Integrated cooking systems intrigue me, I like organization and everything having its own spot. Ever since the first Jetboil came out I have been hooked. Sure, I could piece together parts for an ultra-light system or otherwise come up with my own solution, but there is elegance in an engineered system. GSI Outdoors has been putting together integrated cooking systems for a while now, and I am fortunate enough to have the Pinnacle Soloist Complete system to play with over the next few months. Read on for my initial thoughts.
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I have held out on purchasing any kind of down or insulated jacket. To be honest, I can be pretty rough on my clothing (ask my wife) and an expensive down jacket with hair-thin walls doesn’t exactly bring durability or longevity to mind. Also, South Carolina weather doesn’t really scream puffy-down-jacket either. However, in anticipation of some upcoming winter backpacking trips, I did my research and landed on what I think was the perfect choice considering all of my misgivings. Click here to read my owner review of the REI Revelcloud Jacket.
I will say that I absolutely love the deFUNKit -Permanent Odor Control (machine wash) and Shoe & Gear Deodorizer. I will admit I did not wear my shirts or cycling jerseys for more than three times before washing them.
I have been using the GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Commuter Javapress for almost a month now. The Javapress has been very convenient to use since I do not have a coffee maker at home plus it is saving me some money, as I am not getting coffee on the run everyday. The Javapress is easy to use, clean, and the coffee brewed tastes great.
I received a variety pack of THRIVE Bars a few days ago and I am excited to give them a try. On the packaging it indicates that the ingredients are gown and not made, they are certified USDA Organic, and the bars are NON-GMO, gluten-free, and made of plant-based protein.