Posts by: Kevin

Rock Climbing at Oregon’s Smith Rock

Great climbing at Smith Rock, and an even better ratio for Kevin, who traveled there with 3 girls

Pain McShlonkey Classic 2012

Kevin competed for the second time in the Pain McShlonkey Classic. Must-see helmet cam footage from the Chinese Downhill on snowlerblades!

Deuter Aircontact Backpack on the John Muir Trail

At the end of the summer TMS hard goods manager Kevin put the new Deuter Aircontact Pro 70+15 backpack to the test over 3 weeks on the John...

It’s Season Pass Season!

Does your ski season pass photo top this?

5 Under $50: Leaving No Trace

Five items, all under $50, to help you leave no trace when camping.

How Do You Take Your Camp Coffee?

Cream, sugar, black? However you take your camp coffee, Kevin walks you through the ways to make it with our inventory of coffee presses...

K2 Sidestash 2011, You Will Be Mine

A preview of the K2 Sidestash 2011, from one excited soon-to-be owner.

A Guide to Backcountry Water Treatment

How to deal with creating potable water in the backcountry is about as debatable as purchasing used climbing gear. Our hard goods manager,...

Whitewater in the Dark: Full Moon Rafting

Tales from a full moon whitewater rafting trip on the Truckee River.

Dakine Backpack Reviews

Dakine backpack reviews on our latest Dakine packs in stock from our hard goods manager, Kevin. These packs hold it all, from SLR cameras,...