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

Vibram FiveFingers Signa and Maiori Shoes | Practical Travel Gear 1

Vibram FiveFingers Signa and Maiori Shoes

By Jill / February 14, 2014 /

When it comes to athletic water shoes, it’s hard to get things right. Depending on what you need them for, water socks don’t have enough traction, but serious soles can be too heavy. With the Vibram FiveFingers Signa and Maiori shoes, you can have both warm-water and cold-water versions of truly versatile water shoes. They…

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

Icebreaker Challenge: Five Merino Wool Pieces for 10 Days

By Jill / March 16, 2012 /

One of the most important requirements for travel clothing is the ability to mix and match a limited wardrobe. But when you’re traveling for more than a few days, you have to start thinking about washing your clothes. Or not. Would you believe it’s possible to wear five pieces of clothing for 10 days without…

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Athleta Whatever Skort | Practical Travel Gear

Athleta Whatever Skort

By Jill / December 30, 2011 /

I ducked into an Athleta store this summer with a girlfriend who, like me, travels a lot and likes to have versatile clothing for outdoor adventures at home and abroad. She walked straight to a rack against the wall, pulled out a skirt, and proclaimed: “I love this! I even got one for my sister.”…

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