I have been field testing and reviewing the latest and greatest in outdoor gear, apparel and technology since 2011. I work with the best companies in the industry to help you make the best decision when it comes to locating and purchasing your gear. I have vast experience and knowledge on the items you need & I highlight the pros and cons with everything so you don’t have to guess. I have worked with GoLite, Gossamer Gear, Terramar, GoPro, The North Face and many other giants in the outdoor industry. I really am passionate about what I do and I think that it shows in my video reviews. All of my reviews are posted to YouTube and here on Trail and Mountain. If you would like me to review your product please contact me. If it fits into the genre of what I do I will consider showcasing it here

Ribzwear Front Pack Review

The RibzWear front pack is made of 210d water resistant ripstop nylon. The front pack weighs approx. 9 oz. All components are water resistant and have proven durability in the most extreme of conditions. With an average storage capacity between 600 and 800 cubic...

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Easton Hat Trick 2 Person Tent Review

Here is my latest review on the Easton Mountain Products Hat Trick 2 man tent. This tent in this video is a pre-production tent and for 2012 they eliminated one of the doors to save weight. This is one incredible tent chock full of features including but not limited...

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Sea To Summit Rapid 26L Drypack Review

OK, boys and girls. Today we have something really special. It's the Sea To Summit Rapid 26l Daypack/Dry-pack. It is a lightweight waterproof pack that you can use for most any condition. Kayaking, rafting, canyoneering or hiking. Its very comfortable and VERY well...

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Cotopaxi Inca 16L Daypack Review

So, I met these folks at Outdoor Retailer this past August. A company called Cotopaxi. They make apparel, stainless steel water bottles, backpacks and now tents. They also give back in HUGE ways (more than most companies out there). They help give clean water to...

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Granite Gear Taku 24L Daypack Review

The Taku 24L from Granite Gear gets its name from a glacier in Alaska in case you were wondering "whats in a name". This particular glacier is thought to be the deepest and thickest glacier in the world. The pack is a stout 2lb 6oz and although for a day pack weighs...

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Gossamer Gear Mariposa II Backpack Review

This is the older version of the world renowned Mariposa II backpack from Gossamer Gear. They have since updated the pack with great features while still making it ultralight and very comfortable. The latest incarnation of our flagship backpack, The Mariposa™ II...

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Mountainsmith Mystic 65L Backpack Review

Talk about quality and comfort. The Mountainsmith Mystic 65L delivers on all levels! 65 liters of room in this pack with their Breezeway suspension and an arsenal of features. The Illiac crest shelf waist belt positions and locks on the hips better than any other pack...

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Granite Gear Eagle Backpack Review

So I am trying to incorporate my wife and kids more these days on certain types of gear. As we all know kids are really hard on clothing, shoes and pretty much everything in between so I though who better to test a backpack than a kid at school! I mean, as a parent it...

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