Tag Archive: gear

GSI Outdoors Infinity Mug

Bought this mug to replace my titanium single wall one during winter trips to keep my beverages hot longer. Not a double wall but does it’s job just as well. We managed to… Continue reading

Osprey Kestrel 48 Backpack

When it comes to backpacks I put my trust in Osprey. Backpacks is what they do and they know their trade well. I bought my very first Osprey day pack in 2005 and… Continue reading

Mammut White Rose Boots

First of all let me tell you that I am absolutely thrilled with the comfort and stability these boots provide. I took them out of the box and off I went for a… Continue reading

Mammut Monolith Boots

I purchased these boots for Mt. Rainier climb and winter scrambles around Washington State. I was surprised how well they fit right out of the box. I owned La Sportiva Trango boots before… Continue reading

Mountain Hardwear Thermostatic Jacket

The main reason to buy insulated jacket is to stay warm so when the mountain forecast predicted a plunge down to 25 degrees I got excited about the opportunity to put the Thermostatic… Continue reading

Mountain Hardwear Thorsun Jacket

  When choosing the right shell I find the fit extremely important. What I am looking for is a jacket that provides maximum freedom of movement without being too boxy or baggy, yet… Continue reading

Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 3

We took this tent on a variety of trips in the Cascades and recently also on a three-week long thru-hike of the John Muir trail. During these adventures we encountered large variety of… Continue reading