North Face Nimble Shirt Review

By  •  Skiing, Hike, Apparel

The Nimble is definitely not your father’s golf wind shirt. It’s way more versatile. I’ve worn it traveling, on early morning runs, hiking, even on those rare visits to the golf course.
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REI Traverse 30 Daypack Review

By  •  Hike, Skiing, Camp

Out of the box, the Traverse 30 presents solid, somewhat minimalist construction. It’s a low profile design that I like quite a bit. Oh, and it comes in one of my favorite color combinations, dark gray and yellow-orange.

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Mountain Hardwear Ascent MCZ Review

By  •  Apparel, Hike, Skiing

What combines the best features of a Marmot Oracle jacket and a Pillow Pet? The Mountain Hardwear MCZ, that’s what. Out of the box, this jacket looks like your traditional hardshell. On closer inspection, it’s not.
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Marmot Genesis Jacket Review

By  •  Skiing, Apparel, Hike

Out of the box, the Marmot Genesis is very cool. I chose the bright green which is definitely eye catching. The Genesis also has a bright silver reflective seam accent and logo treatment that dresses the otherwise monochrome jacket up quite a bit.
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