Author: Yoon Kim

Review: Jack Wolfskin Backpack

Review: Jack Wolfskin Backpack

I’m not a huge fan of laptop style backpacks because, well, I’m not in school anymore and my wife thinks I look like a boyscout when I where them. But this little backpack is different. Because this backpack helped me...

Review: Thermarest Honcho Poncho with Cocona 37.5

I wore the Honcho Poncho while fishing for small mouth bass on Island Lake in Minnesota. The Honcho Poncho is this kind of weird looking water resistant blanket-poncho thing made with Cocona 37.5. My buddies were completely soaking wet, even...

Flying Tents: The Next Big Thing in Camping

A treehouse you can fold up in a backpack and take anywhere. Not gonna lie, I turned into a 22-year-old kid after checking out the offerings from Tentsile. I met the Tentsile guys at Deer Valley during PressCamp (http://www.presscamp.com/), and...

Review: Stetson Safari Hat

I’m a fly fishing guide in Northwest Arkansas. I spend probably 100 days a year on the water. In the summer, I get major farmers tan around my neck and a sunglass tan around my eyes. Then I ran into...

Interbike 2016: Show Favorites

The Gearographer team spent the past week in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada for Interbike 2016. We met some awesome people in the bike world and got to see some really sick bikes. From running around...

Surf Expo: Our Favorites from the Show

A couple weekends ago, the Gearographer crew ran all around Surf Expo in Florida searching for the best products to bring back to you guys. We met some pretty rad folks in the Surf/SUP industry and got to try out...

Review: My Pakage Action Series Underwear

This review is a little more graphic than others so if you’re not ready for that, don’t read. Otherwise, proceed with caution. The one place where I did practice restraint is in photos. If I could take a picture of...

Review: G-Rods Pro Fly

  First Impressions I picked up the rod at a FedEx location and ripped open the packaging while in the store. The guy at the counter asked what I was holding and I explained that it was graphene fly fishing...

Review: Sage Freshwater MOD 5 WT

This fall, I took the entire Gearographer crew to Jackson Hole for a conference for outdoor bloggers. I brought this rod along and fished it for a couple hours on the Gros Ventre River as well as Flat Creek for about an...

Our Favorite Gear from CES Vegas 2016

Our Favorite Gear from CES Vegas 2016

Tucker and I took a stroll down to Vegas to check out CES. We explored those nitty gritty depths with one goal in mind: discover the secret gems of CES. There were some absolutely breathtaking new announcements at the show, like...

Review: Korkers Devil’s Canyon Boot

I first saw these boots while cruising the show floor at IFTD 2014. They were the first BOA integrated wading boot I’d seen so they caught my eye. Korkers sent a pair for testing, which I’ve been doing for about a month or...

6 Weird Ski Ads

While most of you are ecstatic that the sun is shining and warm breezes are blowing, some of us can’t wait for the sun to go to bed earlier, the temperatures to drop, and the snow to start falling. With...

Review: Cotopaxi Kumari Ski Jacket

For this test, I took the Kumari out on the slopes in Utah (Alta and Snowbird) as well as in Colorado (Copper Mountain). Conditions varied from mid 50s spring-like slush to near 0, icy wind. A few months later, I took fly...