A trip to the shooting range

This past weekend the Gear Family was busy getting into everything fun and learning somethings, also.  It all started Saturday morning with the boys heading to the gun range to take some target practice. The Gear Guys have added indoor target practice to their list of activities and gear. We have a very respectful outlook towards…

Benchmade Saddle Mountain Skinner

  Gear Son recently added a new knife to his collection – the Benchmade Saddle Mountain Skinner.  Since I haven’t had this knife long enough to give you a full review, I will be giving my first impressions and an overview of the knife.  The Saddle Mountain Skinner is a beautiful fixed blade knife that comes…

MSR Evo Snowshoes

The classic Evo Snowshoes were given to the Gear Guys as a gift three years ago which has allowed three seasons of vigorous testing. MSR Evo Snowshoes   Environment, Conditions, Duration of Testing Location:  Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan (Lake Superior shore line, off trail in deep woods, groomed trails, deep powdered snow,  flat and steep inclines…

NEW ACCESS BOOK FROM PETZL

Petzl just sent out an e-mail today with a very nice instructional book for belaying indoors at climbing gyms.  As the Gear Guys, we thought it was some great information and wanted to share it with you. Please click the hot link below to download your very own copy. ACCESSBOOK-1-2017-EN ACCESS BOOKS provide technical information…

All Weather Chelsea Boots by Lands End

I purchased this pair of all weather boots from Lands End back in late October, just before the fall weather kicked in. Environment, Conditions, Duration of Testing: 14 weeks worn 50 plus hours per week Temperature range -10 Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Exposed to snow, ice, rain, wet concrete, oil covered concrete, dry concrete Testing…