Gear Reviews

Cat Crap Glasses Anti-Fogger

Cat Crap Lens Cleaner and Anti-Fog Paste

I’ve tried a lot of different anti-fogging coatings over the years but the one I like best is called Cat Crap. It’s a blue waxy substance that you spread on your glasses, let dry, and then wipe off. I’ve been wearing prescription …

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Superior Hammock Insulated Hammock Review

Superior Hammock makes an insulated hammock where the down insulation is sewn onto the back of the hammock.

Superior Hammock is a cottage gear manufacturer based in Minnesota that makes fully integrated hammock shelter systems. Their flagship product is a gathered-end hammock with down-filled insulation sewn directly onto it instead of being packaged as a separate underquilt. Weighing 36 ounces …

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Ursack Bear-Proof Bear Bags

While you can leave an Ursack on the ground at night, I like to tie mine to a tree so a bear doesn't carry it off.

If you hate hanging a bear bag at night to protect your backpacking food and prevent a bear from visiting your tent at night, and local backcountry regulations don’t require the use of a hard sided bear canister, I recommend getting yourself …

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