Osprey Talon 44 Day Pack
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Osprey Talon 44 Day Pack

Lightweight construction with a multitude of features, the Osprey Talon 44 is a light-weight and functional pack for those weekend adventures or fast and light pursuits. Let’s take a look at all of its features. I am going to turn the pack around and take a look at its suspension system. Osprey is using their airscape suspension system with the…

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LEKI Corklite Trekking Poles
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LEKI Corklite Trekking Poles

At just 17 and a half ounces per pair, the LEKI Corklite Trekking Poles offer reliable stability, ease of use and the high quality that you would expect from LEKI. The standout feature here as the name suggests, these are the Corklite. So they are very lightweight and they also have a cork grip. So the first thing I want…

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Black Diamond Women’s Distance FLZ Trekking Poles
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Black Diamond Women’s Distance FLZ Trekking Poles

We are taking a close look at the Black Diamond Women’s Distance FLZ Poles. This is the perfect pair of trekking poles for your ounce counting backpackers, hikers or trail runners who are looking for an extremely collapsible, extremely lightweight trekking pole that is also adjustable. We are going to take a close look at all the features and how…

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Marmot Women’s Ginny Pants
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Marmot Women’s Ginny Pants

I am wearing the Marmot Women’s Ginny Pants. These are a very soft, stretchy, light-weight pant for on and off the trail. The material here is a really great blend of cotton, nylon and elastane. So the elastane gives you stretch. That nylon gives you durability. And the cotton gives it a really soft hand. So unlike regular nylon hiking…

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Oboz Women’s Bridger Mid BDry Hiking Boot
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Oboz Women’s Bridger Mid BDry Hiking Boot

Giving full protection and stability on challenging terrain, the Oboz Women’s Bridger Mid BDry is a great trail shoe when you are carrying a heavy backpack for long days on the trail. Despite its full leather construction and the mid height of this boot, it weighs in at a pretty low weight compared to how much stability it provides. With…

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