Author: Chad Waite

Chad Waite is the founder of Outdoor Gear Reviews and an avid outdoorsman and trail runner in beautiful Park City, Utah.

Merrell Trail Glove 4 Review: The Barefoot Acorn Fell Far From The Tree

Whoever coined the phrase¬†the acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree was clearly not familiar with Merrell. In a recent review, the footwear company’s attempt at a comprehensive trail running shoe fell short compared to the competition, setting the expectations

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Kelty Grand Mesa 4 Review: The Blueprint Family Tent Nudging Perfection

Kelty is a brand that aims to keep parents of young children participating in outdoor activities. As a perfect example, our recap of Outdoor Retailer Summer 2017 highlighted Kelty’s insanely amazing looking new Perfect Fit Elite child carrier backpack. Another

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Merrell Agility Peak Flex Review: Can The Hiking Shoe Company Rule The Trail Running Space?

When people think of hiking boots, the first name that comes to mind is likely Merrell. The company’s Ventilator is the gold standard for what an affordable hiking shoe should be, earning Merrell a top spot in the mind of

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Columbia Performance Boxer Brief Review: A Big Name Enters A Crowded Space

The performance base layer and boxer brief space is a crowded one. A significant number of brands focus solely on those products, and do a good job at it. Brands like SAXX, for example. On the other hand, it seems

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Under Armour Octane Sunglasses Review

A few months back we reviewed a pair of Under Armour Rival sunglasses. At $129, they were a great product but a little on the pricier side than we liked. Under Armour’s new Octane Sunglasses, however, start at $99 and

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