Book Review: Some Stories by Yvon Chouinard

Frost Aurora

Some Stories by Yvon Chouinard is the kind of book that, after even a quick glance, makes you feel like you could have done more with your life.  The book consists of a series of previously published short stories and letters on adventure sports, business and environmentalism that follows the course of Yvon’s life from […]

Gear Review: Pros and Cons of The Lifestraw Water Filtration System

Lifestraw

First developed in 2005, the Lifestraw was originally designed to filter out micro organisms from water in sub saharan Africa.  It was created as part of an initiative to help the world’s poor get access to clean water.  Today Lifestraw-brand products are being used in water projects in over 64 countries.  Okay, that’s enough on […]

Gear Review: What Kind of Backpack to Buy? Top Loader vs Side Loader

Backpacks

If you’re thinking of quitting your job and hitting the road in hopes of a more fulfilling life, then the first thing you’ll need is a good backpack to transport all your crap around the world.  As you start shopping for packs you’ll eventually notice that there are a variety of sizes, colors and brands…each […]