Gear

Gear we use, gear we like, gear we so very badly want.

This photo shows the Simms Taco Wader Bag outside.

Simms Taco Wader Bag Review

The Simms Taco Bag is one of the best fly fishing accessories we've seen in a long time. What is the Taco Wader Bag? It's simply a bag that lets you pack up your wet, muddy and sandy waders after you've been fi...
This photo shows the Plano All Weather Bow Case with a compound bow inside.

Plano All Weather Bow Case Review

The Plano All Weather Bow Case is a super-solid compound bow case that seals out dust and water. It's also suitable for airline travel. We're big fans of the Plano All Weather Bow Case because it's surprisingly...
This photo shows the Gerber 23.5" Axe sticking into a piece of firewood.

Gerber 23.5″ Axe Review

The Gerber 23.5" Axe is easily one of the best all-around camping and vehicle axes: Its price-to-value ratio is fantastic. Its head is heavy enough to bite into downed trees. The handle is long enough for some ...
This photo shows the Petzl e+LITE Emergency Headlamp.

Petzl e+LITE Emergency Headlamp Review

The Petzl e+LITE Emergency Headlamp is a super ultralight headlamp designed to be stored for up to 10 years with its batteries, ready for use in an emergency. You can put it in a first aid kit, a car survival k...
This photo shows a closeup of the REI Co-op Stormhenge 850 Down Jacket men's version.

REI Co-op Stormhenge 850 Down Jacket Review

The REI Co-op Stormhenge 850 Down Jacket is a thick and durable down jacket with a waterproof nylon shell and water-repellant goose down insulation. It's very warm, has a solid set of features that include mass...
This photo shows the The REI Co-op Flash Carbon Trekking Poles on a rock outside.

REI Co-op Flash Carbon Trekking Poles Review

The REI Co-op Flash Carbon Trekking Poles are ultralight, adjustable carbon-composite trekking poles aimed at backpackers and hikers. To get us a closer look, REI sent Man Makes Fire a review unit. This is w...
This photo shows the REI Co-op Camp Roll Table outside at a camping spot.

REI Co-op Camp Roll Table Review

The REI Co-op Camp Roll Table is one of the best and most versatile tables for camping. Its aluminum-slat tabletop structure folds down small while retaining excellent rigidity and durability. To get us a cl...
This photo shows the Petzl Tactikka + RGB Headlamp.

Petzl Tactikka +RGB Headlamp Review

The Petzl Tactikka +RGB Headlamp is a high-quality, lightweight headlamp designed for hunting and fishing. It's very similar to the Petzl Tactikka + headlamp, but it adds green and blue light options to the sta...