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adidas Supernova Shoe Review

The adidas Supernova is a brand new shoe from adidas.  It replaced the Adidas Glide.  I never ran in the Glide, but I have run in the… 354 more words


Patagonia Women's Down Sweater Jacket

Patagonia’s stuff is expensive!  I like to call them Pata-gucci, a term coined by a friend of mine when shopping in one of their stores.  Thanks to true diligence though, I scored one on… 563 more words


Luci Lux Inflatable Solar Light 1 Year Review: A Surprisingly Awesome Accessory for Backpacking and Travel

My partner asked for the Luci Lux LED Inflatable Solar Lantern for Christmas in 2015.  I thought it was really gimmicky and not very useful and reluctantly bought it for her.   301 more words

Ultralight Backpacking

Gear Review: Alps OutdoorZ - Big Bear X

Alps OutdoorZ Big Bear X Lumbar Pack

“Based on the wildly popular Big Bear from our ALPS OutdoorZ line, the Big Bear X is an upgrade in all facets of the design. 1,054 more words


Blue Halo RetroFlex II 7wt Initial Rod Impressions

I recently had the pleasure of receiving a 7wt Blue Halo Rod for Christmas from my wife. I asked for a 7wt model for my upcoming trip out west for trophy trout. 1,278 more words

Gear Review

Equipment for a Polar Traverse: Skis, bindings, skins and boots

Part 1: The baltic 

In this section I’ll try to cover as much as possible about the gear required for a Polar Traverse and in particular an activity in the Baltic region where there are no massive hills to climb and the main challenge is always the low temperatures from a constant wind over the frozen sea. 437 more words

Crispi Top Expedition

Epsoak Sport

EPSOAK SPORT – Train Hard, Recover Easy

“Disclaimer: I received an 8.5 lb canister of Epsoak Sport to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. 563 more words