Best Outdoor Gear Outdoor Research Layering System

Outdoor Research is a brand we have come to know very well. After four years of shooting photos for them, literally living in their clothing, and using it for all our mountain time, we know …

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Best Outdoor Gear Hydrapak Soft Flasks

Patitucci Picks for Best Outdoor Gear As someone who uses outdoor gear almost every day of the year for work, daily training, and for general mountain life, I wanted to share some stand out products that …

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The Sony a7II in the Nepal Himalaya

Back in September, I posted about making the switch to Sony after almost 20 years shooting Canon pro cameras. I’d been bombarded with the Sony a7 popping up in my social media and photography news sites and became intrigued …

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Switching from Canon to Sony for Mountain Sports

For years I’ve dreamt of having a simple, compact camera I barely notice. One that can make professional quality images, be fast enough for action, and be designed in such a way to allow me to be …

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F-Stop Camera Bag Review

  For the last couple of years, we have been working with F-Stop Camera Bags. F-Stop was the obvious choice as they specialize in making bags for mountain sport & adventure photographers. The line is full …

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Sony Alpha a6000 Review for Mountain Sports

We are not camera reviewers or even remotely interested in camera tech. We just make photos, concentrating on the experience, with familiar gear we know to be reliable and of the highest quality. However, as …

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Five Outdoor Tips

After doing mountain sports for the last 25 years, 300+ days a year, my philosophy about gear is to find the perfect system, then forget about it. I live and work in the mountains, the …

Assos Bonka Jacket

And the Gear Review Winter Rap Up final is… Assos iJ.bonKa.6 Jacket I have no idea what the name means, but the jacket made my would be miserably frigid winter days actually quite pleasant. With about 2000 …