Category: Gear Reviews

hammock water

The Joys of Hammocking

Gently rocking back and forth. Relaxing to the sounds of nature. For many of us hammocking is where it is at. I like to hammock because it’s lighter than a tent, more comfortable to...

keen uneek

Keen Uneek

Stepping out of your comfort zone is not always an easy thing to do. For some brands, stepping out of their comfort zone can be taking a big risk. Last year, when Keen stepped...

User comments

The North Face Agave Jacket

The North Face Agave Jacket Best Uses: Outer layer for cool days and mid-layer when it’s really cold Why I like it: The North Face Agave Jacket is one of the most luxurious fleeces...

Elliott hitting the trails with his best companion Tessa

What Elliott wears on a hike

by Elliott Taylor – Denali New Haven Thermoball Vest Thermoball technology by The North Face is simply one of the best synthetic insulations on the market. In vest form it is the perfect layering...

buffs

Why we like Buffs

No, I’m not talking beach bodies, I’m talking about the multifunctional tubular headwear. My me, Buff was love at first use. There was a time that I would use bandannas under my cycling helmet...

Tiffany ready to hike

What Tiffany Wears on a Hike

Knowing what to wear on a hike is important. If you are not comfortable you will not enjoy yourself. In turn you may not want to go out again. This is especially important in...

basic work gloves

Marmot Basic Work Gloves

Calling them basic feels like an injustice. While they may appear basic with a quick glance, the Marmot Basic Work Gloves are so much more. To start off these are leather gloves. But these...

smartwool cover

Staff Smartwool Reviews

Product: Smartwool Socks Best uses: Any and everything! Merino wool isn’t itchy; its fibers have a much smaller diameter than your old traditional wool sweater. It regulates your body temperature in both the hot...

exum glove

Marmot Exum Guide Gloves

Product Marmot Exum Guide Gloves Best uses Being outside in cold weather when you still need use of your hands What I’ve used them for Keeping my hands warm all over New England including...

Ultra MT GTX

The North Face Ultra MT GTX Shoe

Product The North Face Ultra MT GTX Shoe Best uses Trail running Hiking What I’ve used them for Hiking and trail running around Connecticut Favorite aspects of the product For me, The North Face...