Happy Thanksgiving – What are you thankful for?

The Gear Guys are thankful for you, our readers and followers, as we really enjoy sharing our adventures with you.  Thank-you for following along with us as we explore and learn what the best gear is to get home and alive!   Gear Dad is very thankful for Gear Mom! Visit her blog here Savurbks.com She is…

Tuesday’s Tip “Save The Day Kit”

The Gear Guys have a “Save a Dive Kit” for SCUBA diving; it has all the needed o-rings, dry suit seals, and miscellaneous tools neeeded to repair each piece of equipment. When we have a breakdown on the shore or out on the charter boat, we have a kit that can turn an emergency into…

Wordless Wednesday

Time Frame:  early November 2018 Location: 3 miles off the west shore of Lake Michigan Depth: 122 feet below the surface Water Temperature: 45 degrees Fahrenheit Mission: explore the shipwreck, enjoy the experience, and be all geared up!      

Tuesday’s Winter Camping Tips

Trip planning during the cold season is critical, and if the mercury drops low enough, your safety and health can be at risk.  Plan early and plan down to the fine details to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. Detailed trip planning will help set your mind at ease and build a wise, calm confidence…

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…