FlipBelt Hydration Belt Review

  Heaving myself through the living room window, I prayed the neighbors wouldn’t call the police… My keys were laying somewhere in the city park after falling out of a running belt that didn’t have a key clip. Not a successful end to a … [Read more...]

From farm to my table: Sun Basket (really) delivered

Whoa! This is one product review I’d like to volunteer to do over and over. Sun Basket was that good! That it included food delivered to my door…score! Eating healthy is an integral part of a comprehensive fitness plan, yet it is often the most … [Read more...]

A menu for adventure: Staying active and well fed

  On a long hike I’ll sometimes pack a pot and stove for hot meals. I like to eat. This mostly has to do with my active lifestyle; I burn calories fast when I’m running, climbing, or paddling. Because I’m on the go constantly, I have to … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear Men’s Loch Lomond Omni-Dry® Waterproof Jacket

My last two waterproof shells were not good long-term investments. Both were from popular and otherwise reputable brands. Both were sold as technical outdoor shells. Both cost a lot. One leaked at the seams right from the start. Not sure what the … [Read more...]

What’s in my pack: A seriously rugged camera

Filming in the Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan, with Columbia Sportswear I play hard, get dirty, wet, and spend full days outside in below freezing temps – usually with a camera in hand. Photography is an important part of my life, but I have no patience for … [Read more...]

What’s in my pack: A seriously rugged camera

Filming in the Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan, with Columbia Sportswear I play hard, get dirty, wet, and spend full days outside in below freezing temps – usually with a camera in hand. Photography is an important part of my life, but I have no patience for … [Read more...]

Gear Review: Osprey Variant 37

I loaded the variant with over 30 lbs of winter climbing gear for an initial test hike. It felt comfortable and solid. My old climbing pack finally retired this year; worn thin and never really all that comfortable, I might still use it for abrasive … [Read more...]

Gear Review: Osprey Variant 37

I loaded the variant with over 30 lbs of winter climbing gear for an initial test hike. It felt comfortable and solid. My old climbing pack finally retired this year; worn thin and never really all that comfortable, I might still use it for abrasive … [Read more...]