By Brad Groves | on March 05, 2013 | in Gear »
Reviews Mainstream manufacturers are catching on, and competition in the ~2lb tent range is fierce. The SuperMegaUL2 is a brilliant addition to this growing field.
By Luke Schmidt | on June 07, 2011 | in Techniques »
Make Your Own Gear Tips and tricks expand upon previously published articles: check out Luke's six iterations and glean ideas for perfecting YOUR custom-made pack!
By Roger Caffin | on March 12, 2013 | in Trends »
Trend Reports Recent developments in canister stoves have the potential to upset a lot of the industry, as the leadership seems to have passed out of the hands of Western brands and into Asia. Stoves that were trumpeted as the state of the art by well-known Western brands now look a little old, tired, heavy and, well, clunky. We look at a few of the leading edge stoves from 2012 to see where things are going.
By Mark Hurd and Roger Caffin | on January 02, 2008 | in Technology »
Research Reviews Wax has a reasonably high energy density and unlike other fuels it does not spill (when cold): can you make an adequate DIY stove with it?
By Will Rietveld | on January 05, 2010 | in Gear »
Reviews The Hydrogen is a well designed, high loft, roomy, warm, mummy-style down 30F-rated sleeping bag, but its shell fabric is heavy and wets out too easily.