Gear Reviews

2018 Outdoor Gear Holiday Gift Guide

For the person who is perpetually planning their next outdoor adventure. Gear we'll know they'll love, because we love it too.

The best deals at the REI Gear Up and Get Outside Sale

Read our review of our favourite items featured at the REI Gear UP and Get Out there sale this November. Sale runs through November 19.

New eco-clothing brand Outerknown by surf legend Kelly Slater

New eco-clothing brand Outerknown is developed by surf legend Kelly Slater. Outerknown asks, do you know how your clothing is made?

Berg Lake Trail Hike

The Berg Lake hiking trail is a world-famous backpacking trail in BC. The views of Mount Robson are spectacular! Read our trip report of hiking the Berg Lake trail in BC.

Gear Highlight: Backcountry Access BC Link group communication system

If you spend any amount of time in the backcountry, you know how important communication is. Having a reliable, easy to use radio such as the BCA Link one will mean you'll use it more frequently and e

2017 Holiday Outdoor Gear Gift Guide

Looking for a great gift? Here are some of our favourite outdoor gear items that will be great gifts for the outdoorsy person. Read 15 great outdoorsy gift ideas. 

Gear Review: VSSL Supplies utility light and survival kit

This VSSL utility light and survival kit conveniently packs useful survival equipment in a rugged, waterproof container. Read our review of the VSSL outdoor utility light and survival kit.

The best coffee travel mugs

If you're an avid coffee or tea drinker, you definitely need one of these travel mugs. You should always try to use a reusable mug when you can, it really does make a difference. Find out our favouri

Gear Review: LuminAID PackLite Nova solar lantern

The LuminAid solar lantern is a convenient lantern you can take with you anywhere. This lantern is small enough to take backpacking and camping, or simply just to keep in your car. Read our full revie

Gear Review: LifeStraw personal water filter

Read our review of the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter, it's the ultimate in water drinking freedom. This simple item is literally a straw with a filter through which you can drink water from any sour