Tag Archives: Rain Gear

First Look @ the Zpacks Vertice Rain Gear

As some of you may already know, at least by now, just a couple of weeks ago Zpacks added their new Vertice rain jacket & pants to their webpage. For the last couple of months I had been waiting (somewhat patiently… lol) … Continue reading

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What if I Had to Buy All New Gear!

“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” Rather than do an end of year gear review, what if I were to completely start all over! “What if…” I started 2017 off with absolutely no backpacking gear or clothing, only the … Continue reading

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Quick Look @ the MLD Light Snow Gaiters

A couple of weeks ago I decided to pick up a pair of the Mountain Laurel Designs (MLD) Light Snow Gaiters. I figured that (for me) these would be a good addition to my ZPacks rain kilt for covering my … Continue reading

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Pack Cover, Pack Liner, Both, Neither, Something Else…?

Pack covers, pack liners, neither, both, or something else all together? Being that I am a firm believer in all of the above (plus some), I tend to get emails, or questions/comments on my blog or a YouTube video, about … Continue reading

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GoLite Chrome Dome Umbrella

I have been toying with the notion of picking up an umbrella for quite a while now, and particularly the GoLite Chrome Dome. An umbrella, like any other piece of gear, has a purpose, and in certain situations can shine … Continue reading

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Rain Kilt Showdown

A few weeks ago I posted a video review of my Cuben Fiber Trail Designs CloudKilt by ZPacks here on my blog. This is basically a rectangular piece of cuben fiber which is attached around the waist using a hook-and-loop … Continue reading

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