Camp-spresso: The Moka Pot

It’s Overland Journal’s fault. I’ve long appreciated the pleasures of the morning coffee ritual, an easy vice to maintain in the city, but one that is typically tolerable at best in camp. Working in an office…

OAUSA BorregoFest

BorregoFest 2012

If late October finds you in Southern California longing for adventure, or just a weekend getaway, swing by Outdoor Adventure USA’s annual BorregoFest.

Review: The WaterField Cargo

Over the past several months I’ve been trapped in the seemingly endless search for that perfect balance between got-it-all, and the liberty got-it-all prevents in an “everyday” bag. You name it, I’ve carried it—from sleek and…

Review: GearPods® Wilderness

I have to admit, when I was first handed the GearPods® Wilderness emergency kit for evaluation I chuckled. Decades of testing, reviewing, and custom-tailoring such kits have left me with a bias against “off-the-shelf survival”, and…

Review: Gear Pockets

Gear Pockets are just that—a grid of organizational pockets for holding your gear. The system is designed with the wall of a garage or tent in mind, but it can be used just as easily on…