Outdoor Gear

Outdoor Gear on this Blog focuses on camping, hiking, backpacking, trekking, fishing, rafting, canoeing, and kayaking.


Travel Gear Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us. To some that means nothing but joyous nights spent making gingerbread cookies, tying ribbon around your gorgeously wrapped presents, watching classics like A Christmas Story, It’s a Wonderful Life, and A Charlie Brown Christmas, and sitting around the fire with a cup of spiked eggnog. But for some of us the holidays are a […]

2176906744_364195b7df

Sierra designs coffee sling

Gift Ideas For Backpackers

Backpacking and adventure travelers are pretty easy to please when it comes to holiday gifts. All you need to do is get them a shiny new piece of gear and you’re sure to see a smile when they open their gift. You pretty much can’t go wrong with a durable waterproof camera, a couple of compression sacks, or the latest […]


GoLite Footwear Women’s Spring Lite Trail Shoes

GoLite Footwear Spring Lite Running Shoes – minimalist trail shoes Why go barefoot when you can GoLite? With barefoot running being the latest rage, many shoe companies are releasing minimalist running shoes that stimulate a natural stride while offering your feet some protection from the hazards of the trail. The Spring Lite Women’s Trail Shoes feature GoLite’s BareTech design. This […]

GoLite Spring Lite Trail Shoes

Nalgene Bottle Kit

Nalgene Travel Bottle Kit

Nalgene Travel Bottle Kit – leakproof and break-resistant travel bottles The economical Nalgene Travel Bottle Kit is perfect for packing and organizing shampoo, lotion, body wash, vitamins, and other travel essentials. Made from heavyduty polyethylene, these bottles are as rugged as their popular Nalgene water bottles. The kit includes six guaranteed leakproof bottles (some which fit the two independent dispenser […]


Best Eco-Friendly Backpacks and Bags For Travel

Way to much of what gets made ends up in the trash. By buying gear made from recycled materials, we not only reduce the amount of wasted headed to the landfill, but we reduce the amount of raw materials needed to make a new product. Buying products made from recycled materials is also a statement to these companies that eco-friendly […]

4626047848_63cb3b670d

Picture 2

Eureka! Silver City Sleeping Bag & Giveaway!

Eureka! Silver City Sleeping Bag – lightweight, 30-degree, synthetic sleeping bag Simply like Travel Gear Blog and Eureka! on Facebook and enter a comment below telling us where your favorite hiking destination is to win! Sorry, but only US residents are eligible for the giveaway. Enter by 11:59pm EST, April 30, 2011 for your chance to win. Don’t forget to […]


Eureka! Apex 2 Tent & Giveaway!

Eureka! Apex 2 Tent – 2-person backpacking tent Simply like Travel Gear Blog and Eureka! on Facebook and enter a comment below telling us where your favorite hiking destination is to win! Sorry, but only US residents are eligible for the giveaway. Enter by 11:59pm EST, April 30, 2011 for your chance to win. Don’t forget to enter to win […]

Eureka!

GoLite Jam Pack

GoLite Jam Backpack

GoLite Jam Pack – ultralight pack made from recycled materials If you’re looking to go lighter and faster the GoLite Jam Pack will get you moving in the right direction. Weighing in at only 1 lb. 7 oz. for the women’s pack and 1 lb 15 oz. for the men’s pack, this pack is as ultralight as they get. When […]


GoLite Odyssey Pack

GoLite Odyssey Pack – sweet RTW bag made from recycled materials I can’t imagine every needing a pack this size, but if I did the GoLite Odyssey Pack would be it. Holding up to 78 liters, the Odyssey is perfect for a multi-week backpacking adventure or a round-the-world kind of a trip. Made from 50% Tier 1 recycled ripstop nylon, […]

GoLite Odyssey Pack

Deuter Speed Lite 20 Backpack

Deuter Speed Lite 20 Backpack

Deuter Speed Lite 20 Pack – ultralight touring and hiking backpack The Deuter Speed Lite 20 backpack is made for speed. Weighing in at just over a pound, the Speed Lite holds all your essentials without holding you back. A detachable waist belt and sternum strap lets you strip down the pack if you’re looking for more weight savings. Plus […]