Gear Reviews

All outdoor gear reviews at are hands-on and experiential. I don’t just copy manufacturer’s product descriptions. Thought I’d mention that.

The following is a list of my most popular reviews. For a complete list (now 461+) go to

Backpack Reviews

Shelters, Tents, and Bivy Sack Reviews

Hiking Boots and Trail Shoe Reviews

Backpacking Gear Guides

Backpacking Rain Jackets, Fleece Top, and Shirt Reviews

Hiking Pants

Sleeping Bags, Backpacking Quilts, and Sleeping Pad Reviews

Backpacking Cookset and Camping Stove Reviews

Water Filters, Purifiers and Hydration System Reviews

Winter Hiking and Mountaineering Gear Reviews

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