Hyperlite UltaMid 2 Review: Andes to Caucasus40 Jan 11 Cass Gilbert / gear
The Hyperlite Mountain Gear Ultamid 2 is a minimal, pyramid-style shelter, constructed in the US from top grade cuben fiber and rated for four season mountain use. But given its eyebrow-raisingly high price tag, is it really worth the investment? After using it for several months, bikepacking across both the Bolivian Andes and the Georgian Caucasus, here’s why we think it is…
A Year (of gear) in Review: My First Year Bikepacking34 Oct 20 Miles Arbour / gear-lists
Miles tried a lot of gear during his first year bikepacking. He also explored a new route in Ontario, learned to sew, and found a new addiction. Read his year [of gear] in review…
Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL1 Review: More for me?36 May 3 Logan Watts / gear
The new HV version of the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 is a significant reboot of the original. Having lived in the old Fly Creek UL1 during countless solo bikepacking trips, I was stoked to check out the new model but suspicious of the “improved” moniker that came with it. As we all know, newer isn’t always better…
Bear Paw PyraTent 2 Review: minimal shelter, big on space17 Mar 9 Cass Gilbert / gear
Bear Paw Wilderness Designs’ PyraTent 2 is an ultralight, two person pyramid-style tarp, that doubles as a solo shelter with palatial space for stashing gear.
Big Agnes Slater UL 2+ Review: 2×3+ Bikepacking Tent5 Mar 26 Logan Watts / gear
The Slater UL 2+ tent offers a spacious interior in a minimal package with one hidden perk, a bit of insulation for the cold nights of winter and early spring.