Maxpedition Fatboy GTG – Small Shoulder Bag Review

I’ve been using some form of the Maxpedition Fatboy for over five years. I picked up my first one in 2010 just before heading off on a trip through Mexico, Cuba and Central America. A few years later I left it in a hostel in Argentina, by the time I realised and called the hostel it was nowhere to be found.

How to Pack a Backpack for Hiking and Camping

I created this video to share how I like to pack my backpack when I go out in the woods. It’s a collaboration between a bunch of cool backpackers on Youtube, check out my video and all the others in the playlist.

What to Pack for Hiking the Annapurna Circuit

In my somewhat limited research for the Annapurna Circuit I didn’t come across much information on what I should bring on the hike. There was some information on what to bring on a hike to Everest Base camp and there are plenty of similarities but here’s what I brought and why. I’m writing this article […]

Shamma Mountain Goat Review – Barefoot Sandal Greatness

As I’ve mentioned before in previous blog posts and Youtube Videos I’m a big proponent of the barefoot movement, choosing to do away with big clunky shoes as much as possible especially when doing active pursuits. My previous review of the Altra Lone Peak series of running shoes goes through why they are my favourite […]

Every Day Carry Part 2 – Everyday Carry Pouches

Howdy This is a quick follow up to my Every Day Carry Part 1 – The Things I carry on my Person post. Aside from the things I carry in my pockets there are two pouches I carry with me 80% – 90% of the time, I call these my Everyday Carry Pouches. The reason I […]

Every Day Carry Part 1 – The Things I carry on my Person

I actively started thinking about the things I carry with me probably about four or five years ago, this was a result of watching endless Youtube videos into the wee hours of the morning, most of the guys were apparently about to join John Connor in the fight against Skynet. After a lot of experimentation, […]

One Bag Travel – Tom Bihn Aeronaut 45 Review

Howdy This is my Review of the Aeronaut 45 from Tom Bihn, I’ve had the bag for around six months and have used it on several trips all over the globe including Finnish Lapland, England, Singapore and Malaysia and Estonia I’m really into backpacks and bags and I’m going to unashamedly geek out hard on […]

Z Packs Ultralight Backpacking Gear – Accessories Review  

Howdy! This is a review of some of the accessories I used from Zpacks on my 2015 thru hike. Z Packs are a small cottage backpacking company based out of Melbourne, Florida. They make all their gear from Cuben Fibre (recently renamed Dyneema Composite Fabrics). They’re known for innovative ultralight gear aimed at the ultralight […]

Tom Bihn Packing Cube Backpack Review

Howdy This is my review of the Tom Bihn Packing Cube Backpack and a little conversation about how and why I use packing cubes. This isn’t the end of my Appalachian Trail Series but I’m just super excited to talk to you about Tom Bihn. Travel! Just the word Travel gets me excited. Travel is […]

Altra Running Shoes Review – Hiking footwear for the Appalachian Trail

Howdy! This is my review of the Altra Running trail running shoes and a little foot wear philosophy for the Appalachian Trail Boots vs Shoes? Many people still believe it’s necessary to wear big heavy boots when out hiking, this is simply not true. The only benefit of using boots to me is the added […]