Wear

Gear of the Year Awards 2016: MyPakage

mypackage

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for MyPakage. Underwear hasn’t changed much over time. We’ve had cotton boxers and briefs forever, which are terrible for hot weather. Thankfully, quick-drying synthetics came along and made our weekend hikes much more ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Wear – Men’s

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Wear – Women’s

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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Geared Up – Team Portland

Coast FL75R

We weren’t sure what to expect when we got to Portland, but we knew we had a trailer full of awesome gear from some of the best outdoor retailers we know. During our 7-day journey, we were tossed a few ...

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Hiking At Ape Cave: An Underground Adventure Awaits

Coming from Minnesota, the lure of hiking an ancient underground lava tube at the base of Mount St. Helens is too good to pass up. With our friends from Hi-Tec, we headed into the abyss, searching for some adventure… Ape ...

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Recover Brands Clothing Line Review

In our opinion, you can never have enough t-shirts while camping or adventuring outdoors. Whether you’re on a day trip or a weeklong excursion, it’s important to have clothing that’s breathable and lightweight, and Recover Brands clothing meets the mark. As lovers ...

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Should You Buy The Hovding Inflatable Bike Helmet?

inflatable bike helmet

The inflatable bike helmet has arrived! In 2012 I started to see this bizarre helmet that inflated when you crashed. At that point a company called Hovding had already been working on it for seven years. It seemed like a ...

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The Puffy Patch Is A More Attractive Way To Fix Your Gear

Nice. You ripped your favorite jacket. That one that looks great on you. Now what? If you’re an active person it’s bound to happen. So what do you do? It will look terrible if you cover it up with duct ...

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The $30 Birkenstock’s Built For Camping

Call me stubborn, but I’ve never been able to purchase a pair of Croc’s for myself. Both of my kids wear them, (daily during the summer) and my wife swears by them. For some reason, I consistently bring a pair ...

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Beat The Heat With The Latest Cooling Gear

evaporative cooling gear

Ever dip your hat or t-shirt in the water to stay cool on a blistering day? It works because as the water dries it pull latent heat off the body with it. It’s a simple process known as evaporative cooling, ...

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