Patagonia. Patagonia Stretch Rainshadow Jacket Review. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags 2 Comments on Patagonia Stretch Rainshadow Jacket Review

Patagonia Stretch Rainshadow Jacket Review

Patagonia – the name conjures a remote part of Argentina and incredible natural beauty. To the outdoor clothing industry, it represents an iconic brand logo of a mountain sunset, amazing clothing, and sustainability. Led by its founder Yvon Chouinard, the clothing company has promised 1% off all profits toward environmental causes. The company also doesn’t … Read more ›

. Haida Gwaii: Have You Heard of the Islands of the People?. Posted on Categories Outdoors1 Comment on Haida Gwaii: Have You Heard of the Islands of the People?

Haida Gwaii: Have You Heard of the Islands of the People?

Have you heard of the Islands of the People? A place that sits in the Northern Pacific Ocean, exposed to the harsh brutal Arctic storms, worlds removed from the reaches of modern connectivity. Should you choose to venture to the archipelago you can do so via air or sea. Choosing the seafaring route my friends … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Smartloft 150 Hoodie Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Smartloft 150 Hoodie Reviewed

Smartwool Smartloft 150 Hoodie Reviewed

If you haven’t read my previous blog review on the Merino 150 Baselayer Short Sleeve Shirt explaining a wee bit of the history and reason’s why Merino wool is so good, go read it before carrying on! Although this may look like another trendy hoodie to wear day to day, the Smartloft 150 Hoodie is much … Read more ›

Smartwool. Smartwool Men’s Merino 150 Baselayer Short Sleeve Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Smartwool Men’s Merino 150 Baselayer Short Sleeve Reviewed

Smartwool Men’s Merino 150 Baselayer Short Sleeve Reviewed

Is Merino worth it? An investment or just another marketing tool to make you spend more money? Let’s find out. First off what is Merino wool? Its origins are from Southern Spain many centuries ago but more recently it is most commonly found and associated with New Zealand and Australian sheep. Known for its softness … Read more ›

The North Face. The North Face Men’s Fanorak Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on The North Face Men’s Fanorak Reviewed

The North Face Men’s Fanorak Reviewed

Have you ever had that ‘I should have brought an extra layer’ while out and about? Because if you have then this might that layer you need. Now The North Face has a high-quality reputation for well thought out outdoor gear so I was very intrigued to see how I find the Fanorak over the … Read more ›

Pelican. Pelican MPD40 Duffel Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Pelican MPD40 Duffel Reviewed

Pelican MPD40 Duffel Reviewed

Upon receiving the Pelican MPD40 Duffel from the post office I was initially impressed by its weight. If I didn’t know what it was I wouldn’t have guessed that it was a duffel bag combo. Pelican has a reputation for excellent products mostly in the waterproof and lockable region so I was excited to see … Read more ›