Category: Gear reviews

Video Review: Haglöfs LIM Essens down jacket

Finally after getting a few hours over and a little bit of motivation, I got around to digging threw my hours and hours of video from Iceland (someday I will even compose a complete video). […]

Mountain laurel designs Solomid XL cuben 

Well, after feeling a little spontaneous I decided to splurge on a Cuben MLD Solomid XL (I believe this is the same thing as the Solomid 2016). I found this New on eBay For about […]

Gear Review: The Fujifilm X-T1

It’s been a while since I’ve done full on camera review. I think camera reviews are some of the hardest reviews to do simply because the only thing that really matters is the final product. […]

Black diamond HiLight tent – a gear review

Around winter is the time I start going through all my gear and seeing what might actually work and what won’t work in the winter. After reading a blog post a few years ago on […]

Gear Review: The Svea 123

What can I say about this legendary hiking stove that hasn’t already been said? Honestly, there is so much written about this stove that I won’t bother trying to be original and just accept the […]

Gear review: Mountain Laurel Designs Supermid

Think MLD Duomid only much much bigger. As you might know I truly enjoy the MLD Duomid and wrote a rather lengthy review of it here. The Supermid is for the most part just a […]

Gear review: Exped Thunder 70L backpack

I have been looking for a good winter backpack, or heavy load backpack for a while now. My heart has been set on the what I assume is excellent Hyperlite mountain gear porter 4400 packs […]

Gear Review: Thermarest xTherm sleeping pad

Let me start by saying that I sleep terribly whether I’m out on the trail or at home. My body just hates sleeping and most beds. With that said I have found some tricks that […]

Gear review: Trail designs Ti-tri Caldera Cone

Finally.. after two years of fairly constant use I think I am ready to give my review on the Trail designs Ti-tri Caldera Cone. I have the fusion Ti-tri that I purchased with all the extra […]

Gear Review: Mountain Laurel Design Duomid

Before I start this review it’s important to know, I wasn’t given this tarp, I wasn’t bribed or paid to say anything about this. (Though I gladly except brides) In fact Mountain laurel design has […]