Outdoor Research Aspire Pant and Kayak Gear Accessories
A few weeks ago, I wrote about three products that helped us out while backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail. This week, I’m back with some products that we loved using during a multi-day sea kayaking trip in Washington state. Like with backpacking, there’s not a lot of extra room... Read more
Craghoppers Simba Travel Pants With NosiLife
Looking for some good men’s travel pants that aren’t all baggy and shapeless? These fitted Simba Nosilife Trousers from Craghoppers give you all the right features, but with a low-profile look that doesn’t broadcast the fact you’re living out of a suitcase or backpack. We’ve reviewed other Craghoppers trousers... Read more
ExOfficio Gazella Pant
Outdoor clothing for women that gets great marks for style as well as performance used to be fairly nonexistent, or at the most, few and far between. In the past couple years, however, I’m seeing more and more items that fit well (and were designed specifically for women instead... Read more
Helly Hansen Women’s VTR Printed Capri
As long as you haven’t over planned your vacation, you can always find time to work out. But before you pack your suitcase full of workout gear, think about whether you need all that stuff. Maybe it’s better to pack a few great performance pieces rather than a bunch... Read more
Comfortable and Stylish Nau Pantalones
Despite folks yearning for the good old days of dressing up for air travel, yoga pants and sweatpants have become a regular airplane uniform for many. Let’s not mention the pajamas worn by adults, in hopes that trend will quietly disappear. Not entirely happy with going that casual? There... Read more
Tough Silicone Trail Pants From Sierra Designs
Each time I say I’ve found my favorite pair of travel pants, I end up putting on another pair soon after that has some improvement I like a lot. That’s the case with the Silicone Trail Pants from Sierra Designs that I’ve worn for days straight on a couple... Read more
Mountain Khakis Camber Twill 107 Pants
As we head into fall and your travels take you to places that aren’t steaming hot, those thin, quick-dry pants we love so much here at Practical Travel Gear suddenly aren’t so practical. When it gets colder, you may have to break down and put a little more weight... Read more
Sierra Designs All Season Windjacket and All Weather Pant
Weather is no big deal if you’ve got the right gear. Often overheard in my house is the belief that “there’s no such thing as too cold—only improperly dressed.” While we all wish for perfect weather on our travels (and that can mean a spectrum from sunshine to snow... Read more
New Nylon Pickpocket Proof Biz Pants Are The Best for Light Packers
If you want to keep your phone and valuables safe and look good while you’re doing it, these new nylon business pants from Clothing Arts combine light weight and stylishness with impressive pocket technology. We were fans of the P^Cubed Pickpocket Proof Pants from the day they hit the... Read more
Sherpa Adventure Gear: Langtang Jacket and Naulo Pant
If you’re not familiar with Sherpa Adventure Gear, the brand has a nice story behind it: founded by Tashi Sherpa in Nepal, purchases help support the education of Sherpa children. The company donates $.50 for every product sold to the Paldorje Education Fund, which then grants scholarships to deserving... Read more