While we all realize the fever of cuben fiber known as dynnema, the super ultralight fabric comes at big expense and if you are trying to stay in a moderate budget is nearly impossible to acquire. By doing some basic math for a DIY project, the expense is nearly the same, and requires proper skills, […]Read more "Going SUL in a budget: Cuben Fiber vs membrane 0.93 "
Going super ultralight has many benefits; in our case wasnt about triming ounces to hike more, it was about the challenge. Remember your back and spine truly does not differentiate much between 10 or 15lbs of weight; is physocological unless you are injured. We are gear rats and like anyone, our transition into sul gear […]Read more "Stupid Light GearList rated to 35F "
We recently received the recharge directly from the manufacturer in conjuction with their newest thermodown 15F 700 fill quilt. Paria Outdoors broke into the market last year with a new trekking pole design simulating some aspects of black Diamond z poles. A tri-fold design adjustable to 135cm. While innitially they had some quality control problems, […]Read more "Paria Outdoors recharge UL insulated pad Review"
As we know there’s a big difference between car campers, big haulers, old school hikers, backpackers and ultralighters; but theres a few items by necessity we all share. The brand, size and weight will vary depending purpose but if you are going to make the expense, put aside the trials and go for reliable. The […]Read more "Essentials: the basics for everyone. "
We received the Sunjack with high expectations as their competitor GoalZero fail to deliver. There will be always a battle when comes to technology, but selling a product that doesn’t perform when you need it can be dangerous. Luckily the Sunjack did what suppose to when was needed without much tweaking or hesitation. For a […]Read more "Sunjack 14W 8000 mAh Solar Panel review"
In order to find the best deals, you need to plan ahead and take an advantage of past season gear; all big manufacturers release their products twice a year for the upcoming seasons. By buying your winter gear during the summer and vice-versa you be saving a lot of money by simple research. Here is […]Read more "Where and when to buy backpacking gear on-line?"
Let’s be honest… nobody gets too excited when talking about laundry detergent… as long as it smells good, and cleans my clothes I’m pretty happy. Oh, and it can’t cost a fortune… The problem comes in when I wash my quick dry shirt or other backpacking gear that gets stinky or sweaty and while it […]Read more "WIN Detergent Review"