The Journeyman Lodge in Callaghan Valley is a well-known spot for an epic backcountry skiing getaway (see our review of the Journeyman Lodge winter experience). Now, the Journeyman Lodge is open on a limited basis for guests during the summer too, available to those who hike in.
The Helinox Chair One is one of the lightest and most portable chairs out there, making it a great companion for camping trips and anywhere on-the-go. For its small size, it’s incredibly comfortable and sets up in a minute. We’ve been taking the Chair One with us on all our front country camping trips, and […]
Introduction Summertime is all about getting outside and spending time with friends and family. With many of the laid-back summer outdoor activities, it’s nice to have some chilled drinks at hand. The IceMule Classic portable cooler bag is a great piece of gear for these activities, from camping to paddleboarding. The IceMule is lightweight and […]
When it comes to gear, I’m a big fan of buying products that serve multiple purposes. While multi-functional gear usually costs more up-front, it allows you to travel lighter and faster. Versatility is what caught my eye with the Peak Design Travel Line 45L Backpack – it’s a chameleon of a backpack, adapting to any […]
I’ve been a fan of LifeStraw water filters for a while. They are easy to throw in your backpack and simple to use when you need them. They require little maintenance, with just a quick backwash periodically. I have mainly been using the LifeStraw Go, which is a water bottle with the LifeStraw filter built […]
First launched in 1994, the Bora backpack was one of Arc’teryx’s first premier lines of gear and has stood the test of time. In 2017, the Arc’teryx Bora AR backpack was re-designed and re-launched. One of the biggest improvements to the Bora backpack is the RotoGlide hip belt. The RotoGlide allows the hip belt to […]