Gear Reviews

Sometimes when you’re deep into backcountry, chasing waterfalls, fording rivers, summiting mountains, and experiencing vistas that take your breath away, the hardest thing is keeping it to yourself.  Sure, we live in an age where whipping out a cell phone and snapping a quick photo is enough to help preserve the memory, but accurately conveying [...]

We would like to present you the best camelbak for running. What is a camelbak? A Camelbak is a hands-free hydration pack or water bottle, that was invented by Michael Edison in 1989, when he was competing in the “Hotter ‘n Hell 100” bike race in Wichita Falls, Texas.  The original Camelbak was made from [...]

This is a review about the best GPS watch for Hiking. GPS (Global Positioning System) has come a long way since the development of the technology started way back during the space race of the 1960’s as the United States wanted a way of tracking satellites. With military backing, the research into GPS technology continued [...]

Check our opinion about the best hiking boot brands. Nothing is going to ruin your hike faster than poor quality hiking boots. As a hiker, you need to ensure you have the right boots for the terrain and of course offer all round protection of your feet and ankles. There are many different brands and [...]

Hiking is a pastime enjoyed by thousands of people throughout the world on their days off work, weekends or holidays. Hiking trails dot the landscape and enthusiasts enjoy the fresh air, scenic views and of course get a good cardio workout at the same time. Good preparation and equipment for your hiking excursion is essential. [...]

Whether you are new to hiking or a seasoned veteran of the sport, having the right tools is essential, an often-overlooked accessory is the hiking backpack. When setting out on your hike, be it a short hike or an all-day excursion, first and foremost is to consider your safety requirements. Every hiker should carry these [...]

Sleeping pads are often used in combination with a sleeping bag to provide the user with a more comfortable place to sleep that provides additional insulation and padding. There are several different types of sleeping pads available including air sleeping pads, self-inflating sleeping pads, and closed-cell foam sleeping pads. Air Pads Air pads are the [...]

This is a post about the best beginner’s climbing shoe that you can find. Shoe Rock climbing is an activity enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts all over the world, and being a physically and mentally challenging sport it is essential to have the right gear. If you are new to the sport of rock climbing choosing the [...]

If you plan to go hiking, the best investment you can make is a good pair of hiking boots. That does mean you have to blow your budget on your hiking boots when there is lots of gear that is needed for a good hiking expedition. You can still get quality hiking boots that are [...]

Part of the beauty of hiking is venturing off into unknown territory, the excitement and adventure of the unknown are something that has followed us throughout history. But while it is exciting to explore the unknown, it is a good idea to be prepared for those moments that your map and compass aren’t enough to [...]

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