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Big Agnes Rattlesnake SL3 mtnGLO | Practical Travel Gear

Big Agnes Rattlesnake SL3 mtnGLO

Review for Sierra Designs Bed Style Sleeping Bags | Practical Travel Gear 2

Review for Sierra Designs Bed Style Sleeping Bags

Coast HP1 Flashlight: a Tiny $10 Powerhouse | Practical Travel Gear

Coast HP1 Flashlight: a Tiny $10 Powerhouse

Best Lightweight Tent: Sea to Summit Duo Specialist Shelter

Best Lightweight Tent: Sea to Summit Duo Specialist Shelter

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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Poler Reversible Napsack

It’s Cozy Season with Poler Reversible Napsack

By Jill / November 6, 2020 /

I could never get into the Snuggie blanket trend. To me, it just looked weird, as if you were wearing a sleeping bag all day, and why not just wear your sleeping bag if that’s the feeling you’re going for? Similarly, I was able to resist more modern inventions of the wearable blanket/sleeping bag idea……

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Sierra Design Adventure Out Double Hammock

By Leah Guill / November 2, 2020 /

Sierra Designs is Practical Travel Gear’s go-to for quality products at a family friendly price. The new Adventure Out Double Hammock is the perfect addition to any COVID sanctuary or to throw in your car or backpack for day adventures. We took ours on a trip to Sayulita, Mexico. The Sierra Designs Adventure Out Double…

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The Unstoppable Lily Trotters Compression Socks

By Leah Guill / October 28, 2020 /

While 2020 seems to have stopped so many of us in our tracks, changed and cancelled plans, I have been able to find freedom and comfort in my Lily Trotter Signature Compression Socks. Yes, you read that right. Lily Trotter socks have put the pep back in my step and have made the long days…

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Hestra Philippe Raoux Ecocuir Short Gloves

Get Ready for Ski Season with Hestra Philippe Raoux Ecocuir Short Gloves

By Jill / October 23, 2020 /

Like everything this year, ski season will be weird: heavy use of passes over one-day lift tickets, appointments for ski windows, long and spaced-apart lift lines, and take-out lunches instead of crowded après celebrations. But what doesn’t change is the fun of being outside and on the mountain, and the gear you need to do…

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Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants

By Chris Guill / October 20, 2020 /

While this year has been a bit of a disappointment with the ski resorts shutting down early due to the Corona Virus I was able to get a day in with the new Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants.  I picked these out to test as I have struggled for years finding a pair of Ski…

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Phoozy XP3 Thermal Phone Case

Protect Your Phone with Phoozy XP3 Thermal Phone Case

By Jill / October 9, 2020 /

A few years back, I spent time camping in the Himalayas in winter, just to see a snow leopard. Each night, I packed two water bottles into my sleeping bag, plus all my camera batteries, chargers, and my phone—so they wouldn’t lose their charge or stop working. When I rolled over in the middle of…

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Western Rise

Western Rise Active Collection – Men’s Activewear Elevated

By Chris Guill / October 8, 2020 /

With our kids finally big enough to handle some real adventure we decided to take on Zion National park this fall. Anyone that’s been to this amazing part of southern Utah knows that with the unreal sensory comes some of the hottest temperatures in the nation. I needed activewear that could handle 5 days of…

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All Hazards Prime 29L Backpack from 5.11 Tactical

By Leah Guill / October 7, 2020 /

I have used the 5.11 All Hazards Prime 29L Backpack on a daily basis, for about 3 months. The short of it is, this pack is bullet proof! I use this pack for everything. I use it as my daily go bag for work, over night trips, tactical training, hikes and general rucking. As an…

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Klymit Day Bag

Easy-to-Pack Klymit Day Bag

By Jill / October 2, 2020 /

When traveling light, it’s key to narrow down the number and weight of the bags you bring along. But that carry-on backpack that totes your laptop and a bunch of vacation essentials isn’t always the light day bag that you want to carry along on your excursions once you get to your destination. That’s why…

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