Travel Gear Blog News 11/05/2010
Backpacker Magazine – Prof. Hike: The 10 (Un)Essentials
Gear, gizmos, and doodads you never should buy.
Long-Distance Radios | Gear Review | Gear Junkie
The Gear Junkie reviews Motorola's latest handheld unit, the Talkabout MR350R Two-Way Radios.
Temple Dopp Kit | Gear Patrol
Temple’s soon-to-be-released Dopp Kitt ($55) is a great looking upgrade for those of you wanting to class up your travel gear.
The Cleanest Line: Skunked or Scored? Summer Ski-Gear Testing in Chile
Greg Fitzsimmons shares a story about summer skiing and Patagonia product testing in Chile.
New travel gear: Gorillatorch Switchback sheds lights on campers – USATODAY.com
Gorillatorch Switchback is a combo headlamp, lantern and bendable stand that doubles as a camera tripod.
Marquette Backcountry Skis- No Skins Required! – the GearCaster
The new project from V.I.O POV camera founder Dave Ollila, the Marquette backcountry skis require no skins to climb and can slide without catching.
Cold-Weather Dog Gear | Gear Review | Gear Junkie
Ruff Wear Inc., a dog-gear company in Bend, Ore., recently handed out a list of cold-weather dog tips. Take this advice before leashing up your canine in the cold this year.
Merino wool undergarments tout themselves as being kinder to the environment than other wools or synthetics. How is this so?
Backcountry.com: The Goat » Blog Archive » Zeal Recon Goggles with Built-in GPS
The Zeal Recon Goggles are the first goggles with built-in GPS and real time micro-LCD display built right into the goggles.
Top 10 Outdoor Podcasts – the GearCaster
As a follow up to last weeks top 10 new outdoor iPhone apps, the following is a list of the GearCaster's my favorite outdoor related podcasts.
Electronic Signaling Devices: Best Friend or Worst Enemy?
The desire of backcountry travelers to be in constant contact with “the outside world” is by no means a new notion. Slightly more novel is the use of an electronic signaling device.
GoLite Peak Pack review – OutdoorInformer.com
The GoLite Peak backpack is many things, but more than anything else it is astonishingly, insanely, incredibly light.