Tag Archives: backpacking

Patagonia DAS Light Hoody – Best Belay Jacket for Moderately Cold Temps

Patagonia DAS Light Hoody Hood Engearment

Patagonia DAS Light Hoody – Best Belay Jacket for Moderately Cold Temps Drew Thayer Patagonia DAS Light Hoody is the “Micro Puff for climbers”: a minimalist, wind-proof belay jacket designed for rock climbing in moderately cold conditions. Patagonia DAS Light Hoody Review This is the jacket that I wanted the Micro Puff to be for climbing. I started bringing my

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MSR Away Team – Share Your Outdoor Stoke and Get Geared Up!

MSR Away Team

MSR Away Team – Share Your Outdoor Stoke and Get Geared Up!   Mountain Safety Research (MSR) is officially on the hunt for ambassadors for their newly created, first-ever MSR Away Team.  The team is looking for ambassadors who are driven, obsessed even, when it comes to outdoor adventures and gear testing. Climbers, trekkers, travelers, bikers, rafters, runners, surfers, and

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Kuhl Destroyr Pants Review – Great Lightweight Stretchy Pants

Kuhl Destroyr Pants

Kuhl Destroyr Pants – Great Lightweight Stretchy Pants The Kuhl Destroyr Pants $129 are a great 4 season softshell pant for active people. We go over the Kuhl Destroyr vs Klash and other features of these stretchy pants. Kuhl Destroyr Pants Review I have been using Kuhl brand pants and shorts for years.  We have detailed reviews up on the

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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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