Best Ultralight 3 Person Tent? | Zpacks Triplex Review

Zpacks Triplex review - best ultralight 3 person tent?

It is rare in backcountry hunting to be able to literally cut POUNDS from your pack without significant sacrifices to comfort. Enter this Zpacks Triplex review. The Zpacks Triplex Tent is a true ultralight 3 person tent that packs up so small you will hardly know it is in your pack. Now, taking a step … Read more

Tricer Tripod Review | Tricer-BC vs Tricer-AD vs GTP-1 – Innovative Game Changers?

Tricer USA Tripod review

I first learned about Tricer tripods several years ago when I heard founder Drew Miles on a hunting podcast describe several products they were producing for backcountry hunters, including some innovative tripod designs that utilized trekking poles for legs such as the Tricer GTP-1. That discussion piqued my interest and I have followed them ever … Read more

EXO Mountain Gear K4 5000 Review – ONE-YEAR TEST | Best Hunting Backpack?

Exo Mountain Gear K4 5000 Pack Review

Four miles into the Idaho backcountry, and with two mule deer bucks down, the Exo Mountain Gear K4 pack was about the get a workout. Not only that, but having torn the meniscus in my knee during a September archery elk hunt, I would be lying if I wasn’t a little worried how the bum … Read more

Nightforce NX8 4-32×50 Scope Review | Crazy Durable, But Worth The Money?

Nightforce NX8 scope review

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 20-plus years, you have heard of Nightforce Optics. The Nightforce NX8 riflescope is one of their more popular models, boasting some impressive specs and one that can easily be used for hunting or match shooting. Nightforce established a reputation for rugged and reliable optics … Read more

Durston X Mid 1P Tent Review | Lightweight + Affordable

Durston X Mid 1 tent review

Why would I want to do a Durston X Mid review? Well, over many years of running multiple different tents, I typically found myself only bringing freestanding tents on backpack hunting trips due to their ability to handle the elements and their ease of setting up in less than ideal ground conditions. However, the most … Read more

Zamberlan Anabasis Boot Review | Impressive Sub-16oz Zamberlan Hiking Boots

Zamberlan Anabasis boots review

Looking for an ultralight hiking boot but don’t want to give up performance? Zamberlan Anabasis boots may be just what you are looking for. Zamberlan makes a wide range of boots from hiking boots to hunting boots, with low, mid, and high cuts, and the Zamberlan Anabasis is one of those boots that can be … Read more

30° Katabatic Palisade Quilt Review | Best Backpacking Quilt? | Stupid Warm

Katabatic Palisade quilt review

Is the 30° Katabatic Palisade ultralight quilt the best backpacking quilt you can buy? There is a strong argument for that statement, and we will do our best in this review to give you the details you need to make the decision for yourself. The Palisade quilt falls in the Katabatic Elite Quilt series, featuring … Read more

Athlon Ares ETR 3-18×50 Riflescope Review | Extreme Temperature & Long Range Tested

Athlon Ares ETR Scope Review

For this review of the Athlon Ares ETR UHD 3-18×50 riflescope, I had the chance to put it through a year of hard use, both in the field on hunting trips and at the range. I received this scope from Athlon late in October 2022 after my general deer hunt was over, but I still … Read more

Zpacks Plex Solo Review | UNBELIEVABLE 13.9 oz UltraLight Tent

Zpacks Plex Solo tent review

Having tested the Zpacks Altaplex in recent years, when I saw the Zpacks Plex Solo 1-person tent, I REALLY wanted to do this Zpacks Plex Solo Review. Even lighter than the Altaplex, this tent is a stunning 13.9 ounces and packs down super small. So what do you give up with the Zpacks Plex Solo … Read more

Best Zamberlan Hunting Boots? | 21 oz Zamberlan Baltoro Lite Review

Zamberlan Baltoro boots review. Zamberlan boots. Best lightweight hunting boots.

I am ALWAYS on the lookout for the perfect lightweight hunting boot. This Zamberlan Baltoro Lite review comes from that pursuit. Zamberlan hunting boots have proven to be top notch in our team’s testing, but there normally seems to be a significant sacrifice required in order to use lightweight hunting boots rather than traditional full … Read more