Category Archive: Activities

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

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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Ally's Bar

Ally’s Bar Energy Bar Review

There is always a new type of bar at the local outdoor store – today’s is Ally’s Bar. It’s a sweet potato based energy bar that boasts its non-gmo, gluten free, organic and vegan ingredients.

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Pack Gear Travel Organizer

PACK Gear Travel Organizer Review

The PACK Gear Travel Organizer is a packing cube that not only keeps your stuff where it belongs in your pack but also keeps it organized like a travel closet when you get to basecamp (by basecamp I mean your buddy’s couch). Setting the Travel Organizer apart is it’s two hooks, attached to the left and right […]

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Deuter ACT Zero 50 + 15 Backpack

Deuter ACT Zero 50 + 15 Backpack Review

The Deuter ACT Zero 50 + 15 backpack is the Batman of backpacks. It’s not the backpack I want but it’s the backpack I need. My friends know that when it comes to any single piece of gear my backpack is the thing I’m most picky about. I own roughly 10 various backpacks and of those […]

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Leatherman Leap

Leatherman Leap Multitool Review

The Leatherman Leap is a unique multitool. It’s aimed at children and consequently made “safe”. According to Leatherman “the Leap includes safety locks that keep fingers from the path of the tools, a two-hand opening knife blade for safer deployment, and a secure grip designed to train users to properly and safely operate tools. The […]

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Moon Cheese

Moon Cheese Review

Moon Cheese. That unique delicacy that drove men wild and spurred the space race to new heights. That was until we realized the moon was made of rocks not cheese so we dropped the moon like it was hot never to return. In place of real Moon Cheese we have this stuff. According to the […]

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Packed Car

Basecamp comfort

I’ve often found that the night before a expedition is many times the least comfortable part of the trip.  All your stuff is packed up and inaccessible so you are left to either sleep on some rock hard bunk in a base camp hut or (more often than not for me) curl up on some […]

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