REEBs Have More Fun

REEBs Have More Fun

In 2011 after having his bike stolen, Dale of the now infamous Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale decided it was time to build a bike for himself. He also built a brand that mirrored his lifestyle and that of the Oskar Blues brand. The brand he created was named REEB... flip the name around, go on... flip it... it's BEER! ...

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MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit

MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit

When it comes to water filtration systems there are a myriad of different ways to get your water clean. By clean, I mean the actual filtering of dirt and debris as well as filtering water on a microbial level. I'm here to announce I have found the most effective gravity and portable trail water filter I have ever ...

Keep the Boys in Line on All Adventures: SAXX Volt Boxer Briefs

Keep the Boys in Line on All Adventures: SAXX Volt Boxer Briefs

Anyone that has done literally anything physical knows that it is paramount to keep the ol' stones in place. There have been a plethora of brands that have come up with their own system to keep men supported during sports. What they haven't quite nailed is the amount and quality of support the BallPark Pouch from SAXX ...

Boundary Supply Made the Best Adventure Day Pack

Boundary Supply Made the Best Adventure Day Pack

Intentional or not, Boundary Supply not only made a killer urban commuting pack, they made a top notch adventure day pack. I used this pack as a way to haul around food, water and my DSLR on a variety of trips. The most rigorous testing I put it through was when I strapped it to my back on an epic Colorado mountain ...

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Sole Footbeds Review: Active Thin

Sole Footbeds Review: Active Thin

Sole footbeds have been in my personal arsenal for about 8 years now, more specifically the Active Thin version. Over the years, the image on the top of the footbed have changed but the the structure of the footbed has remained unchanged. I have very sensitive feet, ankles and knees when it comes to any big shift in ...

Cusa Tea Review

Cusa Tea Review

While Jim Lamancusa was backpacking he was surrounded by friends all drinking instant coffee packets while he was stuck with his wet tea bags. The question he had, could he create a premium organic instant tea reviling even the best of teas on the market? Jim thought he could. It took Jim 9 months to discover and hone ...

National Preparedness Month: BioLite Power and Lighting

National Preparedness Month: BioLite Power and Lighting

"EPA: Each September, National Preparedness Month encourages and reminds Americans to be prepared for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities." Dirt and Sol takes pride in always having the right tools to get yourself out of any situation. That could mean carrying tools to fix a ...

Silver Moon Brewing: Simon Says – Hazy IPA Review

Silver Moon Brewing: Simon Says – Hazy IPA Review

We all know that the best post workout recovery is at very least a craft beer and on the perfect day an IPA. Due to the perfect amount of carbohydrates, protein, and branch chain amino acids in beer, one must indulge vigorously after each carnal physical effort (facts unsubstantiated). There isn't a time I go out for ...

OtterBox Elevation Tumbler Review

OtterBox Elevation Tumbler Review

We decided to do a review on the 10oz, 16oz and 20oz OtterBox Elevation Tumblers because they are bombproof and stand up to any adventure. We all have our favorite coffee mugs, maybe you are the type that likes a push button mouthpiece, maybe you like your lid to screw on instead of using friction... yea we have our ...

First Impression: La Sportiva Blade GTX Hiking Shoe

First Impression: La Sportiva Blade GTX Hiking Shoe

To start, this purchase was a bit out of the box for me. I wasn’t exactly sure where this boot would fit in my current line up. I have my most favorite 3 season boot I’ve ever worn, the La Sportiva Trango Cube TRK GTX and my go to trail running shoe, the La Sportiva Lycan. (I know, I know. I have too many La Sportiva ...

The Best Healthy Travel Snacks

The Best Healthy Travel Snacks

Ok, I don't know about you but I'm hungry about 100% of the time. Particularly when I'm sitting on a plane, driving in a car, working late hours from my hotel room... I mean hungry! I've been on a mission to eat more whole foods and less processed, less ingredients, less low nutrition food. I am not following any ...