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.
Danner Mountain 600 Hiking Boots

Warmth and Stability on the Trail with Danner Mountain 600 Insulated Boots

Smartwool 250 Base Layer Pattern Crew Iguchi

Stay Warm and Stylish with Smartwool Merino 250 Base Layer Pattern Crew

Mustang Survival UV Glove

Protect Your Hands with Mustang Survival Traction UV Gloves

Brave Overnight Breakfast

Wake up healthy with Brave Overnight Breakfast

Helly Hansen Odin 3D Air Shell Jacket

Step into Fall with the Helly Hansen Odin 3D Air Shell Jacket

Black Diamond Solution 150 Merino Base Crew

Stay Warm with Black Diamond Solution 150 Merino Base Crew and Bottom for Women

Mustang Survival Khimera PFD

Stay Afloat with Mustang Survival Khimera Dual Flotation PFD

Native Eyewear Catamount Sunglasses

Don’t Leave Home Without Native Eyewear Catamount Polarized Sunglasses

Light My Fire Firelighting Kit

Get Your Campfire Started with Light My Fire Firelighting Kit Bio

Peak Design Travel Tripod

Save Space and Lighten Your Bag with the Peak Design Travel Tripod

Cotopaxi Parque Rain Shell

Stay Dry with Cotopaxi Parque Rain Shell

By Jill / July 17, 2020 /

Whether you’re perpetually on the road or rediscovering your home territory, it’s essential to have a tried-and-true rain jacket. And while one of the most essential qualities of a rain jacket is to keep the moisture out, it’s also helpful when that waterproof barrier doesn’t result in making you feel stuffy or overheated. And it…

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Tonik Beth Short Sleeve Cycling Jersey

Fit for Two Wheels: Tonik Beth Short Sleeve Cycling Jersey

By Jill / July 10, 2020 /

Sure, you can cycle in any comfortable shirt. But when I stepped up my bike hours, I realized that cycling jerseys are truly awesome. Over the years, women’s cycling jerseys are getting better and better and it’s much easier to find versions that fit and perform well. One of my newest favorites is the Tonik…

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Danner Rivercomber

Paddle Out Wearing Danner Rivercomber Water Shoes

By Jill / July 3, 2020 /

Whether you’re a year-round water rat, or you’re lured by the summer vibes of lakes, rivers, and ocean—you’ve probably encountered the need for appropriate footwear when you, oops, didn’t have it. Stepping on sharp rocks, getting stabbed by waterborne sticks, or even having your soles poop out from lack of support are all things that…

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Icebreaker Cool-Lite Yanni Sleeveless Dress

Classically Comfortable in Icebreaker Cool-Lite Yanni Sleeveless Dress

By Jill / June 26, 2020 /

My favorite travel dresses have a relaxed fit, are comfortable and breathable, and can pack easily. The last thing I need is to be uncomfortable in my clothing, whether I’m sitting down to a meal at a restaurant, sightseeing all day, or going for a hike. Clothes with classic lines and simple details are best…

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KEEN SOLR Sandal

Water Shoes for Water Fans: Keen SOLR Sandals

By Jill / June 19, 2020 /

Water shoes often suffer from the “do it all” syndrome. Acknowledging that all-terrain needs require on-water performance while also handling land-based features sometimes means that shoes fall short in one area or another. The Keen SOLR Sandals (SOLR stands for Sea, Ocean, Lake, River) focus extensively on high-performance in the water. The low-profile sandal is…

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Helly Hansen Solen Printed Watershorts

Make a Splash with Helly Hansen Solen Printed Watershorts

By Jill / June 12, 2020 /

Water is a big factor in summer enjoyment, whether you’re headed to the beach, lake, river, or local swimming pool. The story’s the same if you’re traveling or staying home. When you want to minimize what you’re packing in your suitcase or backpack and need clothing that will not only be awesome in the water,…

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Outdoor Research Helium Rain Jacket

Stay Dry in Outdoor Research Helium Rain Jacket and Pants

By Jill / June 5, 2020 /

Rain isn’t only for winter, and even if you’re the kind of person who loves going out in wet weather, it’s hard to stay out for long when you’re cold and soaking. Rain jackets and pants can also be bulky, which means that they take up more room in your suitcase when you’re traveling, but…

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Black Diamond Session Approach Shoes

Stay Grounded (in a Good Way) with Black Diamond Session Approach Shoes

By Jill / May 29, 2020 /

Whether you’re traveling to your dream climbing destination, going out for an early morning scramble in the nearby mountains, or headed from the gym from the coffee shop, it’s important to have the right climbing shoes. The Black Diamond Session Approach Shoes combine comfort with performance for a climbing inspired urban approach shoe that are…

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Polar Bottle Breakaway Bolt 20

Stay Cool and Hydrated with Polar Bottle Breakaway Insulated Bolt Bottle

By Jill / May 22, 2020 /

I’m riding my bike way more that I used to, now that I’m grounded from travel for the time being. It’s allowed me to rediscover how much I love cycling, and I tend to forget that when I’m zipping around the world for work and not on cycling trips. But because I don’t have a…

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Darn Tough ATC Micro Crew Cushion Socks

Hit the Trail with Darn Tough ATC Micro Crew Cushion Socks

By Jill / May 15, 2020 /

Maybe this year you’ve dreamed of through-hiking the Appalachian Trail, or another long trail where you can get away and rely on your own skill and what you’ve brought along in your pack. Or perhaps it’s a dream for a future time. Regardless, whether you’re traveling or on your own home trail, the right socks…

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