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.
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

Merrell x Unlikely Hikers

Embrace Your Outdoor Life with Merrell X Unlikely Hikers Boots

By Jill / February 26, 2021 /

As we begin to emerge from winter, it’s time to revisit your outdoor gear. What needs fixing, refitting, or replacing? How can you ensure that you have the right pieces for your outside adventures, whether they’re around home or farther afield?   In an inspiring collaboration with Unlikely Hikers, Merrell has redesigned and updated one…

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SealLine Blocker Zip Sack

Keep Gear Dry with SealLine Blocker Zip Sack

By Jill / February 19, 2021 /

For those who are organized (and even for those who are trying to fake it) packing systems are a life saver. Before multi-use systems came along, we were using stuff sacks or zip-lock bags. Now, we have a variety of packing systems to choose from.   When it comes to packing my gear for a…

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Eureka Ignite Camp Stove

Be the Camp Chef with Eureka Ignite Camp Stove

By Jill / February 12, 2021 /

Whether you’re waiting for after the pandemic winter to get outside camping, or you live in a place where it’s easy to camp through even the cooler seasons, you should take a moment to think about your camp chow. You like hot meals, right? Why not make it easier on yourself to have the food…

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Big Agnes Big House 4

Get Ready for Camping Season with Big Agnes Big House 4

By Jill / February 5, 2021 /

Whether you’re a regular camper or you just need to get out of the house after months of pandemic, tents have been hard to come by. Everyone wants to get away for a little while.   Last spring and summer, my daughter spent four months in a 6-person tent in our backyard. All that space…

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Alpine Start Instant Coffee

Easy Access to Coffee Any Time with Alpine Start Instant Coffee

By Jill / January 29, 2021 /

I don’t have a very good record with instant coffee. One time, a friend and I ordered a pot of room-service coffee because the room had only instant coffee. Sure, if I have no other option, I’ll embrace it and treat it as a simple caffeine-delivery device. And until now, I haven’t been happy with…

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Hestra Wakayama gloves

The Classic Style of Hestra Wakayama Leather Gloves

By Jill / January 22, 2021 /

Retro is often a term thrown around when a product looks back in time to classic style, but it sometimes also means that look back is also in performance and functionality. When you’re looking for the benefit of current performance with the simple looks of yesteryear, it’s not always easy to find. But in some…

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Terramar Ultra Merino Glove Liners

Layer up with Terramar Ultra Merino Glove Liners

By Jill / January 15, 2021 /

When you head out into the cold, you want to bundle up. And we remember that easily when it comes to layering with tops and pants, but tend to forget when it comes to our hands, because moisture management and maintaining the right temperature are just as important. One of the most versatile options I’ve…

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Triggerpoint Impact

Triggerpoint Impact Percussion Massage Gun Is a Magical Travel Tool

By Jill / January 8, 2021 /

Travel and adventure are among the most important items on my list of favorite things. But one of the inevitable results if you pursue those two things frequently, is sore, tight, and knotted muscles. Think about all the hours in uncomfortable airplane seats, hauling your baggage, couch surfing or sleeping in hotel beds, and working…

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NorthxNorth Merino Wool Kerchief

Stay Warm and More with the North x North Merino Wool Kerchief

By Jill / January 1, 2021 /

There are scarf people, and there are no-scarf people. Even if you’re not down with the lengthy fabric, there’s no disputing that some kind of fabric around your neck can keep you warmer in cold conditions. But long scarves aren’t always easy to bring along when traveling. Check out the North x North Merino Wool…

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Cotopaxi Chumpi Del Dia

Pack Your Gear in the Cotopaxi Chumpi Del Dia Duffel

By Jill / December 25, 2020 /

Whether you need a bag to tote your gear around your hometown, on a road trip, or on a longer journey, there are more than enough types for you to choose from. Rolling luggage, backpacks, duffels, and totes are all good at carrying your essential items from Point A to Point Z and everywhere in…

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