Collapsible Water Bottles from Hydrapak: A Backpacking/Hiking Solution?


Hikers and backpackers of our world are always looking for ways to save space and shave ounces from their gear. ¬†Not only that, but we have generally become much more focused on purchasing and possessing items that will provide the … Continue reading

Outdoor Retailer: “Super-Charged” Solar Phone Cases from Secur


Technology of the future?¬†It sure seems that way at Outdoor Retailer 2014! Secur has a new line of solar-integrated battery cases for smartphones in development–and they aren’t afraid to show it! This new technology allows smartphone users to charge their … Continue reading

Outdoor Retailer: Get Your Gear Fix On! (Day 2)


Every year, the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market attracts thousands of exhibitors, vendors, buyers, and industry representatives to Salt Lake City for four full days of intense tradeshow interactions. The Summer OR is a place where new brands are often launched, … Continue reading

Outdoor Retailer: SteriPEN’s 2015 Lineup


The Outdoor Retailer Summer 2014 show is certainly underway! ¬†Many companies have begun to unveil new and modified lines of products, including SteriPEN, an innovative brand that specializes in UV water treatment devices. ¬†Here are some of the new updates … Continue reading

Review: 12 Survivors Fixed Blade Knife


Knives are an absolutely essential piece of gear, but when I saw¬†the 12 Survivors Fixed Blade Knife for the first time, my first reaction was one of skepticism. ¬†”A fixed blade knife, in plastic packaging, made by a survival company?” … Continue reading

Roundup: Black Creek Trail Articles and Resources on Tripleblaze


Throughout the past few months, Tripleblaze has been able to develop and publish a variety of articles about one of Mississippi’s best-kept backpacking secrets: the Black Creek Trail. ¬†This 42-mile trail was an unexpected surprise to us as a scenic, … Continue reading

Review: Purinize Water Purifer Solution


Purinize.¬† Heard of it before? Water treatment products have taken huge strides forward in the past five years in terms of technology, innovation, and effectiveness. Purinize¬†is one of these new products that offers an intriguing twist to water treatment. ¬†It … Continue reading