Most people are familiar with the Chaco brand these days, but if you aren’t, meet the Chaco Z/1 Classic. It could be one of the most versatile pieces of gear in your bag, or even your closet. For a few months now, we have been testing them everywhere. From the beaches, to the mountains, to […]Read more "Gear Review – Chaco Z/1 Classic"
Maybe you are ready to embark on your first backpacking trip into the wild. Or maybe you are an experienced packer that is looking to improve your gear setup. If you have started your research, the two quality backpacks that are surely going to show up in your searches are the Gregory Baltoro 65 and […]Read more "Gear Review – Battle of the Packs – Gregory Baltoro vs. Osprey Atmos"
Hardshells are (or should be) a staple in your gear collection. Not only do they keep you dry while you’re caught in a storm, but they also provide wind relief when conditions get gusty. The question is, which type would best serve you. When it’s not winter, we always keep the Outdoor Research Proverb Jacket […]Read more "Gear Review – The Proverb Jacket by Outdoor Research"
Your favorite boots glory days have long come and gone. The soles are shot, tread is a thing of the distant past, and the ankle support is non existent on your scambles. Your starting to eye up the shiny boot collection at your local outdoors store, but aren’t sure which way to go. Let us […]Read more "Gear Review – Danner Light II"
When you find yourself deep into the dense woodlands, miles away from the nearest population, the last thing you need or should be worried about is being cold. Sometimes you venture out on your journey, welcomed by warm and wonderful conditions, only to have the chilly temperatures ride in on the dusk of darkness.Read more "Gear Review – Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Fleece Jacket"