Outdoor Gear

Tents, backpacks, sleeping bags, outdoor cooking, lights, clothing, footwear and S’mores.

REI Mountain Gaiters

As I slogged into a 15mph breeze among North America’s tallest sand dunes, my every footfall kicked up a cloud of fine sand which was caught by the wind and carried back into my lower legs.  Until the serious climbing…

SPOT X – Keep in Touch, Stay Safe

Friends and family worry about us and maybe they should just a little.  If something goes wrong during a trip, how will we get help?  Even if nothing goes wrong, our husbands, wives, and friends like to know that we…

FITS® Announces Release of Groundbreaking Invisible Sock

New Invisible Sock features revolutionary knitting process and seamless one-piece construction FITS® is an American manufacturer of the best-fitting socks on the market. They’ll proudly showcase their latest innovation—the Invisible Sock at Outdoor Retailer’s 2018 November Market in Denver, CO. FITS’…

BackLight series back in stock

Our friends at Think Tank Photo/MindShift Gear just alerted us that their very popular BackLight rear-entry backpacks are back in stock.  These may be the most popular backpacks in all of outdoor photography.  They come in three sizes (36 liter,…

Point6 Merino Socks

When Point6 offered some of their Merino socks for review, they may not have known what a sock snob I was. But I did my homework, and realized they hit all the key points. Made in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, they’re…