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Field Tested: Brooks Range Invasion Tent

Field Tested: Brooks Range Invasion Tent

Brooks-Range has entered the murky waters of single-wall tents with the Invasion model. There is a lot to like about this tent, touted as a four-season contender. The weight, for one thing, at a feath[...]

Review: YETI Hopper 30 Cooler

Review: YETI Hopper 30 Cooler

Everything about YETI products is heavy-duty. That goes for the portable, ‘soft’ (they don’t feel soft) Hopper series. I prefer the 30 model, which fits snugly sideways between the gunwales of a[...]

Field Tested: Black Diamond Mega Light Tent Review

Field Tested: Black Diamond Mega Light Tent Review

Mega Light: $289.95 Mega Bug: $289.95 Pyramid tents have been around for decades, and there’s good reason for it. The Mega Light continues the heritage of the Mega Mid, which originated with Yvon Ch[...]

5 Summer Essentials For Wild Women

5 Summer Essentials For Wild Women

Towards the end of April, on a warm, sunny day, I made the spring rite of passage into “summer” by taking the pogies and fleece hat out of my paddling kit for the season. They are now tucked a[...]

CeeCoach Xtreme

CeeCoach Xtreme

The new Xtreme is a waterproof, hands-free device that, via a private bluetooth connection, allows a small group to connect when no networks are available.

Rides: Mark Vore’s Floating Works of Art

Rides: Mark Vore’s Floating Works of Art

Idaho craftsman-artist-paddler Mark Vore describes his unique cedar-strip touring kayaks

How To Restore Your Wood-Canvas Canoe

How To Restore Your Wood-Canvas Canoe

A review of Mike Elliott’s new book, 'This Old Canoe'

Review: Granite Gear Vapor Flatbed Barrel Harness

Review: Granite Gear Vapor Flatbed Barrel Harness

($150, granitegear.com) By Benjamin Orkin Designed to carry 30- and 60-liter barrels, the Vapor Flatbed Harness from Granite Gear is an absolute workhorse when it comes to carrying everything from bar[...]

Shoulder Season Gear

Shoulder Season Gear

Kick-start your early melt canoe-tripping season with this all-season camping gear

Field Tested: Frost River Grand Portage Pack

Field Tested: Frost River Grand Portage Pack

Frost River Grand Portage Pack (www.frostriver.com; $350) By Alan Schmidt If you are anywhere near my age, you are likely to agree that one of our fondest childhood camping memories is the smell of he[...]

Review: Shawty Women’s Drysuit by Immersion Research

Review: Shawty Women’s Drysuit by Immersion Research

Shawty Women’s Drysuit by Immersion Research (ImmersionResearch.com, $900) By Maria Kallman Prior to wearing a Shawty, I would describe my relationship with my drysuit as love-hate. The love par[...]

Review: Women’s Crux Drysuit by NRS

Review: Women’s Crux Drysuit by NRS

Women’s Crux Drysuit by NRS (nrs.com, $990) By Amanda Nichols Made from NRS’s proprietary four-layer waterproof-breathable Eclipse fabric, the Crux lies somewhere between the Amp and the Surge on [...]