Outdoor Gear of the Year

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Best Outdoor Gear A Gear of the Year post? Already? That can only mean…. No! But yes, for us it’s the end of the season. After seven straight months of work, record heat, and dry …

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The Sony a6500 for Trail Running

The Sony a6500 In the last months, there has been a resurgence of the age old question asked of successful photographers, “What camera do you use?” While this question used to annoy me, and I …

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WD Wireless Pro Hard Drive Review

The reviews scared me. I added it to my cart, then tossed it. Not impressed with other options, I put it back in my cart. Finally, I hit the Buy button. The hell with it. …

Goal Zero Solar for Himalayan Expeditions

For five weeks we were six people completely self sufficient at a very remote 5250 meter basecamp beneath the south face of Shishapangma in the Tibet Himalaya. One of the absolute necessities on a trip like …

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Best Outdoor Gear Sony a6000

I’ve been talking a lot about Sony after having mostly switched to using Sony after 17 years with Canon. For us, this was a huge, and very complicated decision. What got me interested in the …

Best Outdoor Gear Goal Zero Venture 30

It’s a somewhat unfortunate fact these days, we all have things that need regular charging. Some more than others. If you rely on tech gear for work in the mountains, there is even more to …

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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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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 …

Goal Zero Guide 10 Adventure Kit

And the Gear Review Winter Rap Up number 3 is… Goal Zero Adventure 10 Kit There is one clear reason why I am able to be in and work in the mountains 300+ days a …

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Suunto Ambit

As we transition from one season to the next, I thought to write up a few gear reviews of products we used all winter and found to be perfect. Possibly the most important thing about …