Gear Review: BioLite Charge 80 PD Power Bank

BioLite Charge 80 PD

Considering how much we rely on our smartphones, tablets, and other electronic gear these days, a good USB power bank is essential when traveling. After all, the last thing you want is to have your devices run out of juice at the airport or even mid-flight. Thankfully, there are numerous portable power options available these … Read more

Olight Warrior Mini 2 Ti Review

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“DO NOT throw the light directly into human eyes. This may cause temporary blindness or permanent damage to the eyes.” Is it just me, or is that exactly what you want to read in the instruction manual of a premium flashlight you’ve just purchased? At the end of the day, the main function we all … Read more

GoPro HERO8 Black Review

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With the latest GoPro being the HERO9 you may wonder what is the reason for this review. After careful consideration in purchasing a camera to record hikes and other long-form adventures, I was put off by numerous reports of the HERO9 crashing during recording. The HERO8 still holds up compared to the 9 and there’s … Read more

Keep All of Your Important Tech Devices Running with the Jackery Explorer 1500

Jackery Explorer 1500

There is no question that the demand for on-the-go power has increased dramatically over the past decade or so. As we’ve started to travel with more power-hungry electronic devices and other battery-operated tools, the need for keeping those items charged and operational while away from home has grown too. Thankfully, the portable power station market … Read more

The Zenbivy Light Mattress is the Sleeping Pad Evolved

Zenbivy Light Mattress

When Zenbivy first broke onto the outdoor scene a few years back, the company promised to revolutionize the way we sleep in the backcountry. Indeed its Zenbivy Bed and Light Bed brought a new perspective on an outdoor sleep system. Now, the company is back with a new item designed to complement and enhance those … Read more