Fjällräven. Fjällräven Keb Eco-Shell Jacket Review. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Fjällräven Keb Eco-Shell Jacket Review

Fjällräven Keb Eco-Shell Jacket Review

My first thought when I got the Fjällräven Keb Eco-Shell Jacket designed for rainy weather was, “This looks super sharp!” followed by, “I can’t wait to try this out!” Cue consecutive weeks of sunshine… Normally I’d be stoked with a few weeks of nice weather but that made it a bit challenging to test the … Read more ›

. How to keep your electronics safe and powered on adventures. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·Equipment·OutdoorsLeave a comment on How to keep your electronics safe and powered on adventures

How to keep your electronics safe and powered on adventures

Okay, you may be thinking “I go outside to connect with nature, why worry about electronics?” Well, I have a similar view but many of my trips involve remote locations and the need to capture photos, videos, and sound. This article is my 2 cents and geared to those who want to be able to … Read more ›

Sleeping Bags, Therm-a-Rest. Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed

Therm-a-Rest Oberon Sleeping Bag Reviewed

My first overnight test of the Oberon sleeping bag coincided with the first official day of winter. Even though we’ve had snow on the East Coast since mid-October, I figured I’d have to wait so it wouldn’t be considered “fall” camping. Hauling a sled of gear into the wilderness and including no actual shelter gave … Read more ›

Camping, Therm-a-Rest, winter camping. Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm Mattress Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm Mattress Reviewed

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xtherm Mattress Reviewed

The NeoAir Xtherm mattress has been a great new addition to my camping set up, and I’m pleased to say it will be joining me on many future adventures. From camping in a lean-to, the back of a Subaru, or even taking a nap on the living room floor this mattress is very versatile. Shop … Read more ›

Keen. Keen Men’s Pyrenees Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Keen Men’s Pyrenees Boots Reviewed

Keen Men’s Pyrenees Boots Reviewed

Since the arrival of my brand new set of Keen Pyrenees boots, I’ve been incredibly excited to put them to the test. This will be the second set of Keens I’ve owned (previous being winter hikers) and I am already familiar with the quality build and comfort of the brand. Buy These Boots Our review … Read more ›

Thule. Thule Subterra 30L Backpack Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Thule Subterra 30L Backpack Reviewed

Thule Subterra 30L Backpack Reviewed

The Thule Subterra pack fits me incredibly well and has a surprising amount of storage space for a pack of its size. It’s the first non-hiking pack I’ve used regularly in years and it does not disappoint! It makes a cozy companion for commuting or cycling around the city. Shop Thule Subterra 30L  Our review … Read more ›

Merrell. Merrell Overlook 6 Ice+ Boots Reviewed. Posted on Categories FootwearTags Leave a comment on Merrell Overlook 6 Ice+ Boots Reviewed

Merrell Overlook 6 Ice+ Boots Reviewed

Merrell’s Overlook 6 Ice+ boots were incredibly comfortable from day one and didn’t need the ‘break-in’ time required by most other footwear. The first few days, I primarily wore them indoors at work in order to get used to the feel, yet found it took no more than the first few minutes of wear. As … Read more ›

Patagonia. Patagonia Men’s Better Sweater Jacket reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Patagonia Men’s Better Sweater Jacket reviewed

Patagonia Men’s Better Sweater Jacket reviewed

  The first day I put this on it felt like a warm hug. A very comforting sensation as this was going to be my main sweater during a series of multi-day hikes through the Yukon. My first impression of comfort transferred well into the field and took the edge off of those Northern nights. … Read more ›