Black Diamond Storm 400 Review

Contents of Black Diamond 400 whats in the box

A high-power headlamp made for every adventure The Black Diamond Storm 400 headlamp is quite possibly the most popular headlamp of 2021. It may not be the brightest or have the longest battery life, but it is a best seller for a reason. As a mid-priced headlamp, it comes packed full of features and has […]

The Best Carbon Fiber Trekking Poles for 2021

Comparing trekking pole length

We reveal the best carbon fiber trekking poles you can buy in 2021. After countless hours of research, testing and reviews, we’ve picked our top choices in seven categories. We’ve examined popular models available in retail stores and online, read consumer reviews and verified information. If you are new to trekking poles, you are not […]

Mystery Ranch Scree 32 Review

Mystery Ranch logo on daypack

The Mystery Ranch Scree 32 mid-size daypack is a unique bag that many will love despite some of the drawbacks. The pack that I have tested is the L/XL size in the wood color, bought in January 2021. This particular color may have been discontinued, as of February, which is a shame because this one […]

Salomon X Ultra 3 Mid GTX – Long Term Review

Hiking boots balancing on jagged rocks

It has been over a year now owning and using the Salomon X Ultra 3 Mid GTX hiking boots. After buying both the men and women versions back in 2019, they have been tested extensively in different types of terrain and weather conditions. Many miles have been put on them: scrambling up and down desert […]