Gear Reviews

Suunto Ambit3 Run review

The Suunto Ambit3 Run in Lime. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

The Suunto Ambit3 Run is just like the original Suunto Ambit (review here) that I have been using for the last three years. But recent iterations of the Ambit have been paired down versions, such as the Sport, Peak and…

Alite Designs Monarch Chair review

The Alite Designs Monarch Chair review on the shores of the Colorado River in Cataract Canyon.

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…

Voke energy tablet review

Voke Energy Tablets come is a small tin, which is perfect for an on-the-go, outdoor caffeine fix. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

Problem: you’re high on a cliff or in the mountains, and you’ve bonked. A fresh cup of coffee is miles away, and you have nothing in your pack to give you a quick caffeine fix. Solution: Voke. Voke is a…