Water is everything, get the right filter

One of the most important pieces of outdoor gear (and survival gear if we want to go that route) is the ability to get clean water. Without water you’ll have Discover More…

5 Things I’m Excited for After Winter OR ’16

I’ve been coming to the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City for the past several years and despite nothing really changing from year to year, I still find a Discover More…

Flower ID by Phone — an App for Wild Flowers

Flowers are of course beautiful bits of color that spice up the outdoors. Thanks to my father and a youth leader, Vaughn Francis, I am not satisfied with just ‘how Discover More…

E-merse by Seattle Sports – Waterproof Smartphone Protection

My phone just keeps becoming more and more a part of my outdoor experience. It is my camera, especially when I don’t want to carry my big DSLR because of Discover More…

5.10 Canyoneer 3 – OK Shoe with Great Grip

This review is of the 5.10 Canyoneer 3. FYI – I purchased these shoes at a “pro-deal” cost since I do work as a professional in the outdoor industry. As Discover More…