Author: Niels Oomkes

Yakima FatCat Evo 6 Review

Yakima FatCat Evo 6 Review

First Thoughts on the Yakima FatCat Evo 6 The Yakima FatCat Evo 6: It’s a sweet looking ski /snowboard rack! It gets attached to my car, I open it, place equipment in, close it,...

Arc'Teryx ReBIRD

Arc’Teryx ReBIRD Store Concept

The Arc’Teryx ReBIRD Concept It’s certainly quite a refreshing concept! An approach of circularity that promotes sustainability in its gear. Arc’Teryx, a well-known outdoor apparel brand from Canada, got its start back in 1989....

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...