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​Documentary Review: “The High Sierra Trail”

​Documentary Review: “The High Sierra Trail”

Chris and John at the start of their hike. The documentary has a beautifully unique voice and tone to it, thanks to the narration of retired chief NPS naturalist William...

Jul 17, 2018 : Colleen Goldhorn
What Worked, What Didn’t, and Next Time

What Worked, What Didn’t, and Next Time

Long time no see, readers! It’s been a minute since the end of my PCT hike and I’ve had time to reflect on things. I spent a while being sad;...

Dec 31, 2017 : Kerstin A. La Cross
Gear Review: Feathered Friends Lark UL 10 Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: Feathered Friends Lark UL 10 Sleeping Bag

My biggest fear heading into The following specs are for the regular length, which I am. Length: 6' Dimensions: 60" / 56" / 38" Fill Power: 950+ Goose Down Fill Weight:...

Jul 25, 2016 : Zach
Book Review: Where’s the Next Shelter?

Book Review: Where’s the Next Shelter?

There were several times when reading Gary Sizer's  "Where's the Next Shelter?" provides the first-hand experiences of Gary "Green Giant" Sizer as he encounters multiple hurdles on the path to

Jun 12, 2016 : Jordan Bowman
Gear Review: Arc’teryx Zeta LT

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Zeta LT

Worn occasionally, generally into the bottom of a pack, rain jackets are very often mistreated and over-looked. After destroying my less expensive rain jacket, I was delighted to test out a more

Apr 13, 2016 : Ashli Baldwin
Gear Review: Hoka One One Speedgoat and Tor Ultra Hi

Gear Review: Hoka One One Speedgoat and Tor Ultra Hi

The as a runner, I’ve run in a few different pairs of Hoka’s, and I like them. The boots feel very similar to the shoe. They feel like your foot...

Nov 25, 2015 : Nicole and Alex Docta
Whatever You Do, Don’t Run – Wildlike Review

Whatever You Do, Don’t Run – Wildlike Review

“Whatever you do, don’t run.” Frank Hall Green’s Hard Way Home, it was refreshing to see care placed on the execution of those scenes.  Because of this event, Mackenzie is...

Nov 9, 2015 : Kori Feener
Gear Review: Icebreaker Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood

Gear Review: Icebreaker Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood

Disclosure: The following product was donated for the purpose of review. I'm sure for many of you, Icebreaker has long been on your radar, if not it should be. Similar to...

Oct 26, 2015 : Raven
Gear Review: Polaroid Cube

Gear Review: Polaroid Cube

Disclosure: the following product was donated for the purpose of review. Instant gratification with nostalgic analog results. I recently took the Hard Way Home, I was excited to try a...

Aug 24, 2015 : Kori Feener
Gear Review: Oboz Sundog Trailsport Shoe

Gear Review: Oboz Sundog Trailsport Shoe

It's almost May and spring is finally in full swing! With the season comes a slew of new products from our favorite outdoor brands. Among the new releases is Oboz Footwear's...

Apr 27, 2015 : Kenny Howell