Category: Gear

The Portable Keg

I have been enjoying draft beverages for 4 years now and have come to expect a great deal out of my receptacle for carrying brews to and from the tap house. This last year I have been putting the miles on a growler by…

High Voltage Travel

Boogying around the world and trying to stay connected to your blog can be a test of battery life and patience. Like all things in life, batteries included, will fade without a boost now and again. I will be heading out soon and trying…

Online Avy Training On The Cheap

I have been dipping my toes into the realm of backcountry snowboarding for a few months now and I am overwhelmed by the amount of knowledge and skill that is involved in the activity. Not only is the equipment an investment, but being able…

Go Big and Stay Light.

In the new age of “ultralight” traveling there is a push to get your pack weight below a certain number, which fluctuates with the commitment or insanity level of the traveler. I have been dabbling with ultralight backpacking this summer with the help of…

Give Them Socks For Christmas!

Darn Tough socks sold me first with the name, I am a sucker for a quality play on words. Once they had caught my eye and I gave a pair a spin, they had won my heart. These socks are the only socks I…

The Shirt I would Never Give You Off My Back.

On a fluke I came across an Outdoor Research Echo shirt on the clearance rack at┬áSalem Summit, and it is by far the best clearance find I have found in a very long time! This shirt is featherlight, soft as silk, and breaths like…