Getting a zipper stuck, with its teeth mangled in the material around it, may not be the worst thing about certain sleeping bags, but it’s definitely up there. With Sierra Designs‘ new Backcountry Bed, that won’t even be an issue. Why? Because it has no zipper. Sierra Designs, a leading manufacturer of camping gear, and […]
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The Icebreaker Teton Zip is hands-down the best softshell jacket I’ve ever owned or used. Water resistant, epically comfortable, merino wool interior… This baby is perfect for any outdoor activity. I’ve used it hiking, camping, backpacking and rock climbing and can’t wait to use it skiing! Watch the video review below for the full review! […]
The EcoVessel Tritan is what happens when water bottles and water filters mate: You get a water bottle filter. The Tritan makes your water filtering life so much easier. Instead of pumping or stirring with a SteriPen, you just fill the water bottle up and drink. That simple. Unfortunately, while a great concept and overall […]
The Mountain Hardwear Power Stretch Zip T is light-weight and snug so you can wear it under anything to keep you warm. It’s great for cold winter trips as well as when the weather suddenly changes in the summer, spring or fall. It’s one of those pieces of gear you’ll want to always have with […]
The Patagonia Capilene 3 is a synthetic baselayer made for both men and women. It has a snug fit and is ideal for any and all outdoor activities, from a day hike to a backcountry ski trip. I met with Rachel Piontak at Chautauqua Park where she gave me a testimonial on almost all her […]
The Mountain Hardwear Epic Jacket is a women’s rain jacket designed with Epic in mind. This is a bombproof rain jacket that will keep you dry through hurricanes and blizzards. It has a breathable shell and is just plain ol’ reliable through anything nature throws at you. Wanna learn more? Of course you do! Watch […]
The Patagonia Re-Tool Snap-T Pullover is a women’s fleece jacket is a perfect jacket for cold, winter days, or even as a baselayer. It has a slender fit, so ladies, you’ll look great in this (as you can tell in the video reviews below!). Speaking of video reviews, below you’ll find unbiased testimonial from Nancy […]
The Mountain Hardwear Callisto is a women’s softshell jacket that’s 100% windproof and 99.9% waterproof. Be bombproof and look like a bombshell in this durable softshell jacket designed for active women in the mountains. Below is a video review & testimonials from Rachel Piontak, who has owned the Callisto for 2 years now. She uses […]
The Chaco Z2 Unaweep sandals combine a lightweight design with some of the best performing outsoles in the industry. Owners unanimously agree that the outsoles are durable & provide excellent traction on any kind of challenging terrain. If you have high arches, then you’ll love the Z2s, as they have great arch support. Below are […]
These are top rated hiking boots that provide great ankle support in a waterproof backpacking boot body. Everyone raves about how comfortable these hiking boots are, which is a major plus considering boots can take months to break in. But with the Vasque Wasatch GTX boots, you can go backpacking with them after taking them […]