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Two New Go-Tos: PackTowl and Platypus Duolock Soft Bottle

Platypus Meta Personal Water Filter

Platypus Meta Personal Water Filter – A Quick Review

Platypus Meta Bottle and Microfilter

Platypus Meta Bottle And Microfilter – A Quick Review

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Zenbivy Dry Sack and Compression Cap

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Time to Upgrade- A Father and Daughter Backpacking Trip Gear Review

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Gravity-based water filter system round-up

In Review: Osprey Daypacks

In Review: Osprey Daypacks

Deuter Airlite 26L Backpack | Practical Travel Gear

Deuter Airlite 26L Backpack

Two New Go-Tos: PackTowl and Platypus Duolock Soft Bottle

By Leah Guill / July 29, 2020 /

With the world in chaos due to COVID19, I have been seeing an uptick in the adventures my friends and families are taking. This also rings true in our own house. We are trying to explore as much of our state as safely and as much as our mental health needs. We have added two…

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Platypus Meta Personal Water Filter

Platypus Meta Personal Water Filter – A Quick Review

By Amy / March 7, 2017 / Comments Off on Platypus Meta Personal Water Filter – A Quick Review

I’m always on the lookout for new water filtration systems. We’ve tried it all: gravity-based bladders, LifeStraws, squeeze filters, the whole nine yards. Different systems work best for different activities, and while I like the size and shape of my LifeStraw Go when I’m traveling abroad, the new Platypus Meta + Microfilter is a winner for…

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Platypus Meta Bottle and Microfilter

Platypus Meta Bottle And Microfilter – A Quick Review

By Jill / September 2, 2016 / Comments Off on Platypus Meta Bottle And Microfilter – A Quick Review

You may be lucky enough to travel to places where there’s always a glass of filtered water on the table. But if you go beyond those spots, or are often out in the wilderness away from restaurant water sources (and closer to traditional water sources), you might consider bringing a refillable bottle along with you.…

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Zenbivy Dry Sack and Compression Cap

By Leah Guill / November 23, 2020 /

Zenbivy has added to its arsenal of great products with the Zenbivy Dry Sack and Compression Caps. Both made from the same quality materials and construction we have come to expect from Zenbivy, we are excited to push them to their limits for this review. Dry Sack Zenbivy Dry Sacks come in three sizes and…

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Time to Upgrade- A Father and Daughter Backpacking Trip Gear Review

By Leah Guill / September 17, 2020 /

Carey’s Summer Backpacking 2020 How does today’s quality backpacking gear compare to what was available just a decade ago? Having taken a bit of a hiatus from the outdoors, I have a garage full of what should be solid equipment to put to the test against all the goodies you can buy today. We spent…

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Gravity-based water filter system round-up

By Amy / August 27, 2019 /

We recently reviewed my go-to gravity-based water filter system, the Katadyn Gravity BeFree system. However, more brands have joined the game. Read on for reviews of two additional gravity-based systems, both of which have their pros and cons. LifeStraw Flex with gravity bag: Pair the confidence you already have in LifeStraw with the convenience of…

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In Review: Osprey Daypacks

By Chris Guill / June 1, 2016 / Comments Off on In Review: Osprey Daypacks

If you are looking for a quality daypack that is built to survive the toughest environment, and is also easy to pack and is light weight, then look no further than the Osprey brand. The Osprey day packs are some of the best day packs available, for every environment and occasion. Regardless of whether you…

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Deuter Airlite 26L Backpack | Practical Travel Gear

Deuter Airlite 26L Backpack

By Amy / September 29, 2015 / Comments Off on Deuter Airlite 26L Backpack

I have an ongoing quest for the best all-round hiking daypack. I’ve found several contenders in the daypack category, the latest of which is the Deuter Airlite 26 SL. This women’s-specific backpack has a capacity of 26 liters, an ideal size for day hikes, touring, and travel days. It weighs just over two pounds empty,…

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