Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter 3400 Backpack Review
Do you spend much time backpacking?  If so, most likely you’ve seen these white somewhat basic looking backpacks on the trail.  So why is it that experienced hikers and backpackers choose Hyperlite Mountain Gear? Well first off these packs are super lightweight.  I had the chance to test the Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter 3400 Backpack  [...]
MYSTERY RANCH Stein 62 Review
I’ve had the opportunity to test a bunch of backpacks this summer and when it comes to selecting a backpack for multi-day backpacking expeditions the pack that gets used the most is the MYSTERY RANCH Stein 62. With the ability to carry all your gear, tons of pockets and bunch bells and whistles, the 62  [...]
Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack Review
Are you looking for a do everything ultralight backpack? The Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack fit’s the bill. What’s most surprising about this backpack is just how much stuff the 40L capacity can actually hold. Gorilla 40 Ultralight Backpack Review I tested the Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack while ski touring and backpacking over the past  [...]
Mystery Ranch Patrol 35L Backpack Review
It’s funny, when a brand shows up on all the coconut telegrams, you think it’s some hot upstart that came out of the womb with guns blazing. But then you look into how a company like, say, Mystery Ranch has actually been around since 2000, working quietly and humbly on making the most perfect gear-luggers  [...]
Dakine Team Heli Pro 24L Backpack Review
A stylish backpack from Dakine that’s just as much at home sitting inside a heli basket as it is leaning against the back of a chairlift. The Dakine Heli Pro 24L Backpack is perfect for someone that likes to spend time riding around the resort with a backpack, perhaps ducking out of bounds, and even  [...]
Burton Tour 31L Backpack Review
When it comes to Burton’s [ak] line you’re going to get the best of the best.  So when I found out Burton had a splitboard specific touring backpack on the market under the [ak] umbrella I was eager to see if Burton could deliver on this front. For the past 4 months, I have had  [...]