Gear Reviews

AGS Brands Bluet Pocket Stove review

AGS Brands Bluet Pocket Stove, ready for some cooking action.

Backpacking stoves come in all shapes and sizes, from the ever popular Jetboil, to slow simmering Primus stoves. But for the ultralight backpacker or survivalist out there, size matters. That’s why the Bluet Pocket Stove is a good option. It…

Selk’bag 4G Lite review

Selk'bag 4G Lite. Image courtesy Selk'bag.

Gumby. That’s what immediately comes to mind when I put on the Selk’bag 4G Lite. It’s a wearable sleeping bag, or what the company calls a “sleepwear system” that allows freedom of movement unlike conventional mummy-style bags. The Selk’bag may…

Chaco Otis Nurl Boots review

Chaco Otis Nurl Boots

Chaco is known, of course, for their sandals. But for hard core Chaco lovers, the coming of winter months is a time to despair, as their beloved Chacos are banished to the closet. Well everyone should mourn no more. Chaco…

Lorpen Tri-Layer Trail Light Socks review

Lorpen Tri-Layer Light Trail Socks.

Socks aren’t the most glamorous piece of gear in anyone’s arsenal, and most people (myself included) don’t think much about what they’re wearing inside their shoes. But the fact is that socks are an important part of any getup because keeping…