My thoughts on the Solumbra ‘Active Pants’ after 400+ days of use.
Taking an initial 9-month use look at the Solumbra ‘BodyShade Workout Athletic T-Shirt’ and the Solumbra ‘Active Pants’.
Greetings Adventurers! This is my first long term review of the Ultra Athlete Shirt and Ultra Athlete Pants sun protective garments made in Seattle Washington by Solumbra. I first reviewed these two garments in August 2013 and in mid 2014 I decided to start wearing these two garments full time, until they gave out, I no longer like them, or I decide … Continue reading Solumbra, Ultra Athlete Shirt and Pants – Long Term Review [600+ consecutive days]
Our good friends over at Six Moon Designs have brought to market two new sun umbrellas made with carbon fiber, to help reduce weight of our favorite sun umbrellas.
My favorite, and least favorite, hiking gear of 2018.
Below are my “Top Picks” pieces of hiking related gear – pretty much those pieces of gear that I have found to have gone above-and-beyond what I would have expected from them. Each year I only pick one or two pieces of gear that I feel are worthy of my “top pick” pieces of gear, … Continue reading Top Picks
A video to just sit back and relax for a few minutes, as I brew some coffee and chat about things.
Wow winter season is fast approaching and it is time for my Favorite Gear of the Year for 2017. A few of the items are going to be fairly long term gear, having used them for a season or two, or more, yet I still consider them the best-of. Similarly, some of the gear is … Continue reading Favorite Gear of the Year, 2017
Below are some of the popular articles that I have published here at HikeLighter. Lightest SUL/XUL Fully Enclosed Shelter Comparisons Two-person Sub 900 gram Fully Enclosed Shelters What is “Core Temperature” – How important is it – What you need to do and know! Wind Jackets – My Final Report Mountain Laurel Designs ‘Spirit 28’ … Continue reading Popular Articles
A sweet deal on the zpacks bear bag!