This review compares the boil time and fuel consumption performance of the Trail Designs 12-10 and Kojin alcohol stoves, and the Zelph Starlyte and Starlyte Mod alcohol stoves, under a variety of wind conditions.
SpotLite Gear Reviews
A SpotLite is a short-form gear review that is based on preliminary or limited field use. It goes beyond the scope of a Flash Review with additional field use that allows us to identify both strengths and limitations of the product. SpotLites are focused on an objective presentation of product features, specification, and design, along with author commentary reflecting limited field use rather than the comprehensive performance testing associated with Performance Gear Reviews.
This Xero Terraflex review features shoes that should interest both trail runners and ultralight hikers looking for a true minimalist shoe option for rugged terrain: super-flexible sole, zero drop, some cushioning, and very good traction.
Our Montane Spitfire One Review determined that this is one of the best value, very warm synthetic insulated parka for wet conditions.
Our Arcteryx Nuclei AR Review found that this jacket has impressive water resistance and, thus, is the best belay jacket for alpinists.
This Crescent Moon EVA Snowshoes review addresses the use of foam as a snowshoe material, combined with a fixed shoe binding.
The Alpacka Scout Packraft bridges the gap between more fragile flatwater packrafts, and more durable / stable whitewater packrafts.
This Hyperlite Mountain Gear Stuff Sack Pillow review features a waterproof stuff sack by day, and a pillow by night.
Reviewed in this article is the Seek Outside Redcliff Shelter, a large pyramid tent that also includes a titanium wood stove.
This Platypus Gravity Works filter review focuses on the key strength of the system: high treatment capacity for relative ease.
The newly released New Balance 1080v5 shoes have “fresh foam” technology to minimize running wear on the body without compromising stability.