Tag Archive for backpacking

Slingfin CrossBow 2 R/S

The Slingfin CrossBow 2 R/S four season, two person tent is a relatively new offering. Slingfin was kind enough to loan me one for testing and review. After carrying the tent in my pack, I think the CrossBow 2 R/S is a…

Lowa Vantage GTX Mid Boots

My Lowa Vantage GTX Mid boots arrived just in time for fall backpacking. I’ve owned one other pair of Lowa boots so I knew what to expect in terms of quality. After walking many miles in these shoes, I can say…

Folding Firebox Stoves Gen 2 Nano

The Folding Firebox Stoves Gen 2 Nano is a well-made, versatile, and very capable piece of backpacking gear. I’ll go into more detail in my review, but that first sentence sums it up. Firebox sent a Gen 2 Nano Combo Kit…

Klymit’s Insulated Static V Luxe

Klymit recently introduced the super-size version of their fantastic Insulated Static V sleeping pad. The Insulated Static V Luxe offers all of the great features of its smaller sibling in a larger package. Klymit allowed me to borrow one for…

Vasque Inhaler GTX Boots

Vasque sent a pair of the new Inhaler GTX mid height boots over for a review. I’ve been wearing these boots nearly every day for the past two months and I’m pretty impressed. I have owned three or four pairs…