Camping When It Rains

Camping is one of our favorite outdoor activities. With changing seasons across the country, other adventurers are busy preparing their gear for the season as well. Temperatures are rising and with the warm spring weather comes a lot of rain and mud. But camping in the rain can be a lot of fun if you …

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Gear Review: MSR MicroRocket

The MSR MicroRocket is designed so be ultralight, strong and compact and is a great addition to any backpacker’s pack. What initially appealed to me is how light this single burner stove is, coming in at just 73g (2.6oz) not including fuel canister weight. The stove easily folds up and is compact enough to store …

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Gear Review: Outdoor Products 20L Amphibian Weather Defense Backpack

For any person who enjoys outdoor activities it’s always a good idea to have a waterproof backpack. They’re available in different sizes and price points with varying features. I’ve been testing out a 20L one from Outdoor Products called Amphibian Weather Defense. It measures 23″x 9.5″x 7.5″ and is the perfect size to hold a …

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide

We at Tripleblaze want to make sure you and your loved ones give and receive great gifts this holiday season.  So we’ve complied a few of our favorite things from this past year to give you some great ideas on presents for spouses, Mom, Dad, and even Fido. Jeff: The Spot Satellite GPS Messenger Not only …

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Hammock Bliss

Is there anything better than laying out in the fresh air, up off the ground, nestled between a couple of trees and staring up at the sky? I can’t think of anything. That’s why I decided to buy the Double Hammock by Hammock Bliss from backcountry.com. It’s the ultimate must have item for anyone that …

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Traveling with your Backpacking and Outdoor Gear

With the Holiday season under way many of us are traveling home to see family and friends. Exploring the outdoors is a great way to spend time with the ones we love but with the hassle of airport security Holiday travel can make your holiday more stressful than it needs to be. To ensure a stress …

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Review: Adidas Kanadia Shoes for Hiking

Hiking is one of my favorite things to do. But, like anything else, it’s usually more enjoyable if you’re prepared with the right gear, particularly when it comes to shoes. There are many different kinds of hiking shoes available, designed for all kinds of people, terrain, temperatures, and weather. After wearing various hiking shoes over …

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Incase Range Large Backpack Review

The Incase Range Large Backpack is by far one of the best commuter backpacks I have used in a while. This pack was inspired by the freedom of cycling and is designed for everyday excursions on foot or on a bike. When I first received this pack I was impressed by the large capacity of …

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Sierra Designs Rohn 15 Backpack Review

The Rohn 15 backpack from Sierra Designs looks sharp and has some innovative features built into it. At only 1 lb. 15 oz. for the M/L size and 1 lb. 13 oz. for the S/M size, it’s light enough to be used as an everyday pack. On first use, I filled the pack with everything …

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