Kathmandu STORM-Chaser Rain Jacket Review

Investing in a high-quality rain jacket is essential for outdoor enthusiasts. The perfect jacket combines durable waterproofing, comfort, and style, offering reliable protection in inclement weather. The STORM-Chaser 3 Layer Men’s Rain Jacket from Kathmandu promises all of these, but does it deliver? Let’s dive in. Aesthetics and Design First impressions are everything, and the … Read more

Macpac vs Patagonia Jackets: Which to Choose?

When it comes to outdoor gear, the jacket you choose can make or break your adventure. It’s the shield against the elements, your comfort blanket in the wild, and your style statement on the trail. Today, we’re comparing two heavyweights in the outdoor gear world: Macpac and Patagonia. Both brands have a strong reputation for … Read more

Merrell vs Salomon Hiking Boots: Which to Choose?

The right pair of hiking boots can make or break your hike. They need to be comfortable, lightweight, supportive and durable. Merrell and Salomon are two of the most popular hiking footwear brands in the world. They both have a long history of producing comfortable and durable footwear that stands the test of time. In … Read more

Kathmandu vs The North Face Down Jackets: Which to Choose?

If you’re looking for a down jacket to keep you warm and cozy this winter, you’re no doubt considering products from both The North Face and Kathmandu. They’re both popular brands that produce high-quality outdoor clothing. Each also has a range of down jackets to choose from in a range of different styles. To help … Read more

Macpac vs Kathmandu Down Jackets: Which to Choose?

You probably already know that down provides the best warmth-to-weight ratio of any material. This is why it’s used in the jackets worn by everyone from Himilayan mountain guides to arctic explorers. Choosing a down jacket, however, can be a bit of a challenge. You need to consider things like fill power, water resistance, and … Read more

Nemo Kayu 15 Sleeping Bag Review

If you enjoy overnight hikes, you know how crucial the right sleeping bag is. A bad sleeping bag can ruin an otherwise enjoyable trip. On three recent trips, I’ve been testing the Kayu, Nemo’s lightest sleeping bag. In this review, I cover size, weight, warmth, comfort, and features, to help you decide if the Nemo … Read more