Category: Gear Reviews

MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes

3.15.2018 - Kyle Soeltz
3 minute read

The MSR Lightning Ascent snowshoes are a sturdy yet lightweight snowshoe that provides ample flotation and an aggressive grip. The outer ring of the snowshoe is rigid with crampon-like teeth that… Continue Reading »

Outdoor Research Mt. Baker Modular Mittens

3.8.2018 - Kyle Soeltz
2 minute read

The Outdoor Research Mt. Baker Modular Mittens are a two part mitten designed to keep your fingers warm in extremely cold conditions. They have a waterproof shell with a heavy duty fleece linear on… Continue Reading »

Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork Trekking Poles

1.31.2018 - Kyle Soeltz
2 minute read

It wasn’t until I began winter hiking that I understood how great Trekking poles were. Before I had always wondered what I needed them for- I had never had a problem getting up and down mountains… Continue Reading »

Salomon Speed Cross 4

1.18.2018 - Kyle Soeltz
2 minute read

The Salomon Speed Cross 4 is a seriously light trail running shoe with a lot of grip. I have used them for trail running, day hiking, and backpacking from mid-spring to mid-fall. They are breathable… Continue Reading »