L.L. Bean Snowfield Backpack Review
Last spring and so far this winter I have had the opportunity to ski with one of L.L. Beans new line of ski and snow inspired backcountry backpacks, The Snowfield Day Pack. L.L. Bean Makes Backpacks? First off I would like to say I had no idea L.L. Bean even made backpacks so I was  [...]
Dakine Blade 38l Backpack Review
When it comes to lugging around a bunch of gear for the backcountry I tend to gravitate toward Dakine backpacks. Dakine’s designer clearly work hand and hand with their athletes as these backpacks are incredibly functional and well thought out. For the past year I have been testing the 38l Dakine Blade Backpack on all  [...]
Showers Pass Utility Backpack Review
The Showers Pass Utility Backpack is just the next stage in the evolutionary blending of the hardcore road cyclist and the commited pedal commuter, a lightweight style-heavy monster ready for whatever mother nature throws at it. Not that I’m a roadbiker. I mountain bike a bit; townie cruise when I can. But otherwise I’m usually  [...]