Gear and Reviews

Xero Shoes Z-Trail review

Xero Shoes Z-Trail: A Mixed Review

I'm not an huge into barefoot running. I am a minimalist when it comes to gear and packing. Thus, I wanted a pair of barefoot sandals I could ease into ...
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Biking in Vietnam on the Ho Chi Minh Road

My $178 Budget Bike Touring Set Up for Vietnam (Bike Included)

I biked 1000km in Vietnam and spent $178 on gear including the bike, and I want to prove to you that you can do the same. Bikepacking. Bicycle Touring. World by ...
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The North Face Terra 65 New Zealand Mt Armstrong

What Hiking Gear Should I Buy Expensive, and What Can I Buy Cheap?

It's hilarious. We spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on camping and hiking gear so we can sleep outside. The outdoor gear industry is incomprehensibly massive, and many of us ...
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Jasper Alberta Canada backpacking pack

The Ultimate Pack: North Face Terra 65 Review

My North Face Terra 65 pack has seen thousands of kilometres of trail, and it is GOING STRONG. A simple but practical pack for a backpacking trip that requires either ...
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Light My Fire titanium spork opening a beer

My 6 Essential Hiking Gear Items

There are very few things you need to embark on a hiking adventure, but everyone does have favourites. Here is my list of essential hiking gear items that I bring ...
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Fiordland NP New Zealand

Mammut Trovat Advanced High GTX Hiking Boot Review

This is one of those hiking items I will shell out on, and encourage you to do the same. Though the Mammut Trovat GTX is pretty far on the high ...
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