Gear Reviews

Helio Shower Update - update on the Helio Shower after a summer of use

BioLite CampStove - a wood stove with a twist, it converts the heat to electricity

Helio Shower - Nemo's slick portable shower

Ultralight Dry Sack - Outdoor Research's large 55 liter bag used as a storage bag or a pack liner

Rocky Goretex Socks - a waterproofing alternative - more comfortable than expected

GoToob - 03/20/13 - a traveler's packing favorite

Goal Zero Guide 10 - a flexible battery charger and power source - we really like this charger, in good sunlight it is faster than a wall plug

Nite Ize Gear Ties - simple, durable twistee ties - great for quickly securing most anything

Chrome Dome Umbrella - the GoLite umbrella used for protection from the wind, rain, and sun

Vargo Triad Stove - an ultralight dual fuel (alcohol and heat tablets) stove

Bell Lumen - a good all around helmet choice that quickly allows size adjustments

ENO Twilights - a string of LED camping lights, brings a festive atmosphere to the campsite

Hoka One One - Mafate 2 - a cushioned trail shoe - our favorite hiking and trail running shoe

Nathan Quickdraw Water Bottle - a handheld water bottle for running, walkng, hiking- with a large storage pouch.

CGear Multimat - a unique sand sifting mat! Helps keep a clean campsite.

Guyot Designs Utensils - a spreader, knife, spoon, and fork - small and large sized

Tilley LTM6 Airflo Hat - a great all around lid

GI Pants - the versatile Patagonia pant

Jetboil CrunchIt - a cleaver device that punches holes in empty propane/butane fuel containers

Black Diamond Apollo Lantern - a battery operated camp light

Zing - we spent our REI dividend on this deluxe tarp

I Like Your Hat - a tale of wearing a Dorfman Pacific Discovery Boonie Hat

Gransfors Bruks Small Forest Axe - an amazing small axe for cutting woods

eneloop - the best rechargeable batteries

R1 Patagonia Pullover - sweater weight synthetic top

Nathan LED Strobe - inexpensive bike/running lights

Merino Wool Lightweight Crew - wool top

ChuckIt Flying Squirrel - dog catch toy

Western Mountaineerings Alder - sleeping bag

Hoka One One - Bondi B - running shoe

Canon Elph 300HS - camera

Bear Vault - backcountry food storage container

Kelty Adjustable Tarp Pole - multi-use poles

Uberlight Dry Sack - light stuff sack

Sportiva Ganda Guide scrambling boots

Goal Zero Sherpa - solar charging system

Garmin 62S GPS - gps

Alpine Carbon Cork Trekking Poles - poles

Sportiva Wildcat - running shoes

Equinox Tarp - lightweight tarp

Byer Traveler Lite Hammock - light hammock

Therm-a-Rest Tech Blanket - blankie

Jetboil Sol Titanium Stove - backcountry stove

SmartWool PhD Light Crew Socks - light, cushioned socks

Primus Yellowstone Classic Trail Stove - cannister stove

Black Diamond Raven Pro Ice Axe - weapon of choice

Action Packer - storage bin

Critical Mass Bag - bike bag

Ultra Shorts - running shorts

Pocket Shower - outback shower

Therm-a-Rest Trail Seat - great mini seat

Keen H2 Newport Sandals - waterproof sandals?

Coleman Multi-Fuel Camp Stove - liquid gas family camp stove

Soto Pocket Torch - lighter

Jetboil Group Cooking System - pot system

Gulpy - dog drinking trough

Mega Light - Black Diamond pyramid tarp

Patagonia Active Classic Boxers - shorts

Zojirushi Tuff Sports Vacuum Bottle

Patagonia Retro Fleece - heavy fleece jacket

REI Stowaway Chair - camp chairs

Therm-a-Rest DreamTime - the camp pad

TNF Cat's Meow - most popular sleeping bag, ever

MSR Titan Mug - a great little cup

Ruff Wear Dog Booties - indispensible in the mountains

Playpus Water Containers - soft shell water bottles

Black Diamond Spot - long burning headlamp

Tectron Deodorizer - shoe spray

Sportiva FC 3.0 GTX - light boot

Salomon XA Pro 3D Ultra GTX Trail-Running Shoes

CamelBak Accessories

Noah Tarp - Kelty tarp

Bibler Eldorado - small but serious tent

Osprey Talon - multi-use pack

Base Camp Water Filter - for filtering lots of water

Backcountry Stoves - review, test

Patagonia Nano Puff - pullover

Patagonia Puff Jacket - hooded jacket

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir - untralight pad


Water Filters

Rainbow ll TarpTent - ultra light

Candle Lantern

Super Bowls