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Backpack Reviews

Our In-Depth Review of Maxpedition Sitka Gearslinger

Our Maxpedition Sitka Gearslinger Backpack Review – Should You Buy It?

UPDATED: PROS Durable materials Extra hydration reservoir Three compartments with plenty of room Light weight Grime and water resistance CONS The buckles tend to snap off The stitches tend to come off Carrying strap tears off Here is something completely new in the world of backpacks. This backpack is a complete...
Our In-Depth Review of Condor 3 Day Assault Pack

In-Depth Review Of Condor 3 Day Assault Pack for 2018

UPDATED: PROS Impeccable design Huge storage space Made out of 1000D nylon Waterproof Affordable CONS Zipper tabs are not so durable Zipper flaps can get in the way when closing the bag. If you are the type of person that likes to go on long hikes or camp, you know the...
Our In-Depth Review of Aqua Quest Stylin

Our AquaQuest Stylin Review: Is This The Best Waterproof Backpack for 2018?

UPDATED: PROS Many additional features for extra comfort and stability Lightweight High volume capacity Extremely durable Versatile and intended for many purposes CONS The stitches tend to fall apart Poor sewing quality It lets the water in It is not long-lasting if used every day with optimum load Zippers tend...
Our In-Depth Review of 5.11 tactical rush 12

Our 5.11 Tactical Rush12 Backpack Review for 2018

UPDATED: PROS Waterproof Multipurpose Bag 16 Compartments CONS Stitches fall apart Hotspots It bulges with time Here's a real treat for serious backpackers and something completely new and exciting for the people who are new to multi practical backpacks. The 5.11 tactical rush 12 backpack can be three different things at...
Our In-Depth Review of CamelBak 2016 Mule

Our In-Depth CamelBak 2016 M.U.L.E. Hydration Pack Review for 2018

UPDATED: PROS Durable and reliable Plenty of space 3L water bladder Lightweight Rainproof CONS The mouthpiece tends to disfigure The price Mediocre ventilation Since the first time it hit the market, the CamelBak 2016 M.U.L.E. hydration pack is among the favorite such bags among outdoor sports lovers and people who like...
Our In-Depth Review of Gonex Ultralight

Gonex Ultralight Handy Travel Backpack Review – A Cool Budget Buy for 2018?

UPDATED: PROS Affordable price tag Ultralight Can fit into most bags CONS Easy to tear with sharp objects Needs more zipper compartments Does not have reinforced botom When you are in the market for a new traveling backpack, you should always only look at the best options. When it comes to...

Cycling

Bontrager XR2 Tire Review

The Bontrager XR2 Team Issue TLR (tubeless ready) tire is about as good as it gets for an XC race tire.  I’ve tried a...

Native Eyewear Sunglasses Review

Native Eyewear asked if I wanted to review a few pairs of their sunglasses, so I happily obliged.  They gave me several pairs of...

Skiing

Gotama

Review: 2009 Volkl Gotama Ski

I LOVE my Volkl Gotamas.  Its that simple.  Ive been telemark skiing for 5 or 10 years now and Ive skied a lot of skis and the one I choose to ski day in and day out is the 2009 Volkl Gotama.  They're a fat ski at 105 under...
G3 Targa Ascent Telemark Ski Binding

Review: G3 Targa Ascent Telemark Ski Binding

Anyone who has skied both alpine touring bindings & telemark bindings in the backcountry has felt the value of having a free pivoting binding.  Your legs are just a little more fresh (or a lot more fresh) at the end of each climb.  The telemark industry has listened and...

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