Tag: essentials

Gear review: Fizan compact trekking poles

A few weeks ago I was contacted by a representative from Massdrop on writing a review for one of their upcoming massdrops. For those of you not familiar with massdrop it’s a community or social […]

The UL Jacket – Essential gear for any backpacker

I once wrote an article a long time ago about the ultralight wind jacket and how I felt it was the single most important piece of gear for any backpacking regardless of your weight preferences. […]

Enlightened equipment revelation pro Quilt: Gear review

Some pieces of equipment become such an engrained part of your gear closet, a standard set piece in all your backpacking trips that they become easy to forget about. For me, the Enlightened equipment revelation […]

Review: Globalstar GSP 1700 satphone

I have now been using the Globalstar GSP 1700 satphone for about 6 months in different regions. (mainly in Sweden and Iceland now). I think this is a solid performer in most conditions. Lightweight and […]

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 […]

The wind jacket – Or the ultra secret weapon of the UL community

Yes the title is a bit gimmicky but stick with me here. I got a little inspired here to write about the wind shirt both by a recent post Jörgen from fjaderlatt.se wrote as well […]