New packs from Gregory Packs help keep the stink at bay

When you’re going to be backpacking for an extended amount of time, odor is, well, something you need to deal with. If you’re in the backcountry, you don’t have shower access, so you may get a bit ripe between the exertion and the campfires. Of course, your pack – especially an internal frame one – hugs close to your body, and can get a bit unpleasant as well. At least, until Gregory Packs released the Katmai and Kalmia.

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Here’s some gear for the cold weather outdoors

Often, when it’s cold out, we just want to stay in. But we’ve also been staying in for a year now, so you might want to get out there and get some fresh air. If it’s more than a walk around the block, you might want some gear to, say, go camping. Yes, a lot of your warm weather gear will still work, but there are three items we’ve got here you might want to add in.

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Keep your feet cool on the trails with the Vivobarefoot Magna Trail

Over the last couple of years, I’ve reviewed a variety of barefoot-style boots and shoes. While I’ve had some definite favorites, one that has worked great in the summer was the Vivovbarefoot Tracker FG. Come warm weather, however, you want something a bit more breathable. That’s where the Vivobarefoot Magna Trail comes into play.

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