Leah Guill

Leah specializes in women's outdoor sports as well as our new yoga and SUP focused sections. Her favorite travel accessory are the ones who can pack a punch, do double duty and make traveling with kids easier on everyone! She lives in Idaho with her husband and two sons.
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Backcountry.com Expands the Big-Horned Logo

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LifeSaver Jerrycan: Emergency Preparedness

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Takeya: Personalize Your Hydration in 2019

Beautiful, soft wool from Wuru Wool

Wūru Wool: Organic Comfort for all Seasons

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Freshen Your Closet for 2019 with Nau

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My Top Two Picks for Skiing: Nirvana Pro S and Backcountry Matilda Baselayer

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KAVU: Function and Irresistible Prints

Optio Sling Pack

Cannae Pro Gear Introduces the Optio Sling Pack

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Wazoo Gear: Our Top Two Picks for You

8K Flexwarm Jacket

8K Flexwarm Has Perfected Stylish Warmth

Headsweats Keeps You Cool and Covered

By Leah Guill / June 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

With the recent studies being published on the absorption rate of sunscreens, it is no wonder why we are searching for alternatives. Headsweats has always been a go-to brand for me. Their hats are incredibly comfortable and provide the relief from the sun that we crave. This season, Headsweats is introducing a new Ultra band.…

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Beach, Please with Costa Sunglasses

By Leah Guill / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love time on the water, toes dug deep in the sand and the warmth on your back? Summer days like these require great eye protection so you can keep playing and enjoying the day. Costa Sunglasses has developed a beach lifestyle line and we immediately jumped at the opportunity to test them out.…

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Kavu San Blas Overalls- Summer is Coming

By Leah Guill / May 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Overalls have been a staple in my life since I was little. My Grandfather could always be found in his Oshkosh denim overalls on his farm. I even wore a pair of overalls throughout Highschool. I was excited to get a call from KAVU and check out their San Blas Overalls, especially with the arrival…

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GSI Outdoors Has Done It Again! Add These Two to Your Camping Set.

By Leah Guill / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Welcome back fellow campers! We are excited to announce two new favorites from GSI Outdoors! We have been field testing the GSI Outdoors Gourmet Griddle and the ESCAPE 2L Collapsible Pot and are excited to share our findings and gear opinion with you. Gourmet Griddle Weighing in at only 2lbs, the Gourmet Griddle is your…

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The Shammy Towel that You Need Now

By Leah Guill / May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

When I say, “Shammy” you say, “towel!”. Shammy! — Towel! Summer is closing in on us quickly and that means we are off to more outdoor adventures lakeside, beachside and into the woods we go. Packing light for the majority of our trips is ideal as we have finally instituted the rule requiring everyone to…

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Feetures Socks Are For You and Me

By Leah Guill / May 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

A little known fact about our writers at Practical Travel Gear, we love socks. Small ones, tall ones and even short ones. This is why we were very excited to receive samples of the Feetures no-show and their compression socks. Have Socks, Will Travel Feetures has moved into the absolute no show sock realm with…

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UCO Gear: Our Top Two Picks for 2019

By Leah Guill / February 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

UCO Beta: Affordable Illumination UCO Gear is known for their amazingly lightweight and durable gear. One of our gear favorites is the Sweetfire Firestarter Pack. Another on our list of must haves is the UCO Beta Headlamp. The UCO Beta Headlamp is a 200 lumen variable brightness LED headlamp that fits into the size of…

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Corkcicle: Stylish Coolers and Tumblers for Everyone

By Leah Guill / February 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

PARTY PEOPLE! We are you at? Sports moms! Raise a hand! Corkcicle is here to help you enjoy your celebration or the long days at the sidelines with impeccable style. Getting all the necessary drinks and snacks to a game can be the ultimate hassle. Corkcicle has created a TPU-coated food-safe grade lined cooler bag…

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SWII Solar rPet Watch: It’s About Time for Sustainable Watches

By Leah Guill / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Born in 2016, One Eleven watches act and look as if they have been around since your great grandparents. With timeless beauty in the slim profile design, One Eleven turned to sustainability and giving back to the environments they play in. The rPet 42mm One Eleven watch isn’t as flashy as their previous models (see…

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One Eleven Watches: Time to Upgrade

By Leah Guill / February 4, 2019 / 1 Comment

Friends. I can’t even. I’ve found a girl’s best friend and it is definitely NOT diamonds. One Eleven has developed […]

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