Need of Some Direction This Holiday

If you tired of lugging around all those bulky maps in your pack, then onXmaps are for you!
All of their maps reside on an SD card for your Garmin GPS.
This is plug-n-play in its simplest form,  no need for the computer! [Read more…]

Don’t Hit The Woods Without BioShield

BioShield Body Wash and Shampoo BS1002Evergreen, AL – BioShield Body Wash and Shampoo adds another layer of bug repellent. An all-natural tick, mosquito, fleas, and bed bug repellent is safe for everyone including your children and pets.

Developed by pharmacists with a prescription strength formula, the laundry detergent makes it simple to keep bugs away, just wash your clothes to keep the bugs away. [Read more…]

SPOT Introduces the New SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger

SPOTX Front Menu ScreenSPOT X combines proven S.O.S. emergency notification technology with new text messaging
functionality for safety and peace of mind regardless of cellular

Covington, LA (May 10, 2018) – SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) and the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today introduced SPOT X ™, a 2-way satellite messaging device. SPOT X offers 2-way message capabilities with an on-board back lit keyboard, GPS location tracking, social media linking and direct communication with emergency services in one portable, lightweight device. [Read more…]

Bow Creek BC-42 Black-Out IR Trail Camera – Review

Bow Creek Outdoors Buck Fuel Soy Sauce and BC-42 Trail CameraLike many of you, I truly depend on my trail cameras to assist me in taking inventory of my hunting properties, placement of stands and timing of hunts. An added bonus is catching wildlife in some candid images! [Read more…]

First Lite Prepares to Launch 2018 Collection

First Lite Aerowool 150 Ultralight Wick TopKetchum, ID First Lite, a brand synonymous with premium gear, design innovation and a commitment to conservation is ramping up to launch its new 2018 products.

The new line, as well as sold out favorites, will be available for pre-order at Firstlite.com starting on Tuesday, March 27th, and First Lite will host a live Q&A event on Wednesday, March 28th at noon MDT to talk about its new wool program, revolutionary softshell, game-changing down jacket and much more. [Read more…]

Mobile Campsite

Testing Hilleberg Soulo

Testing Hilleberg Soulo, Exped Mat, Valandre Mirage

A few years back I was on a hunting trip and it took us several days to get into the elk. But, it was late in the day and we didn’t want to spoil our chances for the next day. So, we made the decision to back out and hit again in the morning. After marking our location on the GPS, we realized that we were almost 6 miles from camp. We discussed whether to head back to camp and make the hike back with only a few hours rest. Or do we just rough it on the ground and get an early start on the elk, we chose the latter.  [Read more…]

Best Lightweight Gear for Backcountry Hunting

Best Lightweight Gear for Backcountry HuntingHow do you define what is the Best?

How do you begin the search for the “best” camping, hiking or hunting gear? This question and the results are a bit subjective and personal. As everyone has a different way of “researching”. Some may just use referrals, read their favorite magazines, blog or forums to get their information and let’s not forget the “gearheads” as they try everything themselves! And the results may not suit everyone as what my fit or exceed my needs and wants, may not fit or exceed yours. [Read more…]

Darn Tough Hiker 1/4 Cushion – Review

Vermont Darn Tough Hiker 14 Sock CushionI have tested the Darn Tough Hiker 1/4 Cushion socks are day hikes along the Appalachian Trail.

And I have to say that I am very pleased with the results. [Read more…]

Siberian Coolers Unveils New ALPHA Series

Siberian Coolers ALPHA SeriesAll New Features and a Low Price Highlight the ALPHA Series

BOZEMAN, Montana – Siberian Coolers, a company dedicated to meeting the needs of outdoorsmen who push themselves and their gear beyond the normal limits, is pleased to announce that, after a year in development, the new ALPHA Series of Coolers is now available.

Built upon the success of their existing proven line of coolers, the ALPHA Series has been designed from the ground up to be the best built cooler on the market for the best price possible. The ALPHA series features heavy duty roto-molded walls that are filled with up to 2.75″ of insulation, keeping your catch, wild game, or favorite beverages chilled to the max. This extremely durable construction allows you to take it out in the elements and put it through the most strenuous day in the field or on the water with 100% confidence. [Read more…]

Geigerrig Rig Cadence Hydration Vest – Review

Geigerrig Rig CadenceI was on the search for a hydration solution, that would functional enough to use from trail half marathons to Spartan Beast Races.

This solution would have to be lightweight, low-profile, pockets to store supplements, support at least a 1.5 liter water bladder, no chaffing and allow me to mobilize through obstacles during an OCR event.

My search resulted in choosing the Geigerrig Rig Cadence Hydration Vest! [Read more…]