Hybrid jackets. They’re a beautiful thing. You’ve got nice cozy insulation in the front, sometimes the back, exactly where you need it to keep you warm plus plenty of stretch on the sides or under the arms to aid in breathability and flexibility. It’s the best of both worlds: warmth and freedom of motion. We reviewed 4 more sustainable jackets that are not only vegan, but also PFC-free. Check them all out here.
Know a mountain biker? Road cyclist? Gravel grinder? Commuter? Teenager who just really wants to trick out their ride? These are a few gifts for cyclists we think they’re gonna love. How do we know? Because we’re cyclists and we love them, that’s how. So wrap up one of these gifts, find even more gift ideas in our annual outdoor gift guide and gift guide for trail runners, and get ready for enthusiastic celebrations of thanks.
If there’s a trail runner in your life, you should know right now that you can’t just slap a bow on any ol’ running gear and call it a present. Gifts for trail runners need to do more, be more. Because trail runners need more layers, more insulation, more tread, more clothing and gear that stands up to the elements and the harsh conditions (and surfaces) found in the great outdoors. So if you really want to wow ’em, get them one of these gifts for trail runners, no matter what you’re celebrating this season.
It’s once again the holiday season! And we know that no matter what or how you’re celebrating this season, gift-giving can add an undue layer of stress to your planned festivities. Don’t be stressed. Spend time outside instead! And then consult our handy dandy annual holiday gift guide. Because we’ve rounded up 10 outdoorsy gifts they’re sure to love. We know because a.) we’re outdoorsy, and b.) we love these items. Ipso facto: they’ll love ’em too. So peruse our outdoorsy gift guide, find their favorite new thing (from sustainable outdoor gear to cozy clothing to quirky stocking stuffers), and gift stress-free this season!
It’s November! And that not only means store are disgustingly over-decked with red and green, but the holiday shopping season has begun! And it starts in earnest with Black Friday. But the sales have started early this year! So we rounded up some of the best Black Friday Sales on outdoor gear from across the web so you can get your shopping done pronto. Check out all the baller deals now!
We a good ultralight backpacking tent here at Terradrift. Any ultralight backpacking gear, really. So we couldn’t have been more stoked to get our hands on the Durston X-Mid 2. We put it to the test recently to see if it was impressive enough to replace our beloved UL Big Agnes Tiger Wall. Spoilers: It sure the heck is. Read or watch to find out how and why.
If you’re new to backpacking–or ultralight backpacking–there’s probably A LOT you’re doing wrong that could potentially ruin your trip. I’m talking sore shoulders, sleepless nights, non-functional gear, you name it. So let’s talk about the biggest ultralight mistakes beginners make when it comes to ultralight backpacking and how to fix them.
Here at Terradrift, our newest passion is most definitely mountain biking. Exploring dirt trails, feeling the wind on your face, and the thrill of speeding downhill on two wheels brings …
Allow me to introduce you to the tolerably ultralight, totally undyed Crown 3 60L backpack from Granite Gear, a backpacking pack I’ve been wanting to get my hands on for quite some time now. Firstly, because I’m a huge fan of undyed gear (it’s more sustainable that conventionally dyed gear, plus stands out in a crowd–and in photos–and is stupendously fun to get filthy). So to test it out for ourselves, we took it on a backpacking trip to Grand Teton National Park to see how it performed Here’s what we thought after we both carried it for several days over mountainous terrain.
Anyone who’s been hangin’ around Terradrift for more than about 10 minutes is likely aware that I’m a big fan of barefoot shoes. I’ve reviewed lots of them, from sandals to boots to trail runners. And at this point, it’s safe to say I’m all in on barefoot hiking boots. So I thought it was high time we compared the Vivobarfoot Magna Lite SG with the Xero Shoes Scrambler Mid. I tested them both out, so let’s dish about how they differ and who’s gonna wanna check out which one.