Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20

Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20

The ultra light weight, streamlined, Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20 is ideal for fast mov-ing, ounce counting and back country adventures. We will take a closer look at what makes this pack so versatile. The Fastpack 20 borrows from Ultimate Direction’s celebrated Signature series of running vests. I would also call this a vest pack. You […]

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Klymit Inertia O Zone Inflatable Sleeping Pad

Klymit Inertia O Zone Inflatable Sleeping Pad

This is the Klymit Inertia O Zone inflatable sleeping pad. And while it may not look like any other sleeping pad you have ever seen, it actually is an innovative combination of ultra lightweight design, packability and surprising comfort. With three hikers and weight conscious backpackers in might, Klymit has really stripped away anything unnecessary […]

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Klymit Static V Sleeping Pad

Klymit Static V Sleeping Pad

This is the Static V inflatable sleeping pad; an excellent backpacking option that effectively balances weight, packed size and comfort and we’ll take a look at some of the specifics here, again the Klymit Static V. At a first glance there might not be any stand out features to the Static V other than its […]

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NEMO Cosmo Insulated Lite 20R Sleeping Pad

NEMO Cosmo Insulated Lite 20R Sleeping Pad

This is the NEMO Cosmo Insulated Lite 20R inflatable sleeping pad, light weight, compact, but a really nice bit of warmth and comfort for three season back packing. You can see the lateral or horizontal baffling here on the Cosmo Insulated Lite. It gives it a much more stable base than you would find on […]

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Therm-a-Rest Trail Pro Self-Inflating Sleeping Pad

Therm-a-Rest Trail Pro Self-Inflating Sleeping Pad

With a warm R-value of 4.8, compact dimensions when packed down and a thick, 2 inch base of comfort, the Therm-A-Rest Trail Pro is an extremely versatile pad for year-round backpacking or camping. That foam base throughout the pad also employs pressure mapping technology. What that means is, dual-density foams are used throughout the pad, […]

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Kelty SB 20 Women’s Dridown Sleeping Bag

Kelty SB 20 Women’s Dridown Sleeping Bag

We are taking a look at the Kelty women’s SB 20 degree sleeping bag. The stand out feature of this bag is its head to toe dry design. So starting up here at the head you can see it has a nice hood. This is a mummy style sleeping bag. So, you know, it is […]

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Marmot Men’s Zeus Jacket

Marmot Men’s Zeus Jacket

I am wearing Marmot’s Zeus jacket, a long time favorite in the Marmot line. This is a nice clean insulated piece. It has got premium 800 fill goose down. So it is light weight. It is compressible. And it looks great. Really kind of a do everything winter piece. Marmot utilizes a down proof fabric, […]

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Berghaus Women’s Ramche Hyper Down Jacket

Berghaus Women’s Ramche Hyper Down Jacket

I am wearing the women’s Ramche Hyper Down jacket by Berghaus. This is an ultra lightweight insulating piece that is insulated with high quality 850 fill down. The down is also Hydrodown which means that each plume is treated with a water resistant finish. What is so important about that is that the jacket is […]

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Kelty Coromell 20 Degree Sleeping Bag

Kelty Coromell 20 Degree Sleeping Bag

The Kelty Coromell 20 degree down sleeping bag is sort of a hybrid between your traditional mummy style sleeping bag and a rectangular sleeping bag. If you are familiar with the Kelty Cosmic down 20 degree, it is sort of a bigger, roomier version of that sleeping bag. And we will get into the details […]

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Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Degree Sleeping Bag

Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Degree Sleeping Bag

So we’re here with the Kelty Cosmic Down 20 Degree sleeping bag. This is a mummy bag and you can see here it comes in an awesome spotted green color. For those of you who don’t like that, it also comes in solid colors as well. And this bag has a lot of the basic […]

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