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Feature: The Swiss Army Stove

The Swiss Army Ranger Stove—is without a doubt one of the original “ultra light” cooking options. Compact, versatile, and easy to use, it continues to be a quintessential part of the classic kitchen kit. {loadposition bellymain3} The complete package fits nicely into many of the “one liter” bottle carriers and pockets commonly available. Dry weight is a…


Gear of the Year – 4WD Equipment 2011 – Overland Awards

The overland market is growing at a rapid pace, which is providing for innovation and a wide range of new products.  As a result, the team at Expedition Portal has started an industry award, Gear of the Year for multiple categories (each featured in a different article) and based upon their price point, with a…

comparo: Kindle Fire vs. iPad vs. iPhone

Kindle Fire for Adventure Travel

As long-time Amazon Prime members, we ordered an early release Kindle Fire for evaluation.  Given the form factor, we considered its suitability for adventure travel.  Being just in the middle of the iPad and iPhone on size, the Fire immediately feels more portable and with the rubber surround, more robust. Without question, the Fire lacks…