Author: Scott

Review: Henty Enduro Backpack – a well designed, lightweight MTB hydration pack

Henty’s Enduro MTB pack is a lumbar hydration pack that combines efficient storage with a light and stable lumbar protection panel to deliver a hybrid pack that will appeal to many. Henty is a Tasmanian company that’s been producing travel and commuter bags for more than 5 years now, and this seems to be their first product aimed at the mountain biking market. Design, Comfort & Durability (Rating: 95%) The Enduro pack is a 5-litre capacity pack that sits low on a shoulder harness, with a wide waist belt – It’s rumored to take design inspiration from military webbing,...

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Review: MSR Hubba NX Solo Backpacking Tent – Light and easy

When choosing a tent there’s a lot to consider and for many, it’s a difficult choice. I was looking for something lightweight, with room to sit up, and a vestibule, without being outrageously priced. The MSR Hubba NX manages all of this, with lightweight fabrics and clever design. I believe Tasmanian conditions require an enclosed tent, so the Hubba NX provides the right amount of protection with a weight that’s only marginally above a tarp or hammock setup. With that in mind, it does have a mostly mesh inner and is rated as a 3 season tent. The RRP...

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