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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

Thermarest NeoAir XLite Review

We were excited to try the new NeoAir XLite sleeping pad, as it would cut 150g (5 oz) from our backpacking kit.  We came away delighted with the NeoAir XLite [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville September 15, 2019

Platypus GravityWorks 2.0 L Water Filter Review

We were amazed the first time we used our Platypus GravityWorks 2.0 water filter.  It was easy, quick and fast, getting us 2 liters of water before we knew it.  [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville September 10, 2019

Therm-a-Rest Corus 32F/0C Quilt Review

We had to look carefully at every piece of gear this summer as we wanted to cut down our overall pack weight. While we love our regular mummy bag, it [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville September 10, 2019

Best Women’s Adventure Pants: Hiking, Climbing, and Travel

One of the most important pieces of clothing on any adventure is your pants. But, with so many variations and types, it can be difficult to choose a pair that [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville August 25, 2019

Essential Summer Hiking Gear

What are your essential pieces of hiking gear? With summer right around the corner, we’re starting to think about hiking, and gear is a regular topic of discussion here at [...]

Gear Reviews By Lukas Saville April 12, 2019

Arc’teryx Squamish Hoody Review

“You have to get a Squamish” I had been told by several members of my family. Finally, one afternoon a package arrived. It was an Arc'Teryx Squamish Hoody. My sister [...]

Gear Reviews By Richard Campbell April 9, 2019