Gear Reviews

Yakima, rack, Full Swing
Mike England
Load up the whole family, or any friendly foursome, and hit the trail together with Yakima’s FullSwing Read more >>
hola one one, clayton 2
David Tucker
Good running shoes offer three things: comfort, stability, and durability. Hoka One One is the king of the first two, but when it comes to the latter, they’ve come up short in the past. Read more >>
Review: Fishpond Headgate Tippet Holder
Mike England
With all the doodads and thingamajigs dangling from fly vests these days, it can be difficult to know where necessity stops and excess begins. Read more >>
Stio Sweetwater, hoodie
Joyce Pollastro
Slip on Stio’s Sweetwater fleece hoodie and it will become a quick favorite. Read more >>
hunting gear
Drew Hulse
Like many outdoor enthusiasts whose hobbies outnumber their savings, I must choose my gear wisely—new skis are purchased only at the expense of a new bike, and so on. Read more >>
Oboz Wind River III
Taylor Burlage
I've spent years trying to find the ideal boot for my hunting, backpacking, and outdoor-travel needs, but haven't quite found what I was looking for. Read more >>
Lezyne Port-a-Shop Pro Review
Angie Mangels
It felt like Christmas came early when I opened Lezyne’s well-designed Read more >>
Flylow Richie
David Tucker
Hoody season is my favorite season, and if you know what you’re doing, in Montana, hoody season can last all year. Read more >>
Therm-a-Rest Down Pillow Review
David Tucker
At first glance, the Down Pillow from Therm-a-Re Read more >>
Power Practical Sparkr Review
Mike England
Despite the hegemony of modern headlamps, the handheld flashlight is still going strong, and its future seems bright as ever. Read more >>
Stio Skycrest
Brian England
The STIO Skycrest Snap Shirt is a puffy-jacket-style shi Read more >>
Helly Hansen Lifa Review
David Tucker
Helly Hansen’s Lifa base-layer is a classic Read more >>
Ruffwear Overcoat Review
Bob Allen
In this crazy, mixed-up world, not all dogs are created equal. If mom and dad left the mutt a little short in the fur department, what better way to show some love to your best friend than a fitted overcoat for those frosty days? Read more >>
 Black Diamond Traverse
Mike England
They had a good run, those old Life-Link backcountry poles I picked up from the Huffine shop back in 2001. Read more >>
gear, ski goggles, Bozeman
Chris McCarthy
I’ve been extremely happy with my Native sunglasses, so I decided to try out their ski goggles. Read more >>
mountain bike, biking, bike light, gear
Mike England
As darkness comes sooner to southwest Montana, but temps remain (relatively) warm, a bike light becomes an essential item—for everything from in-town commuting to post-work Read more >>
gear, hunting, vest, Bozeman
Mike England
At first blush, blaze-orange hunting vests may seem like cotton swabs—the brand doesn’t matter, ’cause they’re all the same, right? Experienced hunters know better, and Orange Aglow clearly does, too. Read more >>
socks, sock, fleece, Bozeman
Chris McCarthy
I spend a lot of time on trails, mostly running or hiking. Read more >>
Sassa GTX Women's Mid Lowa, Sassa, Lowa, women's boot
Brandy Burke
For women with ankle instability, the Lowa Sassa GTX Mid trekking boot is what you need. Read more >>
chest pack, fishing chest rig, Outside Bozeman
Mike England
Once an essential apparatus, the fly-fishing vest no longer holds hegemony, thanks in large part to innovations like the FHF Gear Fishing Chest Rig. Read more >>
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