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Tentsile UNA Hammock Tent Review

A couple of months ago, we got in touch with the British outdoor company Tentsile. Tentsile specializes in hammocks and hammock tents. They have a huge selection of these products, from minimalistic one-person hammocks to hammock tents that fit no less than six persons. When we were offered to test their one-person UNA hammock tent,…

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Tentsile UNA Hammock Tent Review

Danner Trail 2650 GTX Hiking Shoes Review

In the spring, I received the Danner Trail 2650 GTX hiking shoes for testing and ever since I’ve been wearing them regularly for hiking, trekking and everyday use in rainy weather. Danner is an American footwear manufacturer with a long history. They started making work boots in 1932 and in the early 70’s they premiered…

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Danner Trail 2650 GTX Shoes Review

Nathan VaporAir 2.0 Hydration Vest Review

Nathan Sports produces top-notch hydration gear and thus I was delighted to hear that I’m receiving their VaporAir 2.0 hydration vest for testing. I received the vest in the spring, and immediately started wearing it for running and hiking. The Nathan VaporAir 2.0 offers 7 liters of storage space and is thus ideal for long…

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Nathan VaporAir 2.0 Hydration Vest: Wearing the vest for trail running

Amberoot Backpacking Towel Review

In March 2021 we were contacted by the British brand Amberoot, which specializes in sustainable clothing and textiles, and presented for their Backpacking Sports Towel, made out of natural flax fibres. I was intrigued and agreed to test the towel in return for an unbiased review. I have been using it for every single shower…

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Amberoot Backpacking Towel - reduce your environmental footprint

FreeReign Everyday Tank top with Built-In Bra Review

In the beginning of the year I was contacted by the American start-up FreeReign which after a successful Kickstarter campaign launched their Everyday tank Top which has a built-in bra. As I’m a big fan of tank tops with a built-in bra for hiking, trekking and other low to medium impact activities, I thought it…

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FreeReign Everyday Tank Top - from the front

CamelBak Crux Hydration Reservoir Review

CamelBak is a synonym for high-quality hydration gear such as hydration packs, running vests, bottles and of course also hydration reservoirs. At the end of last year, me and Laura received the Rim Runner backpack and Circuit hydration vest for testing. Both products came with Crux hydration reservoirs. The Rim Runner came with a 2.5-liter…

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CamelBak Crux Reservoir: Relatively big entry for easier cleaning

Sherpa Adventure Gear Makalu Jacket Review

In the beginning of 2021, I received the Sherpa Makalu jacket for testing, and since then I’ve been regularly wearing it for hiking, everyday use and even cycling. The Makalu jacket is a robust shell layer which is designed for outdoor activities in the toughest weather conditions. It is made of Sherpa’s own 3-layer Himaltec…

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Sherpa Makalu Jacket Review

CamelBak Circuit Vest Review

In the end of 2020, I received the CamelBak Circuit hydration vest for testing and since then I’ve been regularly wearing it for running and speed hiking. I was very excited to test the Circuit vest because I was really curios about the advantages of hydration vests over traditional hydration packs.  Before getting the CamelBak…

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CamelBak Circuit Vest: The front zippered pocket

Arms of Andes Alpaca 110 Naturally Dyed T-shirt Review

In fall 2020 we received, tested and reviewed two things from the American start-up Arms of Andes, which specializes in Alpaca wool outdoor clothing: The brand’s hiking socks (reviewed here), and the 110 V-neck t-shirt for women (reviewed here). While I was impressed by the fabric of the latter, the shoulder construction was too narrow…

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Arms of Andes Alpaca 110 Naturally Dyed T-shirt

CamelBak Rim Runner 22 Hydration Pack Review

In the end of 2020 we were so fortunate to be offered to test several CamelBak products in return for unbiased reviews. While Blaz has his beloved Osprey Talon backpacks, I actually haven’t owned a proper hiking backpack – till now! I received the CamelBak Rim Runner 22 hydration daypack with an included CRUX water…

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CamelBak Rim Runner 22 - well-padded shoulder straps