alpen monocular 8x25
4.3

Alpen 8×25 Model 120 Monocular Review

I'm a fan of the monocular form factor because a monocular is small and light. If you have one, there's never a reason to leave it behind, so you can...
top of mount cramer

Weekend Peak Bagging: Mount Cramer

We left Boise on a Friday after work, headed for the summit of Mount Cramer in the Sawtooth National Forest. At 10,716 feet, it's the second highest...
alpen shasta ridge binoculars
4.5

Alpen Shasta Ridge Binocular Review

A good pair of binoculars will open your eyes to a world you didn't know existed. With sharp and clear optics that let in a lot of light, suddenly...
backpacking gear gift guide

10 Best Gifts for Backpackers 2014

You need gear to go backpacking, and backpackers need gifts, so here's the 10 best gifts for backpackers. Location of the photo? Ship Island...