Gear Reviews

Granite Rocx Tahoe backpack: Gear Review

The Tahoe backpack by Granite Rocx may be the best party pack ever devised. Designed to hold a beach chair, six-pack and towel, it makes cycling, hiking or strolling to a picnic an efficient and comfortable process. The Tahoe backpack  cooler system is comprised of a robust daypack equipped with a clever arrangement of straps … Continue reading »

Packing light for overseas travel

  Watching people drag their wheelies through a weed-infested field after a three day tour of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam was comical, while I just shouldered my day pack and skipped over to the bus from the boat. In Amsterdam a narrow, twisting staircase to our room would have presented a challenge had we … Continue reading »