Mossberg 500 .410 Review

After emigrating from Sweden to the United States in 1886, Oliver Frederick Mossberg served in a bicycle plant with another name familiar to gun lovers, Iver Johnson (who would later become famous for his revolver). Mossberg had two sons, Iver […]

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LOWA Elite Desert Boot Review

LOWA has been making boots since 1923, and there is a reason they have lasted so long as a company. LOWA makes a product that shows their quality from the inside to the outside of the boot. Our first impression […]

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GoLite Eden 2 Tent Review

A light, easy to use, durable, any weather tent? Yes, this is what the GoLite Eden 2tent is. This tent is like a fortress when it comes to tent design. Bad weather? No worries, the Eden 2 will keep it […]

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Mountainsmith Lookout 45 Review

When we first received the Mountainsmith Lookout 45 pack, we weren’t sure how we wanted to test it out. Should we just go on some local hikes with it? Maybe we should make a week-long backpacking trip in the Colorado […]

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Benchmade Triage

For over ten years, my EDC knife was a Benchmade Mel Pardue folder with a black tanto-style blade and an Axis lock. While it was never the fastest-opening knife and did not have any of the cool “tactical” features of […]

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Stone River Ceramic Folding Knife

I’m not typically a big fan of the “gentleman’s folder” style folding knife – small handle with almost no guard, slim, pointy blade, sleek, low-profile shape meant more for stylish appearance than function. I prefer functional knives, designed either for […]

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