Chris Guill

Having spent most of his adult life traveling for business Chris is obsessed with the latest business and travel gear. He lives in Boise with his wife and 2 boys.
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Challenger Goggles and Ten Mile Helment

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Rocky Mountain Underground BRFCS35.50 Canvas Ski Bag

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Lowa Wendelstein Warm GTX Review

ReBound Jogger

2019 GoLite Mens ReBound Jogger and ReActive Boxer Briefs

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Review: Proviz Sportive Men’s Cycling Bib Shorts

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Nau Mens Kush Pants and Stealth Crew Neck Sweater

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Lem’s Trailhead Men’s Lightweight Hikers

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Proviz Switch Reversible Backpack Cover

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Are Conner Hats the Best Hats On Earth? Nathan Hemp Mesh and Mt Warning Wool Hat

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Mens Lowa San Francisco GTX – Versatile and Great Looking Travel Shoe

Best Travel Pants: 34 Heritage Charisma Pants, Shorts and Dish Denim

By Chris Guill / June 16, 2017 /

Finding a pair of pants that travel well is incredibly difficult.  Most of the “travel” pants have lots of pockets, zippers and such but frankly, they just aren’t very comfortable Charisma Pant 34Heritage sent me their new relaxed thigh twill Charisma pants.  The second I put them on I realized they were going to be…

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GSI Outdoors Microlite Bottle and Pinnacle Camper

GSI Outdoors Microlite Bottle and Pinnacle Camper – A Quick Review

By Chris Guill / April 30, 2017 /

This week my family and I began planning our first camping trip of the year. Our youngest just turned 4 and we finally feel like we can tackle true hike-in tent camping. In our house, if everyone isn’t fed no one has a good time so my first order is business is food. GSI sent…

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Timberland Breton Hill

2017 Timberland Breton Hill and Beckside Zip Chelsea Boots – A Quick Review

By Chris Guill / March 31, 2017 / Comments Off on 2017 Timberland Breton Hill and Beckside Zip Chelsea Boots – A Quick Review

Timberland Women’s Beckwith Side Zip Chelsea There aren’t words to describe the amount of love I have for Timberland’s side zip Chelsea booties. The leather is rich and soft allowing for adequate coverage over one’s ankle. The side zip entry into the boot makes it easy to wear socks and slip comfortably in to the…

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Ursa Major Force Field Daily Defense Lotion – SPF 18

By Chris Guill / February 14, 2017 / Comments Off on Ursa Major Force Field Daily Defense Lotion – SPF 18
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Wraps Wearable Braided Wristband Headphone Earbuds

Best Stylish Headphones – Wraps CORE Wristband

By Chris Guill / February 14, 2017 / Comments Off on Best Stylish Headphones – Wraps CORE Wristband
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Lowa Women's Palermo WS Casual Shoe

Lowa Palermo – Comfortable And Stylish Casual Sneaker – A Quick Review

By Chris Guill / November 26, 2016 /

Lowa, a brand you normally think about as high end, technical hiking shoes, has started putting out some of the most innovative casual shoes on the market.  I have nearly worn out the running shoes Lowa sent me a year ago and was hoping for another pair this year. This year Lowa sent me and my wife their…

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Various Magellan Travel Products

In Review: Various Magellan Travel Products

By Chris Guill / July 28, 2016 / Comments Off on In Review: Various Magellan Travel Products

If you are a frequent traveler for business or leisure, then you understand the importance of accessories that make traveling hassle-free. For most, traveling in comfort is high on the priority list. Especially for those unpleasant long flights. Magellan’s offers a broad variety of high quality travel clothing as well as convenient electronics, and suitable…

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Columbia Travel Clothes For Women

By Chris Guill / July 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Columbia Travel Clothes For Women

As a woman, it can be tough to find the right clothes for the right outdoor adventure. Looking for the perfect outdoor jacket that is durable, comfortable, and fashionable – and that fits right – can be a frustrating experience. But with Columbia travel clothing line for women, it doesn’t have to be. Columbia has…

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TravelPro and High Sierra Travel Bags

TravelPro and High Sierra Travel Bags Reviewed

By Chris Guill / July 11, 2016 / Comments Off on TravelPro and High Sierra Travel Bags Reviewed

eAs wonderful as it is, traveling can be stressful. Whether you are traveling for leisure or business it is essential that your suitcase has the interior capacity needed, durability, and meets airline luggage regulations to avoid unexpected fees. My wife and I have (happily) used the same Travelpro carry-on rollerboards for the past decade —…

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Avalanche Clothing Review | A New Favorite

By Chris Guill / July 10, 2016 / Comments Off on Avalanche Clothing Review | A New Favorite

Here at PracticalTravelGear we love trying out new brands and after meeting the amazing people at Avalanche clothing we could not wait to get our hands on a few of their items to review. Avalanche clothing is a family owned business that started in 1987 in Salem, Massachusetts.  Avalanche is dedicated to creating high quality…

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