure: the following product was donated for the purpose of review. My last couple weeks have been a mixture of skiing, hiking, and... working late into the night, outside, in below...

Apr 3, 2017 : James Cape
Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3

Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3

Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3 is an ultralight 3-person nylon and polyester mesh tent body with an ultralight silicone treated nylon rip-stop with a 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating fly and...

Mar 31, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Arc’teryx Atom AR Hoody

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Atom AR Hoody

Image from Arc'teryx Arc'teryx Atom AR Hoody, know for its hybrid ability and features that include secure wrist cuffs and a hood that tightens securely. The mid layer jacket is...

Mar 31, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Lithosphere

Gear Review: Mountain Hardwear Lithosphere

Rain-wear can save your life. It's an important part of your set up. But it can get a little overwhelming figuring out what works for you. Do you shell out...

Mar 31, 2017 : Mary Beth Skylis
Gear Review: Dr. Cool

Gear Review: Dr. Cool

During the end of my 2015 hike I started to have knee pain and really start to feel run down. After pushing to the finish and making it home, I...

Mar 24, 2017 : Sara Douma
Gear Review: Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody

Gear Review: Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody

Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody Images from Patagonia   MSRP: $299 Description: The Nano Air Jacket which is cheaper without the hood or buy used. Before this jacket, I struggled find a

Mar 20, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: ZPacks Arc Blast UL Backpack

Gear Review: ZPacks Arc Blast UL Backpack

When someone says the name Arc Blast for no less than 2,000 miles of my AT thru hike in 2016.  I'm rounding down, we didn't slackpack that much in PA....

Mar 8, 2017 : Dylan Niknot
Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3

Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3

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Mar 3, 2017 : Travis