Gear Closet: STNGR Nakho 25 Daypack Review

stngr nakho backpack

A few days back I reviewed the STNGR Vadon 38 backpack, finding it to be a remarkably durable and well designed bag with lots of features and a really great price. But the company makes several other packs as well, including a really nice daypack called the STNGR Nakho 25, which follows the same formula … Read more

Gear Closet: STNGR Vadon 38 Backpack Review

stngr vadon38 backpack

One of the best parts about my job is getting to try out new outdoor gear and put it through its paces. Over the years, I’ve tested an array of products from most of the big names in the outdoor industry, including The North Face, Patagonia, Arc’teryx, and numerous others. But every once in awhile … Read more

Gear Closet: Pelican 1535TRVL Air Travel Case Review

pelican air travel case

Last week, I reviewed the Pelican Dayventure soft cooler, finding it a fun and durable option for keeping drinks cold while hiking, attending a festival, hanging out at the beach, or even just roaming around the backyard. That product was a relatively new option for Pelican, which has jumped into the premium cooler market in … Read more

Gear Closet: Pelican 1535 Air Carry-On Case Review

pelican 1535 air carry on case

These days, it’s not uncommon for us to head out on an adventure with our fair share of delicate technology in tow. That could mean everything from laptops and tablets to drones and camera equipment. Depending on the goals of your expedition, could even be carrying some delicate scientific equipment along as well. The right … Read more

Gear Closet: Gregory Miwok 24 Daypack Review

gregory miwok pack

A good daypack may be the essential piece of gear that any outdoor enthusiast owns. Not only do these smaller backpacks allow you to carry everything you need with you on the trail, but they can also be a companion while traveling, running errands, or for your daily commute too. This versatility level helps them … Read more