Astral Green Jacket Review
Let me start this review off by saying what this product is not, a life jacket, instead this review is of a personal floating device from Astral.  Astral’s Green Jacket PFD has become the go to rescue vest for kayakers, paddlers and river guides around the world. If you ever find yourself in a rescue  [...]
Big Agnes Frying Pan Tent Review
Over the last 2 months I have had the opportunity to test the Big Agnes Frying Pan SL2 tent.  I primarily used it for my shelter on multi-day rafting trips on the Colorado River, Yampa River, Green River, and Salmon River. Find out what I liked about the tent and what can be improved in  [...]
The North Face Mens Flight RKT Shoe Review
Perhaps the lightest pair of trail running shoes you’ll ever put on comes to us from The North Face.  Teaming up with ultrarunner Rob Krar, The North Face created the Flight RKT series of featherweight running gear designed for moving light and fast through mountainous terrain.  I had a chance to test out The North Face  [...]
Orvis Men’s Pro Wading Jacket Review
I tested the Orvis Men’s Pro Wading Jacket on a wet river trip. Not fishing, but camping and packrafting the upper Owyhee River in eastern Oregon, perhaps the most remote river in America. I wore the jacket for four days as a “splash jacket” and found it to be a fine, multi-purpose, breathable rain shell.  [...]
12 of the Best Men’s Hybrid Bikes For Zipping Around Town
Hybrid bikes give riders the best of both worlds: they’re efficient and comfortable on the road, but they’re capable enough for some light off-road riding, too. They’re perfect for commuters, fitness enthusiasts, and anyone who’s looking for a general-purpose bike that can do anything. But there are tons of hybrids out there—how do you pick  [...]
Tilley AIRFLO Hat Review
There was a time when people that wore Tilley hats would stop one another on the side of the road to acknowledge good taste and fine craftsmanship.  Those days will return thanks in part to this review.  If you don’t own a Tilley hat, you really ought to and here’s why. Tilley AIRFLO Review Tilley  [...]