Patagonia Specter ($70-80) : Best All Around Shoe

There are a few things that constant hiking and backpacking for two weeks teaches you, and one of the most crucial is the importance of a good shoe. Which is where the Patagonia Specter comes in. We hiked through rain and mud, desert and dust, even bouldered and climbed and the shoe took it all….

Wish List: Revolights $250

Recently a company called Revolights has come out with a new and interesting spin (excuse my pun) on the traditional bike light. Revolights is a new company that through the benefit of a Kickstart campaign have been able to put their product in motion. I personally can’t wait to see what else these guys can do. Some specs on…

Spring Backpacking Essentials

As Spring is waning and Summer rears its scorching and unbearable head, it is important to note some of the essentials to make your outdoor experience all it can be and more. Being part of the First Ascent/Eddie Bauer Pro Deal program I am a little biased towards some of their gear but also being…

Best of Outdoor Retailers

This is by no means a comprehensive list. There are a couple here that I have frequented and supported for years, and a couple who I believe have strayed from their roots, but still have a solid product. As a fellow gear junkie I hope you enjoy, 1. The Clymb, This website is new to…

The Correct Bike

In an effort to express my troubles in choosing the right bike for me I decided to write a review of three that I chose and for what reasons. I was going to write a review of a few bikes and how everyone should decide, but that is far too presumptuous on my part. I, nor…