Author: Niels Oomkes

Napier Sportz SUV Tent

Napier Sportz SUV Tent Review

First Thoughts on the Napier Sportz SUV Tent Tents have really reinvented themselves the past 5-10 years. As I look back on my camping experiences, I believe it is somewhat of a right of...

Brooks Levitate GTS 5 Review

First Thoughts On The Brooks Levitate GTS 5 The Levitate was first introduced in 2017, and like all brands and models, Brooks is continuously looking to make improvements. That usually involves slight modifications each...

Salewa Alp Trainer 2 Hiking

Salewa Alp Trainer 2 Hiking Shoe Review

First Thoughts On The Salewa Alp Trainer 2 The Alp Trainer 2 is a lightweight, agile and comfortable boot that represents an excellent choice for alpine hiking-related activities. With a name like “Alp”, a...

Gregory Paragon 48

Gregory Paragon 48 Backpack Review

Gregory Paragon 48 First Thoughts It’s been a very long time since I’ve been out in the backcountry to go backpacking. Life, careers, and kiddos got us comfortable with the car camping routine. The...

Dakota Grizzly Casual Wear

Dakota Grizzly Casual Wear Review

Initial Thoughts On The Dakota Grizzly Summer Apparel Outfit Dakota Grizzly had not really been on my radar before, but I am glad we got introduced. With Spring and Summer coming up, my search...

Baleaf 5" 4D Chamois Padded Mesh Panels Cycling Bib Shorts

The Baleaf Bib Short Review

Initial Take On The Baleaf 5″ 4D Chamois Padded Mesh Panels Cycling Bib Shorts With these Baleaf Bib Shorts, let’s just agree that a simpler title might be more advantageous when trying to make...

Jack Wolfskin Hybrid Jacket

The Jack Wolfskin Hybrid Jacket Review

Initial Take On The Jack Wolfskin Hybrid Jacket It’s stylish, warm, and very lightweight. “Puffy” jackets have always been light and fluffy, but this Jack Wolfskin Hybrid Jacket upon first impressions seems to be...

Brooks Trace

Brooks Trace Review

First Thoughts on The Brooks Trace Brooks and I go way back. Admittedly, I have really played the field. To put it nicely, I am a Brooks Philanderer. Having gone from the freeflowing and...