MSR Thru Link Inline Filter

First look at the MSR Thu-Link Inline Water Filter

High flow water filters are the latest trend in water filtration for outdoor enthusiasts.  MSR is already a leader in the water filtration realm and they are adding to their line up with the new MSR Thu-Link Inline Water Filter.  It is a filter that can be placed directly between the users hydration reservoir and […]

MSR Revo Ascent Snowshoes

Maine… Snow, and more snow, right?  Well, we ‘had’ snow, then it was gone.  I really hope our weatherman is right, and the next 3 days bring 6-12″ of snow.  Why?  Because, these cool looking snowshoes arrived for me to review, and well, I NEED snow!  The plan is to review the MSR Revo Ascent […]

MSR Pika 1L Teapot

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

MSR Pocket Rocket Deluxe Stove Kit

MSR Pocket Rocket Deluxe Stove Kit

As an avid lightweight backpacker (my pack but not me personally…) I am always on the lookout for gear that will not weigh me down.  A good cook set and stove are very important items that I rely on for not only hot meals, but for coffee and or hot cocoa during meals as well […]

Final Update MSR Lightning Explore Snowshoes

Review by Jason B   The snow I was excited about in my last update fizzled out and rain moved in, that being said snowshoe adventures were still had.  However, on my first trip with the MSR Lightning Explore’s after the last update, the binding on the left snowshoe broke, specifically the Axis Gait system […]