My initial impressions concerning the MSR Pika 1L Teapot surround how light and small it is. It seems a great way to boil or heat water for backpacking meals and hot beverages. Concerning it’s ACTUAL weight compared to the published weight, it actually measured .2oz/4gr lighter than the published weight! For full review click HERE
The Gregory Paragon backpack has been put to the test over the past couple months backpacking in Mississippi and Louisiana. It has seen rain, sunshine and humidity and even some cold days and has performed well. Click HERE for my full update.
I was able to take the Revol 65 on the Black Mountain Crest Trail in some cold, wintery conditions. The conditions and difficulty of the trail provided the perfect final proving ground for the backpack. Click here to read my final review and conclusions on the Kelty Revol 65 backpack.
New for 2017, the Kelty Revol 65 is a backpack designed for multiday trips. Featuring a sleek, slender design, the pack comes with a few features that you won’t find from other backpack manufacturers. Check out my initial review of the Revol 65 backpack by clicking here.
I have used the High Sierra Pathway 70L on one additional backpacking trip, a 40 mile trip covering the length of the Black Creek Wilderness. The pack has performed admirably and continues to remain fairly durable. Read on for the rest of my thoughts.