Category: Camping

Klymit V Sheet review

The goal of every camping gear company is to make your sleeping experience outside as comfortable as going to bed at home. That is especially true with Klymit. Along with sleeping pads, inflatable pillows and innovate sleeping bags, they also…

Klymit Luxe Pillow review

Pillows are the most uncomfortable bit of camping gear, in my opinion. Backpacking camp pillows generally are too small, and the inflatable types make your head slide off. Others just don’t have enough support and give me a kink in…

Mountain Hardwear Hotbed Flame 20° sleeping bag review

Cold spots are the source of my bad experiences with any sleeping bags. Poorly constructed baffles, bunched up insulation, and even a lack of good zipper draft tubes have all been culprits that let cold air in. But the big…

MSR Windboiler Stove review

A hot meal in the backcountry can cure almost everything that ails you. Sore feet and cold bones melt away when you’re enjoying spoonfuls of your favorite dish. But before you dine, you must cook…and for that you’ll need a…

Alite Designs Monarch Chair review

Multi-day backpacking excursions generally require you to sacrifice comfort in return for a lighter pack. One of the first things to stay at home is the camp chair. But with the Alite Designs Monarch Chair, you don’t have to rely…

Hike to Ibantik Lake in the Uinta Mountains

There’s certainly no shortage of picturesque lakes to visit in Utah’s Uinta Mountains. With literally thousands of choices, it can be tough to select any one body of water for a destination. Ibantik Lake, nestled below the mighty Notch Peak…