All travelers understand the importance of clean drinking water, but too few know how to best select the proper water treatment system for their individual needs. It is an understandable conundrum as there are seemingly endless options for filters, purifiers, and chemical solutions. Over the span of the last two years, I set out to evaluate…
A compact and portable hand saw is a convenient tool everyone should have in their arsenal. I’ve tried dozens over the years, some good, many only good for a short while before they dulled prematurely or simply fell apart. With spring fully sprung and a lot of deadfall laying around my local forest, I realized…
Nemo’s super sleeper is the most comfortable bush bunk we have ever tested.
Several times a year I’m contacted by an upstart company asking if I can help promote their Kickstarter campaign. My canned answer, delivered sometimes abruptly, is always––no thanks. I’ve learned my lesson featuring projects which not only failed to achieve their fundraising goals, but effectively robbed people of their hard won cash. That doesn’t mean…
The power of a chainsaw in your back pocket.
Australia’s premium gear maker jumps into the expedition duffle game.
The roof top tent has become an omni-present fixture 0f the overlanding world. As such, we have published dozens of reviews and op-eds espousing the benefits of truck-top sleeping as well as comparative thoughts on soft-sided tents versus their hard shelled counterparts. Without rehashing that debate yet again, let’s dive into the reasons why any overlander would…
If you’re anything like me, getting my day rolling without a cup of piping hot coffee is nigh impossible. Because my backwood outings range from vehicle supported forays with copious amounts of gear, to trips with the absolute minimum, my coffee making methods vary wildly. Fortunately, there are a number of new products on the…
Which is better, hard or soft RTTs?
Adventure is a thirsty business, so whether you’re making an early drive from camp with a hot cup of coffee, or passing around some craft whiskey by the fire, it’s best to have the right container for the job. Buy the wrong one, and you might end up with a leaking mess all over your car or yourself….
Sea to Summit redefines sleepy bliss with a new bag, pad, and pillow combo without peer.
Many argue this is the best expedition-grade 2 person tent ever made. I am one of them.
Developed in the African bush and now available in the States, we test SnoMaster’s 42 liter fridge/freezer.
The search has ended for the best backcountry shower shack.
A chuck box of the luxury nature
Eezi-awn’s next evolution in roof top sleeping is as impressive as we expected it to be.
Sitting is Believing
Overlanding continues to make inroads into the growing outdoor industry.
Truly pocket-size, MSR’s latest personal water filter produces water with a gentle squeeze.
We take a look at GCIs rocking chair for the road