In this installment of Unboxed, I take a deeper look under the lid of my first regular BattlBox shipment—BattlBox March 2017.
For the fourth year running, I present to you, dear reader, my list of life-affirming durable goods perfect for the adventurer or the adventurous at heart.
Instagram account youdidnotsleepthere reminds us that while Instagram photos can showcase beautiful imagery, they can also tell beautiful lies.
If you’re serious about coffee on a road trip, the only way to go is to make it yourself. Here’s what you’ll need to brew the perfect travel coffee.
When it comes to keeping biting insects at bay, nothing works quite as well as a liberal dose of Ultrathon Insect Repellent.
If I’m going to use a hammock, I want to be using the Trail Nest Rooftop Hammock Stand.
In this installment of Unboxed, I peel back the lid on the BivySak March 2017 subscription box.
This is what happened when Finnish coffee company Paulig asked designer Luca Zannoto to make a really tiny cup of coffee from a single coffee bean.
Check out The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide, Second Edition: Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail, the newest edition of Andrew Skurka’s essential guide, one of the best resources for long distance hikers.
John Muir Trail Gear Check: TrekSta Evolution Mid GTX
I needed some mighty comfortable footwear for my John Muir Trail thru-hike, and TrekSta Evolution Mid GTX delivered.
John Muir Trail Gear Check: Honey Creek Safari Fedora
A great adventure deserves a great hat, and my hat of choice for this particular adventure is the Honey Creek Safari Fedora from Goorin Bros.
John Muir Trail Gear Check: Panasonic Lumix TS4 Camera
The Panasinic Lumix TS4: waterproof, shockproof, dustproof, and freezeproof with a full-on Quad-Indicator.
John Muir Trail Gear Check: Goal Zero Nomad 3.5
What do you do when your satellite-connected smartphone runs out of power when you’re on the trail? Simple. Recharge it with Goal Zero’s Guide 10 Plus Battery Pack/Nomad 3.5 Solar Panels.
John Muir Trail Gear Check: SPOT Connect
One of the problems a family man faces when setting out on the John Muir Trail is letting his family know that he’s okay, or, perhaps more importantly, letting someone know when he needs help. Enter the SPOT Connect.
Road to Adventure: Gearing Up for the John Muir Trail
A pre-launch countdown of my John Muir Trail hike.