Category Archive: MSR

MSR Alpine Salt and Pepper Shaker Review

Its that time of year when cobwebs are dusted off gear that has been sitting unused for several months and when that happens the majority of us get that urge to go down to our local outdoor store and buy new stuff! Everyone likes to upgrade a few things at the beginning of the season […]

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MSR Titan Kettle Review

The MSR Titan Kettle is a great small pot that can double as a bowl or mug. It’s sturdy, has a well thought out design and can, without a doubt, function perfectly as your do it all piece of cookware for the solo backpacker. When MSR designed this piece they set about to create a […]

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MSR Folding Utensils Review

The new and improved version of the MSR Folding Utensils are awesome! Generally I dislike folding utensils – nothing is more annoying than having your spoon collapse when you have a bite of soup halfway to your mouth.  With the new version of their Folding Utensils MSR fixed this problem by beefing up the locking […]

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MSR CamRing Cord Tensioners Review

Not much to review here.  These cord tensioners are great.  I use them not only on all my guy lines.  Sure, you don’t actually need these.  You can tie a great knot that does the exact same thing.  But when I’ve got cold, stiff fingers I’d much rather use one of these.  Besides, they weigh […]

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MSR Carbon-Core Tent Stake Review

The MSR Carbon-Core Tent Stake is advertised as the lightest full strength tent stake on the market.  While I don’t know if this is true or not they are super light, weighing just 5.7 g per stake.  They are made of a carbon core encased in a metal sheath and topped with a plastic cap.  They are fairly wide […]

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