Suunto Suunto is a Finnish company known for sports watches, dive computers, compasses and precision instruments. In 1936 Tuomas Vohlonen began production of the M-311 wrist-mounted, liquid filled compass and Suunto was born. Since 1936, Suunto has expanded their product offerings considerably and has been at the forefront of wearable […]

Gear Review: The Luci Solar Lantern Original Background The Luci Solar Lantern Original is the first inflatable solar lantern create by MPowered, a NYC based company with the mission to make “affordable clean energy product(s) that people could use in any situation”.  MPowered is a B-Corporation, which means that it is […]

The headlamp. A ubiquitous piece of gear that is included in the packing list of most outdoor endeavors. The headlamp has major advantages over a hand-held flashlight because it is hands-free. Since the light is fixed to your head while you are trekking you can see whatever it is that […]

One of my personal favorite things about spending time outdoors, especially extended trips, is the ability to completely unplug and disconnect. The often incessant need to check email, Facebook, Twitter, whatever, is diminished to such a degree that after a nominal period of time, it is forgotten altogether. Depending on […]

The Biolite camp stove is a very cool, hi-tech stove for camping and backpacking. It does it’s main task incredibly well, but it’s novelty factor, the ability to charge devices, is largely under developed to be sufficiently useful. Technology in its finest form should make a task easier to achieve, […]