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MSR WindBurner Review: Unbiased Feedback by Experts

Are you searching for a small stove for your next backpacking trip that will stay lit in challenging weather conditions? We were satisfied with MSR’s WindBurner® Personal Stove System. It [...]

Gear Reviews By Kristin July 9, 2020

Backpacking Checklist: Essential Gear for a Multi-day Hike

It can take some time to perfect your backpacking checklist and to figure out what to bring into the woods. Before you start chucking pounds of unnecessary items into your [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville July 4, 2020

Hiking First Aid Kit: Stay Safe in the Backcountry!

An amazing hiking or backpacking trip in the wilderness can quickly and unexpectedly go from peaceful getaway to dangerous emergency. No one heads into the backcountry expecting to get hurt, [...]

10 Great Cycling Tips: Expert Tips for Beginners

In this time of social distancing and “stay home” restrictions, even parks and natural areas are closing in many areas. While getting outside is more important than ever to our [...]

Carry-on Only Travel for Adventurous Getaways

Flying with only carry-on baggage is the hassle-free way to travel. It saves you time and money in so many ways. As it becomes increasingly common for airlines to charge [...]

Gear Reviews By Richard Campbell February 18, 2020

Jasper Deals this Winter

Do you want to take a dream trip to Jasper in the Canadian Rockies this winter? Are put off by the high cost of accommodation? We hear you. Prices keep [...]

Gear Reviews Canada By Lynn W. November 1, 2019

Granite Gear Crown 60 Backpack Review

Are you looking for a lighter backpack? We dropped almost 2 pounds of weight by moving to a much lighter Granite Gear backpack. The Granite Gear Crown 60 Backpack is [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville October 8, 2019

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 Platinum Tent Review

We were excited to try the Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 Platinum Tent on a 6-day backpacking trip in Montana’s Glacier National Park.  This tent is one of the most [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville October 8, 2019

MSR Titan Kettle Review

Are you looking to drop weight, and switch to using a kettle for your backpacking cooking? We tested the Ultralight MSR Titan Kettle this summer and came away impressed with [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville October 5, 2019

Osprey Stratos 34 Review – Field-Tested By Experts

Osprey is a leader in the backpack market, so when I was on the hunt for a new pack, I decided to give the Osprey Stratos 34 a try. This [...]

Gear Reviews By Richard Campbell September 30, 2019