Gear Reviews

Helsport Reinsfjell Superlight 2

Reinsfjell is a tent model just on the edge between a three- and four-season one.  After finishing Te Araroa with the Helsport Storsylen tent we wanted something lighter, especially since we were going to Australia next, without compromising too much on durability and comfort. We wanted exactly the same for our trip across the Nepal Himalaya… Continue reading Helsport Reinsfjell Superlight 2

Gear Reviews

Norrøna Bitihorn dri1 jacket

As New Zealand is notorious for its heavy and consistent rainfall we thought that not even the sturdiest of rain gear would keep us dry. Nonetheless, with the promise of excellent waterproofness, breathability combined with its low weight and small pack size we went for the Norrøna Bitihorn dri1 jackets. Specs The Bitihorn dri1 is… Continue reading Norrøna Bitihorn dri1 jacket

Gear Reviews

Goal Zero Nomad 7 & Guide 10

  To keep our phones (AKA GPSes), cameras, GoPro and the rechargable batteries of our SPOT powered up while out in the back country for long periods of time we needed a solar panel and a power bank to do the job. Solar panels vary significantly when it comes to their efficiency, and after a good… Continue reading Goal Zero Nomad 7 & Guide 10