Backpacking Skills

KEEN Targhee High Lace Winter Hiking Boots Review

Keen Targhee High Lace Insulated Boots Review

KEEN’s Targhee High Lace Winter Hiking Boots are full-height (not mids) waterproof/breathable insulated boots rated to -25F/-32C. They are amazingly comfortable for a winter boot, with soft leather uppers that require virtually no break-in period to wear. Specs at a Glance Temperature …

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Tubbs Flex VRT Snowshoe Review

Tubbs Flex VRT Snowshoes Review

The Tubbs Flex VRT is a plastic decked snowshoe with an aggressive crampon setup that’s ideal for snowshoeing in steep and mountainous terrain. It has an easy-to-use Boa binding system that clamps down around your boots and won’t slip in use, along …

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Marmot Minimalist Shell Mitts Review

Marmot Minimalist Shell Mitts Review

Marmot’s Minimalist Shell Mitts are waterproof/breathable shell mitts insulated with a lightweight liner that can be worn alone or layered over insulated gloves or mittens. They are made of Gore-Tex Paclite with reinforced leather palms and are seam-taped for leak-proof protection from …

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