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Pacsafe SlingSafe LX250 Anti-Theft Tote

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I’m constantly on the lookout for the ideal tote for travel. For me, that means it’s roomy, looks good (so I can use it for nearly anything), fits my laptop and iPad, fits my huge camera, plus leaves room for a few other things (like wallet, phone, notebook, pens), and isn’t easy for thieves to ...

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Filson 48-Hour Duffle

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When you’re looking for a great carry-on or overnight bag that is both stylish and rugged enough to be able to deal with the occasional rain shower, you often have to back up and decide which is really the most important element: style or ruggedness. Because it’s not often you get both in the same ...

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Granite Gear 36-inch Packable Duffel

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We often consider duffels as simple methods of getting our gear from one place to another. But not all duffels are created equal. Some are far too bulky and awkward to be effective in using as a good traveling bag. Want one that’s the opposite? Check out the Granite Gear 36-inch Packable Duffel. One of the ...

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BioLite PowerLight Mini Review

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200 Lm lantern, 250 Lm torch and USB powerbank. Battery can fill 3.5 GoPros, 3 phones, or run the light for up to 72 hours. Dimmable lighting modes with emergency strobe setting. USB rechargeable Ð charge from an outlet or BioLite stoves. Light range: 10 m (33 ft) - lantern; 100 m (328 ft) ...

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Dakine Recon Wet/Dry Duffle 80L Bag

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[amazon box="B0174A2CWC" title="Dakine Recon Wet/Dry Duffle 80L Bag" image_size="large"] Made in USA or Imported. Zipper closure. 5" high. 18" wide. Dakine Recon W/D Duffle 80L. Men's duffle bag and wet/dry bag. Waterproof zip close bottom container stores wet gear. Duffles are versatile travel pals. Cram a little or a lot of gear in there, and everything ...

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CamelBak Palos 4 LR Pack

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A full-featured MTB pack with a lumbar design. Gives you maximum stability during aggressive downhill rides. Antidote Lumbar Reservoir features Quick Link System. Designed to carry helmet, armor, multi-tool, CO2 pump and cartridges. Bike tool organizer roll, magnetic tube trail, helmet hook, stretch overflow storage. When you’re headed for blissful singletrack and mountain trails on ...

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Patagonia Women’s R1 Long Jane

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Farmer-John (aka Long-John) wetsuits are especially familiar to kayakers and others who want free arm movement along with warmth when on and in the water. But they’re often made exactly the same for Janes and Jills, despite our body types being very different. The Patagonia Women’s R1 Long Jane is just for the water-loving ladies. Made ...

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TomTom Spark Cardio + Music Watch

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It seems as if everyone has a fitness tracker—whether you’re using your phone, watch, or other body accessories. The challenge comes in deciding what you need in a fitness tracker, and perhaps one can help you avoid carrying a lot of extra stuff around. The TomTom Spark Cardio + Music watch combines: activity tracking, where you ...

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Klymit Splash 25 Backpack

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Last week, I talked about dry bags and Amy talked about sleeping pads. Two seemingly very different things, but perhaps it’s possible to create something that uses the two technologies. That’s one of the benefits of the Klymit Splash 25 Backpack. Dry bags aren’t only useful when you’re on or near the water, and if you’re ...

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Chums Downstream Rolltop Bag

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Dry bags are useful around water, especially if you want to keep water away from the contents of the bag. But minimalist construction dry bags are also not the easiest to carry around, since there’s usually only one handle, which requires that you grip it the entire time. The Chums Downstream Rolltop Bag is a much ...

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