Silva Ranger 515 CL Compass Review

Silva Ranger 515 CL Compass Review

in Backpacking & Camping by Carl H. Martens

The Silva Ranger 515 CL will remind you of your father’s compass…a true classic!  It has been one of the most popular handheld baseplate compasses for many years. 

Brunton L1 Headlamp and Brunton 8040G Compass in for Review

Brunton L1 Headlamp and Brunton 8040G Compass in for Review

in Backpacking & Camping by Carl H. Martens

We are getting excited about our upcoming four day hike of the Appalachian Trail taking place next week and now we have even more reason to be excited…new gear!  Today we received the Brunton L1 headlamp and the Brunton 8040G mirrored compass to test on our hike and write reviews on.

Brunton is a company well known for innovation in camping, renewable portable power, compasses and optics.  Their headquarters is located at the gateway to the Wind River Mountains in Riverton, Wyoming.