Gear We’re Testing: A Garmin trail watch, a cozy hammock and a YETI gallon-size jug

Gear We’re Testing: A Garmin trail watch, a cozy hammock and a YETI gallon-size jug

Welcome to another roundup of Editor’s Reviews from FREESKIER. Each week our editorial staff provides in-depth, honest reviews about the gear we’re testing. Our goal? To point you towards the best brands and products on Earth so you can trust your equipment whole-heartedly and have as much fun in the mountains as possible. Read up on the products, below, then visit us again on Monday for more awesome gear coverage.


Kammock Colorado Flag hammock

This hammock from Kammok will up your backcountry comfort level significantly.

“Just find two trees, wrap the hammock straps around them at a height of your choice, clip on the hammock’s carabiners and start lounging…” Read more.


Garmin fēnix 5 watch

Seen above, a wrist-based heart rate monitor displays your beats per minute in real time.

“We’ve been using this multi-sport watch from Garmin on hiking adventures, mountain bike forays and during everyday activities…” Read more.


YETI Rambler one-gallon jug

Enough water for the entire campsite or an all-day adventure deep into the woods.

“What makes YETI stand out here is the brand’s attention to detail. The thoughtful MagCap system utilizes a magnet on the lid to hold the cap in place…” Read more.


Zeal Optics Radium sunglasses

Radium shades use Ellume polarized lenses which block 100-percent of UVA/B and C light rays.

“By using plant-based materials in all of its products, Zeal Optics reduces the environmental footprint of producing some of the finest sunglasses…” Read more.

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