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Garmin Oregon 550T GPS Review

Garmin seems to be on a miniaturization kick this season; it’s a habit we’re glad they got in on. Their Forerunner 310XT is much less obtrusive than the other watches in the Forerunner series, but seems to have more features, and they’re features the multi-sport crowd will love. Video – Garmin Oregon 550T GPS Review... Read More
10.02.17

SUUNTO Elementum Terra Altimeter Watch Review

Check out the reviews and videos for the Suunto Elementum watch and you decide if it is worthy of wearing on your next outdoor event. SUUNTO Elementum Terra Altimeter Watch A top-shelf watch that can go absolutely anywhere and help you track information along the way. Whether you’re tracking your ski vert, trying to figure... Read More
10.12.16

Gear Review: SOG Prophet 33L Pack

I took some gear out to Sweetwater Creek State Park this past weekend to put it through the paces, and the SOG Prophet 33 Liter Pack carried my load. Upon first inspection, I already liked this pack. If you can’t tell by now, I’m a huge fan of SOG’s gear. One of my EDC knives... Read More
07.09.16
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Nixon 51-30 Chrono Watch Review

Check out the reviews and videos for the Nixon 51-30 watch and you decide if it is good for your action life. Prepare to go deep as this stylish arm piece can go 300 meters and take all the punishment you can throw at it. In the water and out it has all the features... Read More
10.06.16
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BackCountry.com Coupon Get Ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday at BackCountry.com Check out the updated Backcountry coupons BACKCOUNTRY.com BLACK FRIDAY SALE Black Friday Sale – Up to 50% Off Site-Wide + Free 2-Day Shipping over $50 – Valid: 11/28 to 11/29 Black Friday Sale – Up to 50% Off Site-Wide + Free 2-Day Shipping... Read More
01.01.14

hOme R-Class Watch Review

hOme R-Class Watch Review hOme R-Class Watch The new face of modern luxury timepieces. The hOme R-Class Watch pulls off what many thought impossible—a fresh take on a timeless luxury-watch shape that’s modern but not gimmicky. Full stainless-steel construction, a sapphire-coated hardened mineral crystal bezel, and quartz Swiss movement is painstakingly assembled by hand in... Read More
10.10.13
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Casio Protrek PAW1500 Altimeter Watch Review

Casio Protrek PAW1500 Altimeter Watch Review The Casio Protrek PAW1500 was voted one of the best altimeter watches of 2012. Casio Protrek PAW1500 Altimeter Watch Yes, all this fits on your wrist. Whether your adventures take place at high altitudes or on the high seas, the Casio Pathfinder PAW1500 Altimeter Watch helps you track critical... Read More
10.10.13

Suunto Core Altimeter Watch Review

The Suunton core is an essential tool for mountaineers, backcountry skiers, and wilderness travelers. A fun tool for everyone else. The weather was clear for days as your expedition ascended 10,000 feet, but then the barometric pressure started to change and your Storm Alarm went off. Thanks to the Suunto Core Altimeter Watch, you set... Read More
10.10.13

Suunto Ambit HR Altimeter Watch Review

The Suunto Ambit HR Altimeter Watch is a thinking watch for the conscious adventurer. Knowing that people went to the moon with less computing power than is present in today’s average laptop, you may be tempted to take your Suunto Ambit HR Altimeter Watch all the way to the peak of Mars’ Olympus Mons. An... Read More
10.10.13

Garmin Forerunner 310XT GPS Review

Garmin Forerunner 310XT GPS Review Garmin seems to be on a miniaturization kick this season; it’s a habit we’re glad they got in on. Their Forerunner 310XT is much less obtrusive than the other watches in the Forerunner series, but seems to have more features, and they’re features the multi-sport crowd will love. Video –... Read More
10.09.13

Pieps DSP Smart Transmitter Review

There’s no such thing as a sure thing in an avalanche, but the Pieps DSP increases your chance of success. Even though the Pieps DSP Smart Transmitter feels like cheating in the event of a rescue—there is no cheating when it comes to digging out your best buddy. Pieps is the pioneer of the 3-antenna... Read More
11.10.12

Ortovox S1 Avalanche Scanner Transceiver Review

Ortovox S1 Avalanche Scanner Transceiver Review The S1 plus Smart Antenna Technology to help YOU get found. During practice or real-life recoveries, your Ortovox S1+ Avalanche Scanner/Transceiver immediately scans the debris field, showing you how many victims were buried, their orientation in reference to you, and the distance to each signal. Improving the original S1,... Read More
11.10.12

Backcountry Access Tracker DTS Beacon Review

Backcountry Access Tracker DTS Beacon Review Reliable and easy to use. Through years of development and field testing, Backcountry Access has made the Tracker DTS Beacon incredibly intuitive so it’s fast and easy to use when you’re under the stress of a real search. It’s no wonder that the Tracker DTS is one of the... Read More
11.10.12

Nixon 42-20 Chrono Watch Review

Nixon 42-20 Chrono Watch Review Nixon 42-20 Chrono Watch The Nixon Men’s 42-20 Pu Tide Watch–committed to helping you break your commitments. This watch can monitor the high and low tide cycles for you, so you know exactly when to shirk your responsibilities and go for a surf. This watch withstands depths of up to... Read More
10.10.12
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