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 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…

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…

2017 Year in review video

2017 took us from canoeing along the tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on Lake Superior to depths over 100 feet deep under Lake Michigan exploring wrecks from the early 1900’s . We climbed the granite bluffs of Devils Lake State Park in Wisconsin and finished the year snowshoeing the deep woods of Michigan’s forest floor.…