Rite in the Rain
A notebook that is tough enough for trail use. It held up to a day and a half of rain on the Ice Age Trail, all the while I was taking notes. Instead of hauling field guides (only ONCE did I do that, never again) I draw and measure and note the bits of nature that I will look up at home. Full review
I have been using these memo books for years for work and as a trail journal. The book is bomb-proof as far as weather and wear/tear are concerned, and just the right size for your belt or back pocket. For those who still like to jot notes on the trail or at camp, I can't recommend any other field journals more, and I have used many. I like to take notes as I walk in the woods: random thoughts, notes on gear for my next Trailspace review, brilliant ideas (well, at least they seem that way at the… Full review
I filled up two spiral bound field level notebooks for my ecology research in Florida last summer. The waterproof paper worked very well despite the humidity and daily unannounced thunderstorms, although any pen used will create smudges and dry slowly. If you are looking for a product to use in the field, whether for work or pleasure, then these notebooks are excellent for the price. You can order them in just about any size, with options for type of paper and binding cover. Keep in mind that if… Full review
Rite in the Rain makes outdoor writing products for outdoor writing people. Founder Jerry Darling developed the early version of its paper for the Pacific Northwest logging industry in the 1920s.