Archives for February 2013

Kershaw Cryo Pocket Knife

Rick Hinderer is a custom knife-maker who’s invented knife technology that’s now standard issue for most U.S. special forces. Kershaw is a 45 year old knife manufacturer out of Oregon that has a knack for teaming up with well-known custom knife-makers to develop award-winning products. Pair the two together and you get the Kershaw Cryo Pocket Knife, Read more…

Field Notes Expedition Notebooks

It’s wise to always have a pen and paper handy. You never know when you’ll need to jot something down. But what happens when you’re somewhere inhospitable, say…the South Pole? Your Dollar Store $0.99 notebook isn’t going to hold up in these situations, and that’s why you need the Field Notes Expedition Notebooks.

Nemo Canon -40 Sleeping Bag

Bears hibernate for a reason. Winter nights at elevation can be brutal, and you don’t even have fur. But if you find it necessary to brave the elements in severe subzero temperatures, then you’ll need the Nemo Canon -40 Sleeping Bag, a veritable cocoon of warmth and cold weather sleeping protection.

Jetboil Helios

Jetboil arguably has the most clearly defined brand in backpacking gear. Their cooking systems deliver on one important promise, and it’s stated bluntly right in the name. A Jetboil stove boils water faster than anything else on the market. The Jetboil Helios cooking system expands that promise into a high performance, high capacity package that’s Read more…

Mammut T-Trail + Ambient Light Dry Bag

Avid backpackers are like engineers, they’re always tinkering with their outfitting to find new ways to make their gear footprint smaller and more efficient. The Mammut T-Trail + Ambient Light Dry Bag is a nifty 3-in-1 piece of gear that manages to do something with a dry bag that we’ve never seen before.