When we say our gear is trip-tested, we meant it. Our Nomadik Product Testers are made up of outdoor guides, pro-athletes and bonafide adventurers. Our testing process is simple, we send them on trips to put gear to the ultimate test, they report back on what performed well, and what didn’t. You receive the best-of-the-best inside your monthly box.
Lydia Heydlauff: A recent Iowa State grad, while attending she was an Outdoor Recreation Program leader, guiding students on climbing, hiking and backpacking trips. In her free time she loves road-tripping throughout the Western United States and camping.
Lydia helps us test hydration and endurance food and gear specific to hiking, backpacking, climbing camping (images below!).
Why she loves The Nomadik: “Getting The Nomadik in the mail is kind of like Christmas, except it happens once a month and none of the gifts are turtlenecks from your grandma.”
Stephen Shelesky: He’s done it all. From guiding outdoor expeditions in Colorado to shooting the world’s best skiers in extreme backcountry, he’s a multi-talented adventurer who’s constantly on the go. He’s worked with brands like RedBull, NorthFace and Telluride Resorts. When he’s not behind the lens shooting photos in extreme locations he’s touring, camping and backcountry skiing.
Stephen does a lot of gear and gadget testing for us, as well as testing tons of weather and water-proof gear.
Top Reasons our Members love The Nomadik: Get high-quality gear that has just recently been introduced into the market, discover new brands and get gear that’s not at your local retailer.