Category: Gear Reviews

Gear Review for Her

Here are some products that I purchased over the last couple of years for use on our various trips, hikes, and sometimes day-to-day use. These are all things that I have used on the on the trail multiple times. What I have listed here are things that I bought new. However, I also do check

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Gear Review: Camp Mattress and Lights

In the time that Keltin and I have been together we have been camping a decent number of times. We have always had a good camping trip but there have been things that can be tweaked to make for a more comfortable camping experience. This has mainly been the sleeping situation. We have slept on

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Gear Review: PocketRocket Stove Kit

I love a good cup of coffee on a cool morning while camping or a warm cup of herbal tea in the evenings around the campfire. Most of the time we heat up our percolator over the fire but if you have been camping you know that it can take a while to get the

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Gear Review: Bear’s Gear

Hiking in Texas can be hot even in the spring and fall. I always carry water for both Bear and I but as we hike longer trails I worry about not having enough. So in the interest of everyone having enough water, we bought Bear a pack. He has shoes too, right now he is

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Gear Review: Half Dome 4+ Tent

Keltin and I actually got this tent for Christmas last year. We used it once in February and thought we were going to freeze. That is not the tents fault – we needed better sleeping bags. With the lack of sleep I was feeling unforgiving and didn’t review the tent on our first use. I

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Gear Review: Trekking Poles

Last year before Keltin and I went to Colorado we picked him up a set of trekking poles at REI. Well, I loved them too. That Colorado altitude gets to me when I can really only train at Texas altitude. The trekking poles were really useful at the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I took

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Weekend Wandering: New Lens

Keltin and I recently procured a new lens for our Canon, a 70-200 mm, and it takes wonderful photos. If you are considering one here are some examples of the quality. The camera is a Canon Rebel T6 DSLR. All of these photos were taken and edited by Keltin and you can see more of

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