Tifosi Davos Sunglasses Review

A few months ago, I received the Tifosi Davos sunglasses for testing. Tifosi is a US-based eyewear manufacturer which makes sunglasses with focus on quality, style, function and value. The company was established in 2003 and today their products are sold in more than sixty countries. They specialize in sports sunglasses, but they also make…

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Tifosi Davos Sunglasses - on each side there is an oblong vent close to nose bridge on top and two at the bottom close to the corner of the lens

Sea to Summit Telos TR3 Tent Review

For a long time, we have been without a lightweight backpacking tent which would pack small and provide good weather protection. We were thus head over heels when Sea to Summit offered us to test its Telos TR3 tent in return for an unbiased review. We received the tent a couple of months ago and…

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Sea to Summit Telos TR3 Tent - partial mode is great for admiring the surroundings

Sunnybag Leaf Pro Solar Charger – Review

Several months ago, we got in touch with the Austrian company Sunnybag. Sunnybag manufactures various gadgets for hiking, backpacking and other outdoor activities. Their offer includes solar chargers, power banks and backpacks with integrated solar panels. They offered us their flagship product Leaf Pro solar charger for testing. I quickly checked the technical specifications and…

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Sunnybag Leaf Pro Review

Tifosi Swoon Polarized Sunglasses – Review

In the beginning of the year, we were contacted by the American eyewear company Tifosi Optics, which asked us to test some of their products in return for an unbiased review. I opted for the Tifosi Swoon sunglasses with polarized lenses, while Blaz chose the Tifosi Davos sunglasses with interchangeable lenses (reviewed here). For the…

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ArcticDry Waterproof Socks Review

A few months ago, I received the ArcticDry waterproof socks for testing and since then I’ve been regularly wearing them for hiking, bike commuting and everyday use. The ArcticDry socks are classic waterproof socks. They are made of 3 layers where the waterproof/breathable membrane is sandwiched between the lining and the outer layer. According to…

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ArcticDry Waterproof Socks Review

Cimalp Storm PRO 3 H Jacket Review

In February, I got the Cimalp Storm PRO 3 H jacket. The Cimalp Storm PRO 3 H is a 3-layer rain jacket which is primarily designed for trail running. Therefore, it’s made of a very breathable fabric and is super lightweight. The jacket in size M weighs merely 9.7 oz. (275 g). I decided to…

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Cimalp Storm PRO 3 H Jacket Review

Lowa Renegade GTX Lo Hiking Shoes Review

In February, I bought the Lowa Renegade GTX Lo hiking shoes and immediately started wearing them for hiking, trekking and everyday use. I’m a big fan of Lowa hiking footwear. I bought my first pair of their shoes, the Lowa Innox GTX Lo, in 2018 and was incredibly satisfied with them. Nevertheless, following the three…

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Lowa Renegade Review

Patagonia Baby Quilted Puff Jacket and Pants Review

In early fall we began to test the Patagonia Baby Quilted Puff jacket and pants on our two-year old daughter MK. We received the set from the brand for testing in return for an unbiased review. We started using the jacket in September and added the pants as it got colder in October. After testing…

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Patagonia Quilted Puff Jacket - is equipped with an offset zipper

Jack Wolfskin JWP Rain Jacket for Women Review

In fall 2021 I was contacted by the German outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin with an offer to test some garments from their Pack & Go! collection. I received the Jack Wolfskin JWP rain jacket and JWP down jacket (reviewed here) in the end of October, and have been wearing one or both of the two…

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Jack Wolfskin JWP Rain Jacket - impressive water resistance from the get go

Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck Review

At the end of summer 2021, I received the Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck and since then I’ve been regularly wearing it for hiking and running. The Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck is a warm base layer. It is made of a brushed polyester fabric to provide good warmth to weight ratio. I asked to test it…

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Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck: From the side