Author: Dan Brosious

New Balance 101

New Balance 101 Review

  Welcome Back! The return of the world’s best trail running shoe! Full disclosure: This is my all-time favorite trail running shoe.  I previously wore it exclusively, until I found out that New Balance...

Zeal Forecast

Zeal Forecast Review

Zeal came out with a brand-new style for the 2014/2015 ski season: The Zeal Forecast.  It comes in a wide array of color and lens choices to match your style, budget, and goggle needs.  The...

LL Bean Carrabassett Ski Pants

LL Bean Carrabassett Ski Pants Review

The LL Bean Carrabassett Ski Pants are a waterproof and breathable pant that can be worn through many different weather conditions.  With internal gaiters that can clip down to your boot straps, and fleece-lined front...

Ibex Shak Lite 1/2 Zip

Ibex Shak Lite 1/2 Zip Review

If you like getting behind Made in the USA products, then you should check out the Ibex Shak Lite 1/2 Zip. The product’s fibers are raised here, the fabric is knit here, and the products are...

GSI Pinnacle Camper

GSI Pinnacle Camper Review

When you think of camping cookware, GSI is one of the first brands that comes to mind.  They do not disappoint with the GSI Pinnacle Camper, a 4-person cooking and eating set that covers...

skora core

Skora Core Review

Skora describes the Core as “Luxury Meets Minimalism.”  After wearing these shoes, it is hard to disagree.  I already know what you’re thinking: “But I’m a runner.  These look like some sort of techno...

GSI Gourmet Kitchen Set

GSI Gourmet Kitchen Set 11 Review

As with most GSI cooking gear, the Gourmet Kitchen Set 11 is both handy and practical.  The utensils and other cooking gear are easy to use and quickly clean up into one nice zippered...

ibex Woolies 150

ibex Woolies 150 Boxer Brief Review

Would you consider merino wool boxers something you need? Probably not. But would wearing a pair for a few weeks change your mind? It just might.  The ibex Woolies 150 Boxer Brief may have...

New Balance 110v2 Review

As far as trail running goes, 2014 may be the year that most minimalist runners revert back to cushioning and protection.  In anticipation of this trend, New Balance has completely redesigned the popular 110. ...

Primus FireHole 200

Primus FireHole 200 Review

  If you are looking for a large camp stove that heats up quickly to feed the entire campground, the Primus FireHole 200 may be your new best friend.  While Primus offers many variations...

Petzl Tikka

Petzl Tikka Headlamp Review

The Petzl Tikka is a standby when it comes to headlamps.  It is a basic model with none of the fancy features being used in many of today’s other lamps.  The Tikka (not to...