Sleeping Bags – Synthetic or Down?

When I was a kid sleeping bags were only used for staying over at a friend’s house, so with childhood innocence I thought they were all the same; right? How wrong I was...

Ridgeline Sable Air Flow Long Sleeve Hi-Vis

It's too easy to disapear wearing subdued or camouflage clothing in the back-country and while this is theoretically what you want - it is not so good when there are other hunters about with the same idea!

Toughtprint Paper Test – 100% Waterproof Paper?

I thought it would be worth a go. There isn't a whole lot of information online about the paper - it is a hybrid of paper and plastic, is apparently eco friendly, and nearly indestructible. Ok then.

Ridgeline Torrent II Waterproof Pants

I thought it would also be a good idea to get some proper waterproof pants. I have signed up for the NZ Deerstalkers HUNTS course, so could be spending some time in the wet, before the NZ summer gets properly underway.

Mystery Ranch Mountain Ruck

Some of you may remember my earlier article about the Mystery Ranch Crewcab - a great modular pack that fit's the Mystery NICE Frame system - well - here is another. The Mystery Ranch Mountain Ruck.
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