Hiking


All my hiking-related tips, guides, stories, resources, and gear recommendations from my time spent chasing trails.


Montbell Plasma 1000 Alpine Down Parka Review

Price: $439 MSRP – Check Price on Montbell Keri’s Rating:  4.6 of 5 stars Pros: Extremely warm and lightweight, very comfortable, fll set of features Cons: Not very water-resistant, slightly delicate, expensive Weight: 8.4 oz Women’s Model: Plasma 1000 Alpine Down Parka Lighter Option: Plasma 1000 Alpine Down Jacket: 4.8 oz Budget Option: Superior Down Parka: $209 […]

Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX Review: An Elite Backpacking Boot

Price: $230 MSRP – Check Price on Amazon Noel’s Rating:  4.6 of 5 stars Pros: Very comfortable; no break-in period; excellent ankle support, traction Cons: Relatively expensive; potential durability concerns Weight: 52.6 oz (1.49 kg) Women’s Model: Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX Lighter Option: Salomon X Ultra Mid 3 GTX: 36.5 oz (1.04 kg) Budget Option: Merrell Moab 2 […]