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The Oru Folding Kayak Is Perfect For The City Dweller

The Oru Folding Kayak made a big splash in the paddling community when they launched on Kickstarter three years ago. I probably wasn’t the only person who thought, “pretty sure this won’t work.” It looked too surreal to me. Really? ...

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The Lunatec Aquabot Is A Blast

Lunatec Aquabot

The Lunatec Aquabot is a different approach to a water bottle. A lot of water bottles come through the office here and, while I have my favorites, they all function the same. You put water in them and then manipulate ...

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Mokuyobi Threads – Take The Fun With You!

Alright, let’s face it. You like being a bit different. Standing out from the crowd is something that you’ve embraced, and in many cases – the crowd has ended up following you. You value quality, and anytime that you can ...

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EcoXGear EcoPebble Powerbank and Speaker Review

I’ll admit it. I’m a reformed audio purist. When I was in my mid-20’s, I was on a never ending quest for the perfect sound. I had pre-amps for my pre-amps, limiters for my amplifiers and headphones that were tuned ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Sport

Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Sport

There are a lot of reasons to buy an inflatable kayak. The main reason of course, is storage. Many outdoor adventurers simply don’t have space to store a kayak between adventures or a good way to transport it to the ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Onewheel

Onewheel

It wasn’t too long ago the idea of gliding over the hills and open prairies with an electric board beneath your feet was something from a science fiction novel, or at the very least, something you might see on an ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Combo Meal Spikeball Set

combo meal spikeball set

We are constantly on the lookout for gear, music, and games, really anything that makes camping more enjoyable. Playing games that get us up and moving around the campsite is great, but it’s hard to find something that pleases everyone; ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Stanley Adventure Happy Hour 2X System

Stanley Adventure Happy Hour 2X System

Picture this: you and your friends have planned all year for your annual camping trip. You meet up from across the country, and make the four mile trek into the wilderness from where you can park your vehicles and begin ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Scosche boomBOTTLE+

Scosche boomBOTTLE

Nothing sets the right vibe for a party like music coming through high quality speakers. Bring the party to the campsite with the BoomBottle+. This newly released bluetooth speaker really kicks out the tunes while staying completely waterproof and dustproof, ...

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Old Town NEXT Canoe

Old Town Next Canoe

Paddling this hybrid canoe/kayak on a lake near the 50 Campfires basecamp, we loved the low center of gravity from the centered seat, combined with the open-top storage of the wide body.  Unlike our kayaks, the NEXT canoe was easy to ...

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