Category: Outdoor

In Review: Nathan Sports Summit sunglasses

                                                       

If you recall, a last month we introduced you to Nathan Sports and their lightweight polarized sunglasses. What I found curious about these is that they were being positioned as running, or active sports, sunglasses. With the classic Wayfarer profile,…

Catch photons with the BioLite SolarPanel

                                                       

When it comes to powering things with solar – be it for camping or in an emergency – I’ve always been cautiously optimistic. I’ve had some inexpensive solar panels, and those proved the adage of “you get what you pay…

In Review: Sea to Summit Stretch-Loc Straps

                                                       

These days, when I’m thinking of tie-down straps, it’s generally the larger sort for holding stuff down in the cargo basket in the family hauler. That said, there’s still something to be said about being able to tie things down…

In Review: BioLite Alpenglow

                                                       

Last week, we talked to you about something that I would consider a “standard” camping/emergency lantern, in terms of overall design and the fact that it uses standard D-cell batteries. Today, we’re going to go through something that is very…

Introducing: BioLite AlpenGlow

                                                       

Used to be, if you wanted a lantern for camping, it was Coleman or nothing. While I do have one of those liquid fuel lanterns sitting on my workbench at the moment, these days, it’s all about battery-powered lanterns that…