Category Archives: Backpacking

Patagonia Micro Puff vs Nano Puff vs Nano Air – 3 Awesome Puffies, but What is Best for You?

Patagonia Micro Puff vs Nano Puff vs Nano Air

Patagonia Micro Puff vs Nano Puff vs Nano Air – 3 Awesome Puffies, but What is Best for You? If you are looking at great mid weight puffs then this is for you!  The Patagonia Micro Puff vs Nano Puff vs Nano Air showdown will go over the similarities and the differences of each jacket, so you can find the

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Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer 2 – New HyperDry Down

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer 2 Engearment

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer 2 – New HyperDry Down The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer 2 ($325) is an update to the extremely popular Ghost Whisperer jacket.  Now featuring a water-resistant down, called HyperDry, and ridiculously light construction.  Using Mountain Hardwear’s own 10D Whisper Ripstop material to save weight and is made of 100% recycled fabrics.  Wow, that is a lot

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Leki Helicon Lite Pole – More Bang for Your Buck and Bounce for the Ounce

Leki Helicon Lite Pole

Leki Helicon Lite Pole – More Bang for Your Buck and Bounce for the Ounce Wil Rickards Leki Helicon Lite Pole  Let’s be real; not only does riding in the backcountry take a serious investment in knowledge. It also tends to empty your wallet quicker than you can say, “check out my turns, bro.” Finding something that does not cost

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Rab Superlight Shelter 4 – The Most Useful Thing You Didn’t Know you Needed!

Rab Superlight Shelter 4

Rab Superlight Shelter 4 Probably the most useful thing you didn’t know you needed. Wil Rickards Do you like to spend time above the tree-line? Then I want to let you into the best-kept secret of American mountaineering. One that will put you way ahead of the game if the poo hits the fan or if you like your creature

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