Reviews — Cordura

Altama Maritime Assault Boots

AJ Iaquinta

Tags Altama, Boots, Camo, Cordura, gear, Multicam, Sneakers

Altama Maritime Assault Boots

As the name implies these boots were designed for tactical assault elements operating in marine environments. More specifically they were designed so that units like the US NAVY SEALS could wear them under their flippers and quickly transition out of their flippers when boarding a ship or conducting other dry land operations. In the past, these units sometimes wore skater shoes like Converse All-Stars or Vans. Obviously this was not the purpose for which these sneakers were originally designed and the skater shoes faced some limitations when it came to durability and their ability to dry quickly. Enter, the Altama...


KUIU Stalker 500

AJ Iaquinta

Tags Cordura, Day Pack, GEAR, Hydration Pack, Kuiu, Pack

KUIU Stalker 500

KUIU STALKER 500 The Stalker 500 is designed as a low profile hydration pack which can be easily stowed inside a larger backpack and deployment on the final stages of a stalk, hence its name. Its shoulder straps are ingenuously made to fold into their own dedicated pockets to minimize bulk when riding inside a larger pack. The Stalker 500 also features a dedicated foam padded hydration pouch, two additional storage pockets, water repellent Ripstop Cordura fabric, Duraflex hardware, and YKK zippers. Over the years we have found ourselves continually purchasing hydration packs of comparable size from companies like Camelback,...