Black Diamond Distance FLZ Review: My Best Trekking Poles

In this Black Diamond Distance FLZ Review, I detail what I liked and didn’t like as well as why it changed my attitude towards trekking poles in general.

Osprey Ozone 46 Review: Can This Travel Pack Go Hiking?

This Osprey Manta 46 Review looks at how well this predecessor to the wildly popular Osprey Farpoint 40 performs for both travel as well as for day hiking.

Osprey Manta 34 Review: The Perfect Outdoor Day Pack?

In this Osprey Manta 34 Review, we look in-depth at how well it performs as a day hiking backpack given our experiences chasing waterfalls around the world.

What Is The Best Travel Hiking (and Camera) Backpack?

What Is The Best Travel Hiking and Camera Backpack? I’ve looked for such a pack ever since our waterfall chasing went global, and here’s what I’ve found.

How I Use My Osprey Manta 34 As A Travel & Hiking Backpack

The Osprey Manta 34 backpack is meant for day hiking, but I’ve also chased waterfalls around the world with it. This is how I’ve also used it as a travel pack.

7 Reasons To Shop At REI Instead Of Amazon For Outdoor Gear

Amazon may be killing brick-and-mortar stores around the world, but here are 7 reasons why shopping for outdoor gear at REI yields a better experience.

Chaco Z1 Classic Review: The Most Versatile Outdoor Sandal?

This Chaco Z1 Classic Sandal Review goes deep into what I liked and didn’t like over my years of experiences with it. So is it deserving of its popularity?

Keen Arroyo 2 Sports Sandal Review: A Capable Water Shoe?

This Keen Arroyo 2 Review goes deep into my years of experience wearing this sports sandal primarily for watery hikes, but is it useful in other situations?

Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX Hiking Boot Review

The Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX Hiking Boot seemed to get lots of positive reviews. So I gave it a try to see if it might become my go-to boot on waterfall hikes

Garmin Fenix 6X Pro Sapphire Review – A Capable GPS Device?

This Garmin Fenix 6X Pro Sapphire Review goes deep into my love-hate relationship with using this pricey sports watch as a handheld GPS unit replacement

Gaia GPS Review – The Killer App For The Great Outdoors?

Can this app turn our iPhone into a handheld GPS device and do the job better than those dedicated GPS units? We find out in the Gaia GPS Review.

Vasque St Elias GTX Hiking Boot Review: A Truly Waterproof Boot?

I have been wearing the Vasque St Elias GTX Waterproof Hiking Boot for several years. In this review, I will detail what I like and don’t like about it.