Patagonia. Patagonia Men’s Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pull Over Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Patagonia Men’s Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pull Over Reviewed

Patagonia Men’s Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pull Over Reviewed

I had a Patagonia Synchilla fleece before, a long time ago.  It was a pull over like this one, in a green and blue colour that I liked very much.  It had a marsupial pouch in the front that I did not like very much, because aside from keeping my hands warm I couldn’t really … Read the article

The North Face. The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags 4 Comments on The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Ventrix Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Ventrix Jacket is a synthetic insulated jacket with North Face’s new technology of the same name. This technology aims to make the insulation more breathable by perforating it. When the user is still, the perforations are closed and the insulation is at its best. When the user is active, the perforations open … Read the article

Adventure Medical Kits, Black Diamond, Garmin, LifeStraw, MSR, Oakley, Petzl, Pristine, Rab, Suunto, The North Face, Victorinox, VSSL. Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Hiking Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget

Backpacking, especially overnight backpacking, is a pretty amazing thing.  I try to get out as often as I can, even if it’s a place close to home.  Sometimes those are the best ones, when you don’t need to travel far and getting out the door is quick and can happen on a moment’s notice. Still, … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Hiking & Trekking, Ski & Snowboard. Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Understanding the Arc’teryx Apparel Naming Scheme

Known for their technical products and precise attention to detail, it’s no surprise that Arc’teryx is one of the leading brands within the outdoor industry. Their carefully designed products are catered to specific activities and boast features that enhance their functionality within specified activities.  From the features and shapes to the materials used, each Arc’teryx products … Read the article

Camping, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The Blue Kazoo by The North Face is a quality sleeping bag offering increased comfort and exceptional performance. Insulated with 650 treated down, the sleeping bag resists moisture and provides consistent performance even during prolonged use. During our test, we used this sleeping bag every night for three consecutive weeks in the Icelandic spring without … Read the article

Hiking & Trekking, Running, The North Face. The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed

The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed

The North Face has created the Apex Flex GTX jacket, a completely hydrophobic softshell jacket. Excellent for a rainy day adventure, protecting yourself against a windy mountain top or as a cool weather all round jacket. Shop The North Face Our review of this product 8/ 10 The pros are: Durable: With 3 layer GORE-TEX … Read the article

Big Agnes, Camping, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Sleeping Bags, The North Face. Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017

Top 8 Sleeping Bags of 2017

The magic of a camping comes largely from the joy of waking up in the mornings, at the edge of a silent lake or looking as far as the horizon will go from the peaks of a mountain top. In order to truly appreciate the view, however, it is necessary to have the necessary energy. Even … Read the article

Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, Fjällräven, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab. How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying GuidesTags , , , , , 1 Comment on How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

How to Decide Between a Down or Synthetic Coat

When it comes to shopping for a new coat, there’s always that one questions that is always asked.  Do you buy a coat that is insulated with synthetic or down? Of course, everyone has their preference and can lead you on a rant about what they think although it may or may not work for you. … Read the article

Burton, chrome, Filson, Fjällräven, Osprey, Thule, Topo Designs. Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel

Top 7 Best Types of Luggage for Travel

It will be your most loyal companion as you peer out the window of the train at landscapes zipping by and it will accompany you during your longest layovers between flights. When it comes to selecting the perfect carry-on bag, it’s important to choose a bag that’s right for you and fulfills your needs. If your … Read the article

Arc’teryx. Arc’teryx Men’s Acrux SL Shoe Reviewed. Posted on Categories Footwear·OutdoorsTags 1 Comment on Arc’teryx Men’s Acrux SL Shoe Reviewed

Arc’teryx Men’s Acrux SL Shoe Reviewed

  Arc’teryx is no stranger to innovating perfection, and when they first decided to enter the footwear game, everyone was eagerly awaiting their entry.   Sure enough, it doesn’t disappoint; with an integrated tongue, cord-of-let lacing and a durable, robust outer that stills breaths, this is surely the one shoe to fit all of the … Read the article

Dakine, Osprey, The North Face, Thule. Top 5 Best Suitcases for Travel. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , Leave a comment on Top 5 Best Suitcases for Travel

Top 5 Best Suitcases for Travel

When it comes to vacation, the first decision to make (and this is often the most difficult of all) is where to go. Will you be flying to the other side of the world to discover the Australian Outback or do you prefer to explore the steep streets lined with colorful houses in San Francisco? … Read the article