19 July 2013

Global Test Conclusion: Honeymooning in the Backcountry @ Backpacking Light

Our final Global Test article has been published at Backpacking Light! This is something that Kristin and I first starting talking about in late 2009, and we approached the publisher in early 2010 with our pitch. They liked it, and our Global Test series began. We thought it would be two or three articles, but it turned into 4 Global Test articles, plus a dozen photo essays, 4 reports for ISPO (Outdoor Sporting Convention in Munich), and numerous product reviews. Here is the final installment as we belatedly wrap up our series (the article was lost in a staffing transition more than a year ago) :

Global Test Conclusion: Honeymooning in the Backcountry @ Backpacking Light

Is this the end to our relationship with BPL? Stay tuned . . .

Backcountry skiing on the Rosetta Altoplano, Dolomite Mountains, Italy.

02 May 2012

CAMP X3 600 Ski Pack Review @ Backpacking Light

This is the day backpack that I used for backcountry skiing all last year. Could have been a pretty good pack, but there were some serious flaws...
CAMP X3 600 Ski Pack Review @ Backpacking Light