Adventure Gear

Personal 120dB Alarm

Sabre Red: Handheld Personal Safety Devices

Scree from Mystery Ranch

Mystery Ranch- The Scree Backpack

Best Sunglasses

Best Travel Sunglasses

minnesota-chawel-sport

Chawel: Multiuse has never been so easy

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Showers Pass Trailhead Bamboo-Merino Hoodie

Men's and Women's Trailhead

Lems Trailhead- Women All Terrain Show

Royal Robbins’ Eco-Traveler Go Anywhere® and Tempratech™ Apparel Perfect for Any Adventure

Royal Robbins’ Eco-Traveler Go Anywhere® and Tempratech™ Apparel Perfect for Any Adventure

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Deuter XV 3 Commuter Bag

DEVA from Gergory Backpacks

Gregory DEVA 60L

Baffin and Victoria. The Untangled Collection from Costa

Costa: Saving the Planet and Your Eyes

Gregory Juno backpack for day hikes in the outdoors

By Amy / April 7, 2020 /

Now is the time for exercise near home, and when you set out on your local trails (practicing social distancing measures, of course), you need a day pack that can go all day long, carrying everything you need. The Gregory Juno pack fits the bill with all the bells and whistles you could need in…

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Road trip and camping essential: LifeSaver Jerrycan

By Amy / March 3, 2020 /

If you crave outdoor adventure or like to be off-the-grid while you’re traveling, you’ve had to think through a plan for bringing potable water along for the ride. Yes, you can opt for a few rinsed out milk jugs of tap water, and you should probably go ahead and stash those somewhere in your rig,…

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Ski-ready travel: Julbo Cyrius goggles

By Amy / February 25, 2020 /

When you travel for a ski vacation, you need one-quiver gear that can all be stashed into one boot bag for packing ease. Julbo’s Cyrius Reactiv goggles are all-weather, all-purpose without compromising on the high quality you need. Forget bringing multiple pairs of goggles to serve different conditions: the CYRIUS has a cylindrical photochromic lens with…

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Gregory Juno 24

Improve Your Trail Experience with Gregory Juno 24 Pack

By Jill / February 14, 2020 /

Hitting the trail and getting away from it all, even for just a day, is something outdoor folks think about more and more now that winter is beginning to transition to spring. But even in spring weather, a poorly fitting pack with no ventilation can make you sweat just like you might on a hot…

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Serengeti Eyewear- Mara Frames and Driver’s Lens

By Leah Guill / February 5, 2020 /

Ring in 2020 with a pair of Mara frames from Serengeti Eyewear. With technology that dates back to 1877, Serengeti Eyewear, more specifically the Photochromic and Spectral Control lens, has risen to be the most advanced eyewear on the market. For the year 2020, Practical Travel Gear is looking forward to the new year with…

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ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger: Ready for Adventure

By Leah Guill / November 29, 2019 /

Annnnd in this corner of the World, weighing in at just under a pound, is the ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger! Not only is this charger waterproof, it is also solar and wireless. It is the size of a smartphone in a rugged case. Let’s get into the details about the ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger. As…

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LOWA Barina II GTX for Women

By Leah Guill / November 24, 2019 /

Straight out of Slovakia comes my new favorite winter boots, the LOWA Barina II GTX. It is the newest to the LOWA women’s cold weather line and don’t be too jealous because you can grab yourself a pair, too. At first glance, these shoes are adorable! Well styled with the grey leather paired with tweed-like…

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Gregory Quadro Pro Hardcase 22”

By Leah Guill / September 22, 2019 /

New to the Gregory line is the Quadro Pro Hardcase with four, count them F-O-U-R wheels for a smooth ride. I am testing out the 22” Hardcase carry on for this review. The Quadro Pro Hardcase also comes in a 30” version for additional storage. The Outside Available in an anthracite black or steel grey,…

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Keep it Cool with OtterBox Trooper 12 Cooler

By Jill / September 13, 2019 /

Sometimes, your day trip needs a huge cooler. Sometimes, your day trip needs something smaller. When you’re headed to an evening bonfire, an afternoon pick-up game, or even a day floating on the river, a full-size cooler usually isn’t necessary. In those cases, you want something smaller, but that still keeps your food and drinks…

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Yeti Daytrip Lunch Bag

Keep Meals Fresh with Yeti Daytrip Lunch Bag

By Jill / August 2, 2019 /

You don’t have to be an office-goer to care about packing a lunch. Whether you’re hitting the trail or the airport, there are plenty of reasons to pack your own meal, and nobody needs soggy sandwiches and lukewarm beverages smashed in a paper bag. Lately, I’ve been packing my on-the-road meals in a Yeti Daytrip…

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