Gear Reviews

Polarmax AYG Underwear review

Polarmax AYG Tech Silk Shirt. (Photo: Callista Pearson -

Performance cotton – that’s a misnomer, right? Well, it wasn’t long ago that cotton was verboten among outdoor circles due to the fabric’s lack of moisture management. But times have changed and the Polarmax AYG underwear with XTRdry™ performance cotton…

Clif Bar Gary’s Panforte review

A closer look at the packaging of the new Gary's Panforte Clif Bar. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

Clif Bars have been ubiquitous with outdoor recreation for decades now, and they continue to offer some of the most flavorful, nutritious bars around. In fact, they’ve been slinging bars for 20 years. In celebration of their big anniversary, Clif…

BlenderBottle Sport Mixer review

The screw-on, snap-top lid of the Blender Bottle. (Photo: Jared Hargrave -

The outdoors is my gym, but it wasn’t always like that. For years I worked out at an actual gym pumping iron with the meatheads, and mindlessly running nowhere on a treadmill. After every workout, I would have a protein…