Jill

Jill Robinson is a freelance writer who lives in a small California beach town near the big wave surf spot, Mavericks. She divides her time between writing about travel, running a kayak business and trying to wring awe-inspiring adventure out of every day. Her articles have been featured in the AFAR, National Geographic Traveler, Outside, the San Francisco Chronicle, and more. Catch up with her adventures on www.dangerjillrobinson.com and IG/Twitter at dangerjr.
Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow | Practical Travel Gear

Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow

Vibram FiveFingers Signa and Maiori Shoes | Practical Travel Gear 1

Vibram FiveFingers Signa and Maiori Shoes

Icebreaker Challenge: Five Merino Wool Pieces for 10 Days | Practical Travel Gear 1

Icebreaker Challenge: Five Merino Wool Pieces for 10 Days

Athleta Whatever Skort | Practical Travel Gear

Athleta Whatever Skort

Light the Way with Coast HX4 Cliplight

By Jill / July 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

I’m a huge fan of the hands-free nature of headlamps, but the challenge with them arises when you need light, but don’t want to have the beacon on your head. But the alternative isn’t always a hand-held flashlight. I’ve become a fan of the Coast HX4 Cliplight, which I can clip onto the bill of…

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Cotopaxi Cubre Full-Zip Fleece Jacket

Stay Warm and Cozy in Cotopaxi Cubre Full-Zip Fleece Jacket

By Jill / July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Even though we often need to find clothing items that perform well in a variety of conditions to save packing space, it’s hard to beat a soft fleece jacket for warmth and comfort. I haven’t had a go-to fleece in a while, but my current favorite is the Cotopaxi Cubre Full-Zip Fleece Jacket. Made with…

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Mollusk Beach Pants

Casual Comfort With Mollusk Beach Pants

By Jill / June 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Surfers know a little something about comfort. And when you’re traveling, comfort often means more than it does at home, because you’re constantly between tiny airplane seats, weird hotel beds, hauling bags, and generally in situations your body may not be used to in your day-to-day life. Since I live in a beach town, it’s…

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REI Trailsmith Pants

Rugged Style With REI Co-op Women’s Trailsmith Pants

By Jill / June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

There’s a place for lightweight hiking pants and there’s a place for more rugged-style work pants that are great for hiking, working outdoors, and even hitting the bar when it’s all over. Both are great when you need them, and lately, I’ve required a lot of the latter. That’s why I took my REI Co-op…

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Costa Waterwoman Sunglasses

Head Out on the Water With Costa Waterwoman Sunglasses

By Jill / June 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Stylish sunglasses can look cool, but what happens when you need performance, too? Not all shades are great for adventure, as they can lack polarized lenses and sturdiness to accompany you through land and water excursions. But even when women find those badass sunglasses, they’re often styled for dudes and can have too large a…

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Ultimate Ears Megablast Speaker

Ultimate Ears Megablast Speaker Brings Music to Your Ears

By Jill / May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s always nice to have your tunes along when you travel. Whether you prefer sorting by genre or playlist, listen to entire albums in chronological order, or are lured to the storytelling of podcasts, our audio choices often enhance our journey. I’ve taken the Ultimate Ears Megablast speaker along on my recent road trips, and…

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Klymit Moon Dog Bed

Keep Your Pup Pal Comfy With Klymit Moon Dog Bed

By Jill / May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

When you go camping, does your canine best friend take over your inflatable sleeping pad, leaving you on the hard ground? Dogs aren’t always the most thoughtful sleepers, often preferring the most comfortable spot for themselves. And even when your pup doesn’t steal your cushion, you want to make sure he’s as comfortable as possible.…

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Patagonia Ahnya Fleece Pants

Stay Comfortable in Patagonia Ahnya Fleece Pants

By Jill / May 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

When you consider how many hours you spend on planes, boats, trains, buses, and cars, you might realize it’s worth the effort to make sure you’re as comfortable as possible. We might not all be able to afford purchasing first-class seats or scramble for upgrades, so comfort often comes in what we choose to wear.…

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Hydro Flask Shave Ice Collection

Brighten Your Beverage with Hydro Flask Shave Ice Collection

By Jill / May 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

In the important practice of carrying our own reusable bottles around so we’re not contributing to the plastic mess on the planet, we focus a lot on performance. Yes, bottle performance is a thing. You want yours to keep cold drinks cold as long as possible, not pollute you with chemicals, and be easy to…

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Keep WIld Co Bring It Utensil Kit

Bring Your Own Tableware with Keep Wild Co. Utensil Kits

By Jill / May 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you care only about the planet on Earth Day, or during Earth Month, or when someone gives you the stink eye when you throw your recycling into the trash, you might want to consider that opting for a sustainable life doesn’t have to be the huge hurdle that you imagine. Small steps are often…

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