Gear Reviews

Range Meal Bar Review

Range Meal Bar Review

Range Meals Bars are highly caloric and flavorful meal replacement bars for easy sustenance during calorie-intensive outdoor pursuits. Packing a walloping 700 calories (5.7 oz), these bars contain gluten-free and non-GMO ingredients, ideal for people who have dietary restrictions or want to …

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Gregory Zulu 55 Backpack Review

Gregory Zulu 55 Backpack Review

The Gregory Zulu 55 is a ventilated, adjustable frame backpack that’s loaded with features but still fairly light, weighing in at 3 lbs 10 oz. While the Zulu and its female sibling, the Gregory Jade 53, have been on the market for many …

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Granite Gear Crown2 38 Backpack Review

Granite Gear Crown2 38L Backpack Review

The Granite Gear Crown2 38L backpack is a lower volume version of its popular big brother, the Crown2 60L backpack.  It’s a highly configurable ultralight backpack that has an adjustable-size hip belt so you can get a perfect, customized fit, with an …

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Mystery Ranch Scree 32 Backpack Review

Mystery Ranch Scree 32 Backpack review

The Mystery Ranch Scree is a 3.1 pound daypack with an adjustable length torso that’s designed for carrying heavy loads in rugged terrain. It’s made with burly fabrics to withstand serious abuse, with a unique frame system that won’t buckle if you …

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Sea to Summit Cinder Quilt Review

Sea to Summit Cinder 50 Quilt Review

The Sea to Summit Cinder Down Quilt is a summer-weight ultralight quilt rated to 50 degrees Fahrenheit that weighs just over a pound. It’s made with water-resistant 750+ fill RDS certified down, has sewn-through baffles, and can open up completely flat into …

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ULA Catalyst Backpack Review

ULA Catalyst Backpack Review

The ULA Catalyst Backpack is the largest volume backpack in ULA’s line of ultralight style packs with over 75 liters of volume. Weighing 44 -48 ounces (depending on configuration), it’s a durable backpack that can carry an enormous amount of gear and …

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MSR WindBurner Personal Stove System Review

MSR Windburner Personal Stove System Review

The MSR WindBurner is a canister stove system built around the wind-proof and super fuel-efficient radiant burner technology that MSR originally developed for its snow-melting powerhouse Reactor Stove. Unlike conventional backpacking stoves, radiant burners don’t have flames, which makes them impervious to windy …

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