March 2011 Gear Reviews

24
Mar
2011
jloomis

Atlas 9 Series FRS Snowshoes Review

Product Rating: 
4
Atlas 9 Series FRS Snowshoes

Features:

Just like the 10 series, the Atlas 9 Series FRS Snowshoes are built on a 6000 series aluminum frame with Nytex decking. The flexible Wrap™ bindings easily tighten and provide a solid connection to the snowshoes. Traction is achieved with steel front All-Trac™ toe crampons and rear Tri-Cleats. Atlas 9 Series Snowshoes also feature Free-Rotating™ Suspension for natural articulation and greater traction on uneven terrain. Available in two sizes: 25 and 30 inch.

15
Mar
2011
jloomis

Olympus Stylus Tough-6020 Digital Camera Review

Product Rating: 
4
Olympus Stylus Tough-6020 Digital Camera

Features:

The Olympus Stylus Tough-6020 is a waterproof, shockproof, and freezeproof digital camera designed for those with rugged pursuits such as any Loomis Adventure. It is jam-packed with features like HD video and 29 shooting modes. The Tough-6020 works under water, on top of a mountain in the middle of winter, at sporting events, and of course at home. For more information on all of the features, visit the Olympus website.

11
Mar
2011
jloomis

Atlas 10 Series Snowshoes Review

Product Rating: 
4
Atlas 10 Series Snowshoes

Features:

Atlas 10 Series Snowshoes are built on a 6000 series aluminum frame with Nytex decking. The new Wrapp™ Comfort binding allows effortless entry and removal of the snowshoes. Traction is achieved with steel front All-Trac™ toe crampon and Traverse Trac™ rails. Atlas 10 Series Snowshoes also feature Spring-Loaded™ Suspension for greater comfort and maneuverability. Available in three sizes: 25, 30, and 35 inch.

07
Mar
2011
jloomis

REI Lookout 40 Liter Backpack Review

Product Rating: 
5
REI Lookout 40 Liter Backpack

Features:

The REI Lookout daypack has plenty of pockets for organizing gear and its contoured fit feels great over miles of trail. The molded-foam back panel increases comfort and features channels to improve air circulation. The internal sleeve accommodates a hydration bladder with drinking tube exits on either side of the backpack. The wide opening main compartment allows easy access to gear. Additional pockets include the zippered front organizer pocket, zippered top stash pocket, two zippered stash pockets on the waist belt, two zippered vertical side pockets, and two mesh side pockets. The backpack also features side compression straps and a single ice axe loop that tucks away when not in use. To top it off, the pack has a polyurethane coating for weather resistance.