Category Archive: Alpine Mountineering

Onebar Energy Bar Review

While the Onebar may have been born out of a desire to feed children something delicious adults benefiting from having a delicious energy bar on the market can’t be a bad thing. Each bar is one serving of fruit and is made from high quality vegan and gluten free ingredients.

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C2 Performance Tights

C2 Performance Tights Review

The C2 Performance Tights were made for the days when others decide to stay home. Constructed from a thicker material these tights can stand alone or be layered underneath heavier layers when the temperature really drops.

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C2 Elite Half Zip

C2 Elite Power Wool Half Zip Review

The Elite Half Zip from C2 is a classic base layer that’s great for when temperatures start to drop. This next to skin layer is made from Polartec Power Wool, a “natural synthetic-hybrid” material, to achieve the benefits of both wool and synthetic.

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Klymit Pillow X

Klymit Pillow X Review

The Klymit Pillow X is a lightweight inflatable pillow targeting the ultralight backpacker. A pillow is on my short list of luxury items that I pack on any extended backpacking trip. If you don’t sleep well your trip will suffer the consequences. The X pillow sets itself apart from the crowd with its iconic X […]

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Paleo Meals To Go

Paleo Meals To Go Review

The selection of backpacker meals on the market has exploded lately. Options abound for not only those sick of the traditional Mountain House meal but also for those with dietary restrictions. Case in point Paleo Meals To Go. Produced by an outdoor enthusiast and his mother, they are aimed at anyone who wants to eat […]

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Jetboil MicroMo Cooking System Review

The MicroMo is Jetboil’s latest entry into their line of cooking systems. The big selling point of the MicroMo is that it utilizes the same fuel regulator as the MiniMo (allowing for great simmer control) but it’s jammed into a much smaller and lighter stove. Want to cook food in a Jetboil while you are deep in […]

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Electro-Bites

Fuel 100 Electro-Bites Review

Fuel 100 Electro-Bites are a calorie and electrolyte replacement on the go snack for distance athletes. Their primary selling points are their salty taste (compared to all the sweet snacks currently on the market) and their ability to dissolve in your mouth after a quick crunch and swish of water. No more sludge like energy […]

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WIN Detergent Review

Detergent might not be something you expect to see reviewed on an outdoor blog but if you spend enough time having epic adventures you will smell bad and your average detergent probably isn’t doing it’s job. I am a particularly sweaty guy and I’ve had a problem with my outdoor and workout clothes stinking in the […]

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XShot Sport Pole

XShot Sport Pole Review

The XShot Sport Pole is a selfie stick made for your GoPro, camera, phone or other action cam. These days capturing your outdoor moments has become almost as important as actually participating in them. Everyone knows the old adage of “Pics or it didn’t happen”. Thats where the XShot Sport Pole comes in. With a multisport […]

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Go skiing!

How to repair your ski pants

Your ski pants can take quite a beating throughout the course of a ski season. But, with a little bit of maintenance your ski pants can last not just this season but many to come. I try to do most major gear maintenance twice a season – once halfway through and once at the end. I […]

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