Category: Gear

Duluth Trading Co. Bear Hide Fleece Reviewed

When you think of outdoor gear, companies like Patagonia, Columbia, North Face, Marmot or REI probably come to mind. You probably don’t think of the Duluth Trading Company, but the company is working hard to change that. Unlike companies like Patagonia, Marmot and REI, a lot of the Duluth Trading Co.’s products are marketed as […]

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Nitto Terra Grappler 30k mile review

Nitto is well known for its wide variety of performance tires, with many catered specifically to off-road and race applications. One of Nitto’s earliest entries into the all-terrain segment was the venerable Terra Grappler. A seemingly endless supply of positive reviews led us to pick up a set of 285/60R18 ( 31.5 by 11.5 inches […]

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Four weeks with the Cherokee KL my first impressions

The Jeep Cherokee KL is one of the most polarizing, angry alligator looking mean mugging SUVs on the market today. And, surprisingly, it’s also among the most capable in its class. I was pretty excited to get behind the wheel of the controversial little Jeep. When the KL first hit the market in late 2013, […]

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5 great last-minute gifts for the adventurer in your life

The holidays are upon us and if you’re anything like me you’ve put off Christmas shopping until the last minute. Thank god for Amazon Prime right? Well, for those of you who can take advantage of its free two-day delivery anyway. Sorry to everyone out there that’s missing out, you probably have something even better […]

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10 roadtrip essentials I never leave without

Coulda-woulda-shoulda packed that. I can’t count the number of times I’ve found myself saying something like, “If only I had packed the (blank) we wouldn’t be in this mess.” I’ve said it time and time again, having the right gear on hand can make a huge difference. It might not make a difference every time […]

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Is the Yi Action Cam really any good?

An action cam is a great way to share your adventure with others, but, for many, they can be cost prohibitive. GoPros range in price anywhere from $150 to more than $500, and that’s before you consider accessories. Sure, there’re plenty of cheap action cameras on Amazon, but with most you get what you pay […]

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