Patagonia Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pullover

Patagonia Lightweight Synchill Snap-T Pullover

Every year, around springtime, I always lament at having to hang up my Patagonia Synchilla Snap-T. The damn things are ubiquitous, and for a reason. They’re arguably the best fleece ever made. Now you can extend the life of your favorite fleece into the early springtime months with the new Patagonia Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Pullover.

Jetboil Flash Java Kit

Jetboil Flash Java Kit

Nearly all avid backpackers will tell you that they have no problem living without most of life’s luxuries when they’re out in the woods. It’s part of the freedom and appeal of being out in the backcountry. This back to basics mentality has a limit though, and that line is usually drawn right at the Read more…

Lawson Blue Ridge Camping Hammock

Lawson Blue Ridge Camping Hammock

One of the best things about backcountry camping is the daily quest for that perfect campsite. Depending on the terrain though, it’s not always going to be soft, flat, dry ground perfectly suited for easy sleeping. Camping hammocks can be a real lifesaver when the terrain gets gnarly, and no one builds a better one Read more…

Nemo Canon -40 Sleeping Bag

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.

Otterbox Armor Series Cases

Otterbox Armor Series Cases

No matter how far we travel into the backcountry to get away from it all, it’s inevitable that we almost always bring our phones. It would be irresponsible not to, right? But this poses a problem: the backcountry isn’t exactly gadget-friendly, and today’s smartphones aren’t getting any cheaper. We need something waterproof, crush-proof, drop-proof, and Read more…

Bush Smarts Bear Star

Bush Smarts Bear Star

The idyllic solitude of the backcountry can often fool the unsuspecting into thinking they’re alone, but any outdoorsmen worth his salt will tell you that backcountry bears will rob you blind if given the chance. Outfox those bears like a ninja with the Bush Smarts Bear Star, an incredibly nifty and simple piece of camping Read more…

Wenger Fidis Camping Lighter

wenger-lighter

There’s a really important moment near the end of each day in the backcountry, that point where you set everything down and declare that it’s time to make camp and build a fire. The Wenger Fidis Camping Lighter may just be the most reliable and rugged tool for the job. The Wenger Fidis Camping Lighter Read more…