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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Cotopaxi Gives Us all the Feels in the Retro Bandera Crew

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Look to Gearo for Quality Gear on Your Next Adventure

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Patagonia Provisions Supports Farmers and Fills Your Pantry

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ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger: Ready for Adventure

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LOWA Barina II GTX for Women

Kuju Pour Over Coffee- For all your Travels

By Leah Guill / September 24, 2020 /

Kuju coffee is pour over coffee that is made for all travels- small and large. We took Kuju pour over coffee with us on a week long trip to Zion National Park during a road trip with our kids- so you know we needed warm coffee in our cups to survive the day! Kuju Flavor…

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Time to Upgrade- A Father and Daughter Backpacking Trip Gear Review

By Leah Guill / September 17, 2020 /

Carey’s Summer Backpacking 2020 How does today’s quality backpacking gear compare to what was available just a decade ago? Having taken a bit of a hiatus from the outdoors, I have a garage full of what should be solid equipment to put to the test against all the goodies you can buy today. We spent…

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Muir Energy is the Real Food You Need for the Trail

By Leah Guill / September 14, 2020 /

Muir Energy was a welcomed source of nutrition and energy for our family on our recent trip to Zion National Park for a week. We took with a custom Energy Pack created for us by Muir Energy themselves! Fast Burning Energy Perfect for your short adventures, the Fast Burning Muir Energy gels are created from…

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Chirp Loud with Birdie Personal Alarm

By Leah Guill / September 2, 2020 /

Here at Practical Travel Gear we support healthy, fun and most importantly safe travels. With all the planning for food, accommodations, activities and transportation, personal safety shouldn’t be something you have to plan ahead for. Birdie is a small, slim designed personal safety alarm that can attach to any bag, belt loop, key chain, dog…

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Tarpestry Playfully Fills Your Space With Art

By Leah Guill / August 26, 2020 /

Tarpestry is a new brand that combines fun, colorful prints with rugged fabric to create the ultimate in outdoor mats. Available in Classic, Rugged, Epic and even a dog duvet cover, Tarpestry has made their entrance in the outdoor gear scene and it is beautiful! We have a rugged Tarpestry in the Leopard print. As…

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Zenbivy MotoBed is a Must Have for Camping

By Leah Guill / August 19, 2020 /

Zenbivy has upped the car camping game with their new Zenbivy MotoBed. An all in one bedroll, the Zenbivy comes in its own carry bag and consists of a sheet with integrated mattress, a versatile rectangular quilt, and an ultra soft pongee pillow case for regular sized pillows. Comforts Of Home While Camping The Zenbivy…

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Our Weekend With WanderVans

By Leah Guill / August 17, 2020 /

Full disclosure, when my kids were attending Montessori School for Kindergarten, I drooled over this gray sprinter van that was in the parking lot almost any morning I was able to drop the kids off. Now that the littlest is going in to 2nd grade, we have finally experienced the WanderVans for ourselves! Why the…

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2020 Back To School Ideas for all Ages

By Leah Guill / August 12, 2020 /

Well, congrats you to you and yours. We have made it to August and whatever school may look like for your family, we have some great ideas to keep the Back-To-School excitement going! Let’s break down our top 10 must haves for this school season. In no particular order- we love them ALL! 1. Hydaway…

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Royal Robbins Wows with Hempline

By Leah Guill / August 5, 2020 /

Royal Robbins continues to be a favorite clothing line not only in our own home but for our readers. New to our closest and hopefully on your “to buy” list, is the Women’s Hempline Pant and the Men’s Hempline Short Sleeve. These are 2 of 4 of the Hempline for Royal Robbins and we hope…

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Rackle Shoes Introduces the 6 ounce Alex

By Leah Guill / August 1, 2020 /

During this time of lockdown and staged openings of our states, many of us are turning to the outdoors more than ever for a much needed break. Rackle Shoes has designed a natural, hemp upper shoe for your everyday adventures. Named the Alex, the Rackle shoe comes in three beautiful colors, Blue Nights, Redwood, and…

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