Kate’s Real Food Bars

Receiving complimentary samples of Kate’s Real Food Bars, the Gear Guys decided to let Gear Mom do the tasting. As an athlete who runs, bikes, rock climbs, scuba dives and works out regularly at the gym, I (Gear Mom) was excited to try these healthy samples of food bars.  Wholesome, certified organic and made in small…

Benchmade Saddle Mountain Skinner

  Gear Son recently added a new knife to his collection – the Benchmade Saddle Mountain Skinner.  Since I haven’t had this knife long enough to give you a full review, I will be giving my first impressions and an overview of the knife.  The Saddle Mountain Skinner is a beautiful fixed blade knife that comes…

MSR Evo Snowshoes

The classic Evo Snowshoes were given to the Gear Guys as a gift three years ago which has allowed three seasons of vigorous testing. MSR Evo Snowshoes   Environment, Conditions, Duration of Testing Location:  Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan (Lake Superior shore line, off trail in deep woods, groomed trails, deep powdered snow,  flat and steep inclines…