The Terrain Boot has a Piston for Ankle Support

Terrain boots

If you’ve ever done any serious hiking or backpacking on difficult and demanding trails, you probably know how important it is to have good ankle support. Not only does a mid- or high-length boot provide additional stability, but they also help prevent an accidental turn of an ankle that could spell big trouble in the … Read more

Gear Review: Anthm Collective Saltzman Long Sleeve Cycling Jersey

anthm collective

When you’ve tested as much outdoor gear as I have over the years, it isn’t often that you are surprised and delighted with something new. But occasionally, something fresh, unique, and interesting comes across my desk and reminds me exactly why high-quality design and materials make a difference in terms of comfort and performance. Such … Read more

Nepal is Moving Everest Base Camp Due to Melting Glacier

Everest base camp

We’ve known for years that climate change is having a dramatic effect on the Himalaya. The glaciers found there have been retreating at an alarming rate for some time now and as a result, rivers and streams have been drying up too. But the latest sign that the mountain range is undergoing significant change came … Read more

Gear Review: Oros Explorer Hoodie

Oros Explorer Hoodie

A few years back I was fortunate enough to review a jacket and mid-layer from a company called Oros. At the time, the company was relatively new on the scene but was making some innovative apparel that used a proprietary material called Solarcore as an insulator. At the time, I found the products to be … Read more