Tag Archives: Reviews

Gear Review: Marmot Limelight 3P

Vital Statistics: Gear Type – Tent Person – 3 Season – 3 Trail Weight – About 6 lb Floor – 42.6 square ft Vestibule – 20 square ft Additional Specs – Marmot We picked up the Marmot Limelight 3P, as an alternative backpacking tent to our larger and heavier North Face Toad. We wanted something

Book Review: The Canadian Hiker’s & Backpacker’s Handbook By Ben Gadd

When it comes to hiking and backpacking, many books are written by and for Americans or Europeans. ¬†While that doesn’t discount any of those books as a source of valubal information, being from Canada, it’s rather nice to have access to information that is tailored to our unique climate and landscape. ¬†Enter The Canadian Hiker’s

Gear Review: The North Face Double Headed Toad 44

Vital Statistics: Gear Type – Tent Person – 4 Season – 3 Trail Weight – About 8 lb Floor – 54 square ft Vestibule – 31 square ft Additional Specs – The North Face Review: We purchased our Double Headed Toad 44 (now known simply as The Toad) from Camper’s Village in June of 2010.