Mountain Hardwear

15 Dec 18
Technology Arena

AirShield Elite is used in our most premium windproof products. It offers the most comfortable level of breathability by combining high moisture-vapor transfer rates and air permeability at all body temperatures. Traditional wind barrier membrane technologies require high levels of user exertion (high body heat) before the breathability kick in. Like Dry.Q Elite, AirShield Elite […]

14 Dec 18

Mountain Hardwear The A’Parka’Lypse Men’s Ski Jacket Waterproof Red XXL $300 – Buy – Mountain Hardwear The A’Parka’Lypse Men’s Ski Jacket Waterproof Red XXL $300

13 Dec 18
Captive Audience

I want to start by saying that, neither Captive Audience nor myself are paid or rewarded in any way for recommending anyone’s gear. As a gift to you, I would like to share with you my favorite brands, because they have been field tested by me for many years and I have come to rely […]

12 Dec 18
Footwear News

What you need to know about the new hire.

12 Dec 18
Hiking Tips for you

The weather outside is frightful, but the trails are so delightful… and since we’re all geared up to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… Hike through the winter months and enjoy crowd and bug-free trails, crisp fresh air to ward off the winter blahs… plus there’s no need to “get back […]

11 Dec 18
Hounds And Other Stuff

This post was written December 8th on the blog that I have moved to here. Not really moved 7 years of posts and images but a couple and this will be the last one. The format is messed up as it was cut and pasted into WordPress new editor (not a fan of). Just a […]

07 Dec 18

New W/Tag Mountain Hardwear Women’s Hunker Down Jacket (OL4309 100, SZ: L, $225) – Buy – New W/Tag Mountain Hardwear Women’s Hunker Down Jacket (OL4309 100, SZ: L, $225)

03 Dec 18
Sleeping On The Side Of The Road

Alot of people ask about my bike with wonder and curiosity. Cyclists, outdoor enthusiasts, folks in a small Georgia coastal towns, people in RV’s at Craters of the Moon National Monument, or a motorcyclist getting gas in Peel Arkansas. All sorts of strange, and some sincere questions about where I stay and where are all […]

03 Dec 18
The Georgian Gentleman

  It’s finally Friday! I am meeting a guy to get a new rear bumper for my Jeep this morning so I needed to be sightly more casual. I went with this mostly black look even though I hardly ever wear black. It just isn’t a color I go to often. I feel like I […]

01 Dec 18
The best blog 7053

Greatest Indian Bag Filter Sliding into in a sleeping bag that is warm and toasty like you are a freshly wrapped burrito is heaven after a day on the trail. The REI Co-op Lyra is a roomy, thoughtfully designed, budget-priced bag for sleepers. Although it’s labeled a women’s bag, we found it to be good […]

30 Nov 18
The Eclectic Mind of Ryan

If you’re at all into outdoorsy pursuits, you’re probably familiar with the legendary Ghost Whisperer jacket. It’s incredibly lightweight, warm, and strong, and it’s also part of Mountain Hardwear’s current batch of discounts (but just the women’s version — sorry guys, maybe next time). Read more… from Kinja Deals via @KinjaDeals , brought to […]

29 Nov 18
Thoreau Made Me Do It

I used a Eureka Solitaire tent for my thru hike.  It lasted me from Katahdin to Springer Mountain.  It wasn’t in perfect condition when I finished, but is was still usable.  There were a couple small tears that I patched up with gear tape and the back fiberglass tent pole had broken.  I MacGyvered the […]

27 Nov 18
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Aukey’s 4-Port USB-C Hub at $11 shipped (25% off) Amazon had a record-breaking weekend, here’s what you bought the most of at 9to5toys This week’s best iTunes movie deals include Cult Classics from $8, Holiday Favorites, 4K, more MORE NEW DEALS: HP’s AirPrint-enabled OfficeJet AiO Printer is hard to beat at $40 shipped (33% off) iTunes $100 gift card for $85 with email delivery via Amazon Amazon’s Gold Box includes toys from our favorite movies and shows, starting at $3.50 Panasonic’s Rechargeable Battery Power Pack is a holiday must-have: $35 (Reg. $50) UBTECH’s Stormtrooper Robot features authentic sounds, iPhone control, more: $100 (33% off) CanaKit’s Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Kit includes everything you need to start tinkering at $70 ($20 off) Smartphone Accessories: Scosche MagicMount Magnetic Car Mount $11, more Today’s Best Game Deals: Mario + Rabbids $24 or Gold for $32, LEGO CITY $9, more Today’s Best iOS & Mac App Deals: Candleman, Phase 10 Pro, more Nintendo hardcover books hit new Amazon lows from $16: Hyrule Historia, Super Mario, more The 20-lb. Gloomhaven board game can finally be yours for $96 shipped (Reg. $140) Get GoPro features without the premium price: YI’s Lite 4K Action Camera falls to $46 (25% off) Give the gift of a gorgeous Vincero watch this holiday season from $83, today only Amazon brings out your inner-artist with today’s Pentel Gold Box from $4 This Philips 13-piece Groomer Kit is now at the Amazon all-time low: $13.50 (Reg. $20) Breville’s Barista Espresso Maker is $140 off today only, now at $360 (Refurb, Orig. $600) Nutri Ninja Blender w/ 2 FreshVac Cups now just $60 shipped at Amazon (Reg. $100) Get to know your pet better with the Embark Dog DNA Test Kit for $129 (Reg. $190) Find memory foam mattresses from $192 & pillows as low as $26 in today’s Amazon Gold Box Score apparel from Patagonia, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear & more at up to 60% off The Container Store offers kitchen organization & accessories from $10, today only Orvis takes up to 70% off sitewide with jackets, pullovers & more from $19 + free shipping Gap Factory’s Cyber Monday deals are extended with 60% off sitewide + 15% off & free shipping 9to5Toys Daily: November 27, 2018 NEW PRODUCTS AND GUIDES: V-MODA’s BassFit Wireless Headphones focus on durability to crush the fitness earbud competition Roku TV Wireless Speakers pair easily, automatically adjust volume, and ship tomorrow Raspberry Pi’s latest 3 Model A+ brings processor/thermal improvements, more New Mac mini Travel Cases from WaterField are now up for pre-order starting from $59 eBay 2018 Toy Book highlights rare and retro toys to bring in shoppers with a dose of nostalgia PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is officially coming to PlayStation 4 on December 7th Nomad unveils luxurious leather home for your AirPods case, pre-order now eBay home services aim to affordably take the headache out of setting up new gear Mountain Hardwear’s Gift Guide offers fresh ideas for cold weather adventurers CORSAIR announces the VENGEANCE 5180 pre-built gaming PC The upcoming Shadow VR will offer QHD resolution, 110º FoV, and a Snapdragon 835 processor Amazon Best Books of 2018: Educated, Washington Black, Stephen King’s Elevation, more Revamped Kohl’s Rewards includes a Black Friday preview & other perks The holidays are coming, outfit your entire family with matching pajamas from $10 What is 11.11? 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