Silva Ranger 515 CL Compass Review

The Silva Ranger 515 CL will remind you of your father’s compass…a true classic!  It has been one of the most popular handheld baseplate compasses for many years.  Product Specifications: Classic bezel, lid & mirror with more knuling for easier rotation/grip 1-piece mirror with etched sighting line down the center for a precise readout of […]

Elemental Herbs All Good Goop Review

Elemental Herbs is a company I recently became familiar with.  They are founded on the principle of harnessing the natural powers of the environment’s purest, most elemental ingredients and organic herbs in order to offer natural healing products that are good for people and good for the earth.  All Good Goop is the first product by […]

Primus EasyLight Lantern Review

I’d like to start first with a brief background about Primus from their website’s about page: “In 1892, Scandinavian inventors and adventures, Lindqvist and Svenson created the first soot-free, lightweight packable cook stove. They called it ‘Primus.’ Since that day, Primus has aided the triumph of adventurers and outdoorsmen across the globe. From the slopes […]

Dakine AMP 12L Hydration Backpack Review

The Dakine AMP pack gets a makeover including the all new reservoir making it a great backpack for mountain biking. DaKine makes a huge improvement by teaming up with HydraPak to include HydraPak’s Reversible Reservoir II Hydration System with the 12L Amp. The addition of the new reservoir automatically increases the stock value of this unit. If you are […]

Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina 32 Review

The Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina 32 ultralight synthetic sleeping bag is an ideal choice for backpacking, climbing or camping in cool, damp conditions.  With its welded-insulation the bag offers outstanding compressibility and durability.  The sack checks in at 870 grams (2.1 pounds), comes in two sizes, and retails for right around $200.  The bag comes with […]