Gear Review: The MSR Guardian Purifier

No one wants to get sick on a camping trip, especially from bad water. Harmful water can contain viruses, bacteria, protozoans, and particulates. Having a good filtering system that helps protect you from bad water is a key component to any camping or backpacking trip. The MSR Guardian first grabbed our attention in 2016 after... Continue Reading →

Gear Review: Pocket Bellows

Fire has 3 basic needs; fuel, heat, and oxygen. The Pocket Bellows by Epiphany Outdoor Gear directs oxygen with pinpoint accuracy, directly to where its needed. No more blowing aimlessly until you are dizzy.

Gear Review: The Ka-Bar Utensil

When looking for gear, the best options tend to be multi-purpose. It's easy to see why the Ka-Bar Tactical Spork would seem like a great choice for utensils. A fork, spoon, and knife all in one. However, it falls short of our standards. The Specs Made from polymer plasticWeighs 0.1 lbs"Heavily" serrated lifeSpork length is... Continue Reading →

Gear Review: Hennessy SnakeSkins

I wasn’t looking for a new storage system when I came across Hennessy’s SnakeSkins. But after seeing them demonstrated, I wanted them. I have been using them for a full season now and am very happy with my decision to make them a part of my hammocking experience. The Specs Packed Weight: 2.3 ozPacked Size: 6″... Continue Reading →

Gear Review: Warbonnet Superfly

I wanted a high quality, highly versatile tarp/rainfly to compliment my Clark NX-270 hammock. After weeks of research, I settled on the Warbonnet Superfly Rainfly and have not been disappointed. The Specs of the Superfly Ridgeline Length: 11 feetWidth: 10 feetWeight: 15 ounces"All Season" Tarp The Pros "Great for cold weather use or folks who want... Continue Reading →

Gear Review: Clark NX-270

How you camp is just as important as where you camp. Having a suitable shelter that fits your needs plays a major role in having a successful (and happy) trip. Back in April, I made the decision to switch from a tent to a hammock. It reduced the weight I carried, the amount of space... Continue Reading →

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