Teton Sports Escape 4300

4,000 Cubic Inches is transitional size for backpacks – when you need to stay out longer than a weekend trip, but you’re not ready to commit to a full size INCH pack. Perhaps just a weekend trip in winter with bulky gear. Maybe you need to get far enough into the backcountry to get some alone time.

Can you escape the crowds with the Teton Sports Escape 4300? Let’s find out!

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Testing ultralight backpacking options

This time we’re doing a test for a very common scenario. Can you get by with using your daypack for an overnight on the trail?

This time the competition will be between 2 bag sizes. The Teton Sports Oasis 1200, and the Teton Sports Summit 2800. Both under 2kg. Both under $70. Both can transition from Town to Trail.  Both are tempting ultralight backpacking options.

Which one is best for a night at the million star motel?

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Backcountry Backpack Shootout

This shootout is between two up and coming outdoors gear companies – Black’s Creek, and Teton Sports. Both make excellent gear that’s worth checking out – but if you are looking at a mid-size back-country pack that will really earn its keep in that coveted 3,000 CI/60 Litre range, which is best? Continue reading “Backcountry Backpack Shootout”