Tag Archives: OutdoorGear

Mountain Hard Wear Trekker Sleeping Bag

Mountain Hard Wear Trekker Sleeping BagOverall Rating: 4.5 Experience Date:Jun 10, 2003 Good:Value for the money Bad:? I got one of these with the gift certificate Sarah’s mom got us for our wedding gift (we got other stuff too). It’s … Continue reading

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Granite Gear Stuff Sack

Granite Gear Stuff SackOverall Rating: 4.5 Experience Date:Dec 20, 2003 Good:Solid construction, good size Bad:None Sarah got me this for Christmas in 2003. Its primary role is to hold my sleeping bag, but it will hold clothes, blankets, whatever…that’s what … Continue reading

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SuperFeet Synergizer Green

SuperFeet Synergizer GreenOverall Rating: 4.5 Experience Date:Aug 20, 2004 Good:Make my feet feel good, more energy after a long hike Bad:Expensive Everywhere I looked for insoles, these were recommended. So, I picked some up. They do indeed provide excellent arch … Continue reading

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Wolf Packs Reflector Dog Pack

Wolf Packs Reflector Dog PackOverall Rating: 5 Experience Date:Jan 15, 2005 Good:Great customer support, tough, not too big, fits well Bad:A little expensive (but not unreasonable), no compression straps Lucy got a WolfPack for Christmas. She’s excited. In the picture … Continue reading

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Garmin Foretrex 101

Garmin Foretrex 101Overall Rating: 4 Experience Date:Dec 17, 2004 Good:Inexpensive, Runs on AAA’s, Neat features, useful fields from GPS Bad:No map/PC support, no altitude change log Sarah got me the Foretrex 101 for Christmas 2004. We’re trying to hike/exercise more … Continue reading

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Patagonia Dimension Jacket

Patagonia Dimension JacketOverall Rating: 5 Experience Date:Dec 25, 2004 Good:Rugged, comfy, good adjustability, pockets Bad:Pricey if you don’t get it on sale, not waterproof (but it’s not supposed to be) I got this from Sarah’s parents for Christmas. It’s a … Continue reading

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The North Face Denali Fleece

The North Face Denali FleeceOverall Rating: 4.5 Experience Date:Dec 25, 2003 Good:Comfy, warm, can be a shell, durable, enough pockets Bad:Expensive, never go on sale I got Sarah one of these Christmas of 2003 so I could have hers. :-D. … Continue reading

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New Balance 991 Running Shoe

New Balance 991 Running ShoeOverall Rating: 5 Experience Date:Aug 25, 2004 Good:Super comfortable, VERY short break-in period, last forever, well ventilated Bad:Expensive (if you don’t find them on sale) I bought Sarah a pair of these for a present when … Continue reading

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Band-Aid Sport Strip

Band-Aid Sport StripOverall Rating: 5 Experience Date:May 23, 2004 Good:Crazy strong adhesive, very waterproof Bad:Don’t put it on over hair Sarah (who has worn MANY band-aids in her years) introduced me to these. They are one of the few things … Continue reading

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Hi Tec Altitude II Lo

Hi Tec Altitude II LoOverall Rating: 2 Experience Date:May 26, 2004 Good:Very inexpensive (for hiking shoes) Bad:Tongue is very bothersome (to me) I tried these boots out for a couple of days, and decided they weren’t for me. They sell … Continue reading

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