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NEMO’s Airpin Ultralight Stake Wins Backpacker’s Editors’ Choice Award

March 11, 2019 {Dover, NH}—The new 2019 Airpin™ Ultralight Stake from NEMO has won Backpacker Magazine’s Editors’ Choice award, announced at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show on January 30th and featured in the Spring 2019 Gear Guide, on sale March 8th. “They’re extremely easy to use. No more fighting with knots as you struggle to get your shelter set […]

NEMO Launches 2019 Collection

January 16, 2019 [Dover, NH]—NEMO, award-winning designer of outdoor adventure gear that is designed to keep you warmer, drier, and more comfortable, is launching its Spring/Summer2019 product line this week. The new collection includes a complete refresh of the sleeping pad line, as well as patent-pending innovations and new introductions throughout the tent and sleeping bag categories. “I’m […]

Maintaining Down Products with Grangers Wash + Repel

Now that winter is upon us…well, it’s upon me, it’s time to talk about maintaining our warm weather gear. And nothing wins the war on insulating better than goose down. It’s insulation to weight ratio is second to none. And with the ability to compress down to a fraction of its lofted size, it’s my […]

Outdoor Research Illuminate Down Hoody: Three season versatility

When referring to tents and sleeping bags, the 3-season label excludes winter. With regards to Outdoor Research’s Illuminate Down Hoody, I’m excluding the summer season. Fall, Winter and Spring are the seasons this jacket excels in. This versatile down jacket makes for a perfect stand alone outer jacket in the cooler months. And a cozy […]

Winter Survival: Surviving a plunge through the ice

The crash through the ice was surprising. The chest constricting cold hit you immediately as the water flowed over your Gore-Tex soaking your insulating layers. With extreme perseverance and strength, you manage to pull yourself onto the bank of the stream, you lay on the bank for a moment as the water begins to freeze […]

Overland Expo East | Part 3: Returning home

Once Overland Expo East came to a close on Sunday, my wife and I had 850 miles to cover on our way home to Michigan. We had a good time at the Expo despite the comical amount of mud created by constant rainfall. Back we’d travel through the beautiful Smokey Mountains. We arrived in Hendersonville […]

Overland Expo East | Part 2: Mudfest 2018

A journey that began in Northern Michigan (Part 1) just as snow started to blanket our home. Ended 850 miles away at Reeb Ranch among the Smokey Mountains of North Carolina. The next couple of days were spent in our Tepui rooftop tent while we navigated Overland Expo East. This annual culmination of displays, vehicles and people […]