Category Archives: Gear Reviews

Canoeing and camping gear reviews.

Ozark Trail WindResistant Lighter – Fail!

Normally I don’t bother commenting on gear malfunctions because it does occasionally happen with gear from any manufacturer, but this Ozark Trail WindResistant lighter has to be reviewed because it not only failed me but failed other people too, and could have left … Continue reading

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A Favorite Recent Purchase in Gear the Therm-a-Rest Z-Lite Camping Mat

The one camping gear purchase I recently made is a very simple inexpensive product and has greatly improved my outdoor experience, and that is my Therma Rest Z-Lite camping pad. For years of canoe camping I never had an issue with unrolling my sleeping bag directly on … Continue reading

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MSR Reactor Stove

MSR Reactor Stove There are several high quality compact camping stoves on the market today, each with their advantages, and the MSR Reactor Stove is one of those compact camping stoves at the top of the list. While most compact camping stoves … Continue reading

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NRS Waterproof Dry Bags

With any paddling sport one of the obvious considerations is how to keep your gear dry. Even if you’re only doing a short trip of a few hours, you’ll still need to protect that wallet and cell phone. Today there are a … Continue reading

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Lowrance Endura Sierra GPS

Available for purchase in July of 2009 is the Lowrance Endura Sierra GPS, marketed as the most powerful out-of-the-box handheld outdoor GPS solution. This unit is the newest approach to touchscreen GPS design. It comes fully loaded with topographic outdoor … Continue reading

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Emergency Camping First Aid Kit for Canoers

If you’ve seen our camping first aid kit Webpage then you should have an idea how important it is to have a good first aid kit

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