Man splitboarding in ibex woolies tech quarter zip and 3/4 bottoms

Ibex Woolies Tech Review

A Guide’s Review of Ibex Woolies Tech Merino wool has become ubiquitous to outdoor adventures in recent years but not without a few caveats: stretching, and durability. Ibex solves these issues and more with their new Woolies Tech line of base layers.  Thanks to its durability and flexibility, the Tech Woolies line is a fantastic Merino kit that will fit into anyone’s base layer essentials.  … Continue reading Ibex Woolies Tech Review

Shows the Fjallraven Abisko Midsummer pants and jacket

Review: Fjallraven Abisko Midsummer

Review: Fjallraven Abisko Midsummer  Known for their hard-wearing heavy-duty gear, Fjallraven has set the style bar for a lot of other outdoor gear companies. Last summer saw Fjallraven introduce the new Abisko Midsummer line, taking their classic G-1000 material and making it lighter for summer use, combining it with some softshell fabrics and adding Fjallraven’s Swedish flair.  We got the chance to try the Abisko … Continue reading Review: Fjallraven Abisko Midsummer

Review: Norrona Fjora Flex1 Shorts

Review: Norrona Fjora Flex1 Shorts  Norrona has a long tradition of making burly gear for the outdoors This year marks their first foray onto the Mountain Bike scene with the Norrona Fjora line. We tested two pairs of their new Fjora Mountain Bike shorts, the Lightweight & Midweight, and found them to be feature-rich, well designed and multi-functional.  What is Fjora? Norrona tends to name … Continue reading Review: Norrona Fjora Flex1 Shorts

Adidas Terrex Agravic Primaloft Jacket

Review: Adidas Terrex Agravic Primaloft Jacket

The Terrex Agravic Primaloft Jacket is, simply put, a really nice jacket.  The name is a bit of a mouthful though so I’ll refer to as the TAP jacket for the rest of the review.  Since getting a sample to test I have taken this jacket with me everywhere, used it rock climbing in the desert, ice climbing in the Rockies, skiing on the north … Continue reading Review: Adidas Terrex Agravic Primaloft Jacket