Outdoor Technology Chips Review
The Chips wireless headphones from Outdoor Technology are a convenient in helmet audio system with a number of well-designed features. They are easy to use and compatible with any audio friendly liners from eight of the top snow helmet brands. Outdoor Technology Chips Review Chips use Bluetooth technology and are compatible with any Bluetooth enabled  [...]
Casio Pro Trek Altimeter Watch Review
The Casio Pro Trek Opp Triple Sensor Watch was built with the outdoor adventurer and backcountry traveler in mind. This watch is packed with features including a compass, barometer, altimeter, and thermometer, which are all useful tools when traveling in the backcountry. Now all of these tools can be found in one simple watch, the  [...]
Garmin Edge 500 Review
When it comes to GPS, Garmin is king. Everyone knows the name, and everyone knows what they do. I recently picked up a Garmin Edge 500 GPS to see if their reputation for excellence extended to their low-/mid-range bike gear. Here’s a breakdown of what I found out. Garmin Edge 500 Review The Edge 500  [...]
UrbanEars Plattan Review
I needed a new pair of headphones and I decided to go with the UrbanEars Platten Headphones. As you probably noticed, these headphones aren’t made for snowboarding. I personally don’t like to listen to music while I’m riding so I opted for a bulkier pair that would provide an excellent way to listen to jams  [...]
Skullcandy Smokin Buds Review
I needed a new pair of ear buds and everyone told me I should get a pair of Skullcandy headphones. I wanted something small enough to fit under my snowboard helmet and bike helmets. I chose the Skullcandy Smokin Buds Headphones for there size and audio quality. The Skullcandy Smokin Buds fit snugly in the  [...]
Eton FRX5 Emergency Radio
You never can be too prepared. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, it’s better safe than sorry in an emergency situation. And a weather radio is a staple of any home preparedness kit. But you don’t want to invest in just any old weather radio. It’s essential to do your research  [...]
Olympia Two-Way Radio Review
I haven’t used a set of 2 way radios for a long time. After receiving the Olympia Two-Way R500 series Radio. I was excited to test them out in the backcountry. Olympia R500 Two Way Radio Review These two ways are full of bells and whistles. 50 channels simplex channels and 8 repeater channels, NOAA  [...]
GoPro Hero3+ Review Black Edition
Anyone that knows anything about video cameras knows that GoPro is the company that defines action footage. And their GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition is among their very best offerings. The evolutionary action cam is one of the most versatile products on the market with video resolutions beyond 1080p (up to 4K) all available in a  [...]