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Osprey Mutant 22


As the smallest of the Mutant series, the Osprey Mutant 22 liter pack packs plenty of punch The Osprey Mutant 22.  Ice tools not included, but the spirit of adventure is. Photo by Laurie Kain. Osprey Mutant 22 by Brandon Mathis The Osprey Mutant 22 and larger sizes in  the series make up Osprey…(Read More)

The Petzl Bindi Headlamp : a minimalist’s dream. It might be small but it is fierce by Brandon Mathis The Petzl Bindi Headlamp is Petzl’s new ultra-light weather-proof USB rechargeable minimalist headlamp with a maximum 200 lumen burn time of two hours. We’re fans of several of  Petzl’s lighting options…(Read More)

The OllyDog OllyBottle: Your pet will love you for it. by Brandon Mathis  The Ollydog OllyBottle will save the day. Our pets get just as thirsty as we do, and while we try to remember to stuff the water bowl in our packs, we often forget. Then, no matter how proud we are of sharing…(Read More)

Imagine a thin ribbon material that when you heat it up softens to a moldable substance to be shaped, bent, contoured and formed into anything you need, and when it cools it’s strong as steel. That’s Forj Thermoplastic Tape-Ribbon. by Brandon Mathis One inch of Forj Tape has a tensile strength of…(Read More)

The Patch style has fashion-forward function, from summits to Saturday nights. By Brandon Mathis One of our staffers kept raving about her Forsake Patch shoes, so we had to take a look. We knew we liked this brand. Long story short, a couple of ski bum buddies from the East Coast found themselves trying…(Read More)

  We like the goodr Swedish Meatball Hangover, Donkey Goggles, and Iced by Yetis. By Brandon Mathis Goodr sunglass company was founded on a few observations about active eyewear: 1. Classic style was getting lost in the madness. 2. Eyewear was over-engineered and over-complicated. 3. Too expensive. You paid how much for those…(Read More)

Osprey SnowKit Duffel

Osprey SnowKit Duffel: Part travel organizer, part backpack, this portable gear-locker gets you packed and ready to go. story and photos by Brandon Mathis Helmet. Check. Boots. Check. Goggles. Check. Gloves… Gloves? Winter. It’s a tough season. If you’re like us you’re in a constant state of flux between stuffing gear…(Read More)

Hoka’s new low (er) height trail shoe offers grip, spring and a fast feel on the trail. Story and photos by Brandon Mathis Hoka One One is all about the ride. Soft and marshmallowy, they have built their brand on maximal plushness. Not everyone loves the height and gushiness of the Hoka dynasty and…(Read More)

Backpacking Gourmet


If you haven’t tasted today’s new flavors of camping food, you might wan’t to grab a spoon. Things have changed and we’re asking for seconds. Here are three of our favorite heat and eat meals for any adventure.  Bon apéttit! Story and photos by Brandon Mathis We were done. Smoked…(Read More)

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