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Gregory Rhune 22 Pack

Pack Your Gear Responsibly in Gregory Rhune 22 Pack

By Jill | September 30, 2022

There are backpacks that you use only in certain circumstances or for specific sports, and there are backpacks you use every day. The Gregory Rhune 22 pack is designed for active users in everyday circumstances. Even better, it’s made from recycled materials.   All fabrics in the pack are made from GRS-certified recycled polyester materials,…

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Snow Peak Tobachi 2

Pack Your Meals in Snow Peak Tobachi 2

By Jill | September 23, 2022

It’s a never-ending challenge to avoid single-use, disposable food packaging when camping or generally enjoying yourself in the outdoors. When you’re grabbing food from stores on the go, much of it already comes in packaging, so you either have to be diligent about shopping in places where you can use your own containers, or disposing…

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Sanuk Cosmic Calypso Sandals

Sanuk Cosmic Calypso Sandals Bring Comfortable Style to Your Feet

By Jill | September 16, 2022

Flip-flops and slippas aren’t for everyone. To some of us, the sandals are a staple of our wardrobe—whether we choose the casual models for every-day wear or the leather versions for “dress up.” To others, they can cause challenges with foot comfort, especially with excessive toe-gripping.   But that doesn’t mean you have to walk…

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Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Snap Jacket

With Mountain Hardwear’s Ghost Whisperer Snap Jacket, Warmth Doesn’t Have to Be Heavy

By Jill | September 9, 2022

Zippers are awesome. But sometimes zippers are a pain when you don’t have two hands free to tend to them, like when you’re climbing or sipping a beverage. That’s when snaps are better.   The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Snap Jacket offers an alternative to the beloved Ghost Whisperer Jacket by replacing the zipper with…

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Swiftwick Vision Six Impression National Park Socks

Wear Your Favorite Park with Swiftwick Vision Six Impression National Park Socks

By Jill | September 2, 2022

National parks have been called “America’s best idea,” and every year, the most well-known of U.S. National Parks see record visitation numbers. While it’s indeed true that we should care for our parks and consider lesser-visited sites as a way to spread our love around, keeping those parks on our minds is often what gets…

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Patagonia Dirt Roamer Bike Shorts

Upgrade Your Mountain Biking Gear with Patagonia Dirt Roamer Series

By Jill | August 26, 2022

Gravity geeks enjoy dirt trails—from wide-open flow to hardcore single-track. And while one might imagine that any clothing item that can get dirty will do, performance pieces are ideal for wicking sweat, keeping chafing at bay, and staying comfortable. The Patagonia Dirt Roamer Series includes items that any MTB enthusiast can love, whether you dedicate…

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Vim Vigr Compression Socks

Vim & Vigr Compression Legwear Is Like a Hug Around Your Legs

By Jill | August 19, 2022

The days are long past when we thought compression legwear was for athletes or health concerns like lymphedema, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), or pre- and post-surgical applications. And compression socks have grown up, too, with a variety of support levels, from everyday wear to medical grade. There are also a wide variety of colors, designs,…

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Juniper Ridge Botanical Tea

Taste Nature with Juniper Ridge Botanical Teas

By Jill | August 12, 2022

It’s true that the terroir of a place—the environmental conditions, especially soil and climate—influences grapes grown for winemaking, as well as any food or drink ingredient. The taste of a place is often what helps us understand that destination more deeply, beyond the top things to do or buy, when we visit. It’s also often…

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Thousand Traveler Magnetic Bike Lights

Light Your Way with Thousand Traveler Magnetic Bike Lights

By Jill | August 5, 2022

One of the things I always pack on a trip is a bike light. Even if I’m not traveling for a specific cycling trip, I may end up renting a bike, and lights aren’t often included. Sure, I could bike around in the early morning and late evening without a light, but why tempt fate…

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Jungmaven Sun Short

Summertime Comfort with Jungmaven Sun Short

By Jill | July 29, 2022

Summer casual clothing feel wonderful when you’re outdoors in the sun, but continuing that carefree feeling through the year is easy—whether you move it indoors in the colder months, or you’re traveling somewhere warm. Growing up, I had a regular habit of practically living in shorts and adapting to the changing weather by pairing them…

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