The Patagonia Micro Puff is a lightweight synthetic hoody that weighs 9.3 oz / 264 g with 2.29 oz / 65 g or Patagonia's PlumaFill - 100% recycled polyester. The hooded Micro Puff (there's a version without a hood as well) has four pockets. two zippered handwarmer pockets and two interior drop
The Ombraz Armless Sunglasses (pronounced ohm-bruhz) are a fresh take on sunglasses eliminating their glasses' arms in favor of a built-in nylon cord. The idea is simple - the arms of your sunglasses are useless and more a liability than an asset. But are they? I've struggled in the past wearing
I previously published a review of Ombraz armless sunglasses, but I've decided to give them another go since the Leggero and Dolomite models are now available in larger frame sizes that no longer look strange when put on my larger-than-average head. Ombraz (pronounced ohm-bruhz) are designed with
The Patagonia Baggies are a lightweight pair of shorts that can be used casually, hiking, biking, water sporting, or really anything that doesn't require any specific legwear. The Baggies are available in a 5" and 7" inseam, but there's also a 2.5" version for women and children's versions as well.
The Ridge Merino Solstice Hoodie is a long-sleeve, lightweight, wool-blend hoodie with thumb loops, a relaxed fit, and a 30 UPF rating. It's great for shielding you from the sun whilst enjoying and frolicking in the outdoors. Based in Mammoth Lakes, California (a Pacific Crest Trail resupply
The Kahtoola INSTAgaiter is a lightweight trail running (or backpacking) gaiter that uses an under-the-shoe band, hook, and zipper) instead of the more typical velcro), to secure to your shoe (or low-profile boot). I've been wearing gaiters when backpacking for a long time now - they're
The Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts are a lightweight pair of polyester shorts with a built-in liner, 5 in / 12.7 cm inseam, four stretchy side pockets, and one back zippered pocket. It took me a long time to finally convert to a pair of shorts with a liner, but now that I've made the switch, I
The Voormi River Run Hoodie is a long-sleeve, lightweight wool blend hoodie with thumb loops, a relaxed fit, and a 30 UPF rating. It's great for shielding you from the sun whilst enjoying and frolicking in the outdoors. Based in Colorado (but expanding into Montana), Voormi makes a wide selection