Category: Product Reviews

Pacsafe’s sleek, roller carry-on luggage is nimble in any situation and packed full of valuable anti-theft features. By David Link Interestingly the Pacsafe brand is built as much upon heartache as it is on adventure. Whether you travel to the local coffee shop or overseas, like it or not your luggage and bags are always a target. Should your bag or your valuables end up snatched by thieves, we can all […]

By Jeff Burleson For more than five years, the Onyx M-16 has wowed adventurists with its economical, low profile, lightweight, and easy-to-use design. And this year, Onyx improved their current M-16 version with a more ergonomically designed pull cord mechanism to solve a potential issue. Not only is the pull cord handle easier to grasp, […]

By Mayrena Hernandez I added the Sporthill Transverse II Pant to my running gear collection at the most ideal time. A little backstory on myself, I am originally from Arlington, Texas (DFW area for those of you not familiar with Arlington), but I am now a doctoral student at UW-Madison located in Madison, Wisconsin. In […]

Work or play, the Danner Stronghold excels in style and comfort. If your dayto day takes you into either the job site or the outdoors, the Stronghold is a great place to start. By David Link Frankly work and recreation blend together as far as footwear goes in my life. I own several pairs of reliable boots, but none of them are earmarked “work” or “recreation” specific boots. This is because I believe in regularly wearing boots that can do it all. I need to be comfortable, […]

When preparing to tow a heavily loaded trailer, there are two figures to consider. One is the Gross Trailer Weight Rating, or GTWR. It constitutes the complete mass of the trailer along with all its content including cargo, fluids and accessories. The other is Tongue Weight. It is the portion of the GTWR that is […]

The Korkers Ultra Ice Cleat System offers secure performance that similar cleat models simply can’t.  By David Link The use of crampons or ice cleats has become increasingly common with hikers and joggers who want to stay active even when the elements hit. Ice cleats are easily attached to and removed from any footwear you own, and in a matter of […]

A challenging hike with the Korkers Snowmageddon Boots and a following review. By David Link A thin sheet of ice and snow covered the winding mountain road to the trailhead. In the backseat alongside my pack, a new pair of Korkers Snowmageddon Boots were ready for the trail. As I pulled off to park, I […]

By Jeff Burleson I recently got the chance to wear a pair of Fish Monkey FM11 Guide Gloves on several of my fall fishing adventures in Coastal South Carolina. While I rarely wore gloves in the past for any reason, after wearing the Fish Monkey Half Finger Guide Gloves all day long on a half-dozen […]

By Pete Rogers As a resident of South Carolina where we really only have two seasons, summer and Christmas, it isn’t always easy to select good quality base layers when traveling to northern states to hunt. In my home state, it very seldom gets cold enough during our deer season to get the chance to […]

A middleweight in an excellent class of Leupold laser rangefinders. Nothing quite prepares you for complex shots in hunting like a laser rangefinder. Aiming from distance is challenging beyond simply holding the rifle steady. Every breath of the wind and every extra yard between you and the target can decide everything. Today, let us take […]