Merrell vs Keen Hiking Shoes

With a plethora of factors contributing to the ultimate decision, choosing the right hiking shoe is all but an easy task.  However, if you’re serious about your outdoor adventures, bear in mind that this is one of the most important decisions you can make - having the right pair of hiking shoes can make all

Swig Savvy vs Hydro Flask

Combining the best features of steel thermoses and sports flasks, insulated bottles are a tremendously versatile, practical, and eco-friendly option for both everyday life and backcountry escapades. Take yours on a wintertime trekking trip or to the beach, or even to the office - and it will be a fantastic companion that will allow you

Hydro Flask vs Fifty/Fifty

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast and love to explore the backcountry, you know everything about the importance of hydration. You also know that easy access to water is something you simply can’t count on when you’re deep in the wilderness. And that’s precisely where stainless steel water bottles come in.  Durable, easy to use, and

Hydro Flask vs ThermoFlask

When it comes to picking the right gear for a weekend road trip, an overnight trekking trail, or even a full-blown, rugged backcountry escapade, choosing a quality reusable water bottle is a must.  And when it comes to such bottles, the ones made by Hydro Flask and ThermoFlask are among the market’s best-selling models. Which

Yeti vs Klean Kanteen

In my comparison between Yeti and Klean Kanteen, Yeti is the winner. The rest of this post highlights my tests on each of these brands. Remember that Yeti is more expensive, and you might want to buy a Klean Kanteen if you don't use your flask very often. Everyone knows how helpful and convenient vacuum-insulated

Hydro Flask vs Takeya

If you want to ditch plastic water bottles, or you just want a bottle that offers great thermoregulation, you’ve probably been browsing the hallowed aisles of vacuum-insulated stainless steel mugs, tumblers, and bottles. And I’m sure you’ve already stumbled upon these two super popular brands. Takeya has made a name itself by crafting inexpensive but