Review

Gregory Citro 24 Day Pack Review

Gregory Citro 24 Day Pack Review

The Gregory Citro 24 is a compact daypack designed for comfort and durability on short outings. It carries well on day hikes and has plenty of pockets to stash gear....

Sep 22, 2020 : Hugh Owen
Xero Shoes Naboso Trail Sport Sandal Review

Xero Shoes Naboso Trail Sport Sandal Review

Hiking in sandals isn’t for everybody, and hiking in minimalist sandals is surely for fewer still. But if you’ve learned to appreciate hiking in thin-soled sandals in the right situation,...

Sep 8, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
[Book Review] Barney Scout Mann’s PCT Memoir Among the Best of the Genre

[Book Review] Barney Scout Mann’s PCT Memoir Among the Best of the Genre

Barney Scout Mann is so ingrained in trail culture that there aren’t quotation marks around his trail name on the cover of his remarkable new memoir, Journeys North: The Pacific...

Aug 27, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Gear Review: Enlightened Equipment Rev-HOLE-ation Quilt

Gear Review: Enlightened Equipment Rev-HOLE-ation Quilt

If only I could travel back in time and smack myself upside the head for ever thinking I "sleep too cold" for a quilt. Because now that I've gotten a...

Aug 27, 2020 : Katie Kommer
Gear Review: inov-8 ROCLITE G275 Graphene-Enhanced Trail Runners

Gear Review: inov-8 ROCLITE G275 Graphene-Enhanced Trail Runners

Who doesn’t want a trail runner that's 50% stronger, 50% more elastic, and 50% harder-wearing than any other shoe on the market? Outdoor fitness brand inov-8 claims that their G-SERIES...

Aug 25, 2020 : Joal and Jenny
Sitka Vapor SD Rain Jacket Review

Sitka Vapor SD Rain Jacket Review

The Sitka Vapor SD Rain Jacket is one of the lightest and best performing hard-shells on the market. Here's why it's worth bringing along wherever you go.

Aug 24, 2020 : Owen Eigenbrot
[Book Review] Experience and Spirituality Shine in New AT Memoir

[Book Review] Experience and Spirituality Shine in New AT Memoir

Returning to Katahdin: A Thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail Author: Bruce “RTK” Matson Publisher: Campbell & Parker, 221 pp. with black-and-white photos MSRP: $9.99 Where to buy: Available

Jul 24, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Gear Review: Counter Assault Bear Deterrent: How it Works, How to Use It

Gear Review: Counter Assault Bear Deterrent: How it Works, How to Use It

I have a pretty good idea how to review a book: Read book Write review Ditto for long-distance hiking gear and apparel: Use gear Write review But I confess that...

Jun 5, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
[Book Review] First Book Dedicated to Shelters is a Gorgeous, Informative View of the AT and its History

[Book Review] First Book Dedicated to Shelters is a Gorgeous, Informative View of the AT and its History

The Appalachian Trail: Backcountry Shelters, Lean-Tos, and Huts Author: Sarah Jones Decker Publisher: Rizzoli International, 304 pages with color and black-and-white photos MSRP: $27.50 Where to

Jun 3, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
[Book Review] “Hiking from Home” – Chaunce’s Primer for Hikers *and* the Homefront

[Book Review] “Hiking from Home” – Chaunce’s Primer for Hikers *and* the Homefront

Hiking from Home: A Long-Distance Hiking Guide for Family and Friends Author: Juliana Chauncey Publisher: Self-published, 228 pp. $16.95. MSRP: $16.95 It’s tempting, when considering Juliana

Apr 15, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans