MSR Trail Shot – Fast and Light with No Bags

MSR has been making quality outdoor gear since 1969.  They are known for backpacking stoves, backcountry cookware, water filters and more.  This year, the MSR Trail Shot was introduced, and I was lucky enough to get a test sample.  I‘ve carried this filter on a couple trips, disassembled it and put it back together, and … Read more

The Lunatec Gear Aquabot

Lunatec Gear recently ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to start producing the Aquabot. According to the folks at Lunatec Gear, the Aquabot was conceived during a family backpacking trip. The creators of the Aquabot were looking for a way to preserve water and then stop spending so much time filtering and purifying the water that … Read more

Coghlan’s Collapsible Water Container – Stores Plenty When You Need It, Packs Down When You Don’t

In most areas of the world, particularly in the summer months, water is one of the most important things that you can store, whether you are bringing it with you on your adventures or keeping a stash of it in your house in case of an emergency.  Even areas that have plentiful water rarely have … Read more