In our last article we offer a full list of ultralight gear down to 32F with a total weight of 6lb 11oz with a cost of $524 not including trekking poles, clothing, food or fuel. Lets put a few options for your own research, in the hopes will enlight your future purchases. Going light is […]Read more "Summer sleep system for cheap. "
Let me start by reiterating that backpacking is not longer an expensive hobbie or sport. Globalization has created a lot of competition among manufacturers, bringing the niche market to an affordable balance. While you can shave a lot of weight going super ultralight, in some cases, the expense to save a few ounces becomes a […]Read more "$500 uL Backpacking gear list. "
With a base weight of under 10lbs for a few nights at 30 degrees.Read more "Lightweight $500 backpacking set under 10lb."
by Christian Millet So I spent the last 3 nights with a group of local hikers bearing the cold front of Texas weather… temps as low as 16f. Once we started the hike saturday morning after a night of car camping, amazing meals and basic preparation for the following day, my 1 year old Golite […]Read more "North Face Thermoball Mule Review"
by Christian Millet Forminsoles.com sent us one of their latest products for testing and here are the results. Let’s start with presentation….out of the box, the product displays a high quality manufacturing with proper display, instruction manual and warranty; not your conventional plastic box type. (It’s pretty sleek.) To the touch…the insoles seem to have […]Read more "Form Insoles review"
by Christian Millet Under armor speedfit review: We recently test them and my initial thoughts were maximum comfort and no stretching needed. After wearing and using a variety of hiking shoes and boots ranging from affordable quality hi-tec to asolo and la sportiva I know exactly what fits. So pick up a pair of 9.5….the […]Read more "Under Armor Speedfit Hiking boot review"