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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Royal Robbins Wows with Hempline

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Rackle Shoes Introduces the 6 ounce Alex

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Two New Go-Tos: PackTowl and Platypus Duolock Soft Bottle

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Oboz Men’s Sawtooth II Boots

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Icebreaker Drayden Tank for WFH Days

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Breeo Outpost Grilling

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Patagonia Regenerative Cotton Lightweight Tee

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This One’s for the Dogs! Kurgo Loft Bench Seat Cover

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Father Deserves the Best this Year- Our Top 10 Picks for Father’s Day

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Patagonia: Women’s Tamangito Pack 20L

Mountain Hardwear’s Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite® Plus Jacket

By Leah Guill / May 20, 2020 /

As April showers bring May flowers and May finds us still close to home, we have been enjoying the opportunities to be outside more than ever. Between biking, hiking, walks to the river and paddle boarding, the one jacket I have brought with me over the last 3 weeks is the Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite®…

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Thousand Bike Helmets are Here for you and Mother Earth

By Leah Guill / May 6, 2020 /

I just ended a huge two day media Zoom call about the new and exciting products coming to you in 2020 and I couldn’t be more excited for the new gear and color ways. With all the aesthetically pleasing gear these companies have been working on, I was incredibly moved by how many of them…

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Cotopaxi Gives Us all the Feels in the Retro Bandera Crew

By Leah Guill / April 30, 2020 /

Are you ready to learn about your new favorite sweatshirt? Good. I’m glad you’re here because Cotopaxi has nailed the fashionable comfort factor with the Bandera Crew. If you’re new to the Cotopaxi line of clothing, you’ll notice the clothes are constructed with the same bright, happy and playful colors you can find in their…

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Re:store Tote: Solo New York Gives Plastics an Urban Makeover

By Leah Guill / April 24, 2020 /

Solo New York has created a line of beautiful bags that are good for the environment and easy on the wallet. Re:store bags are made from recycled plastic bottles and the whole line comes in a unisexy gray that will please even the pickiest of shoppers in your house. We are testing out the Re:store…

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Look to Gearo for Quality Gear on Your Next Adventure

By Leah Guill / April 22, 2020 /

While we are working from home during the COVID stay at home order, we are planning out our family’s “Travel Bucketlist”. As you might assume, there’s a long list of trips outside and in nature. We want to try new things and don’t want to buy the gear unless we really fall in love with…

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Patagonia Provisions Supports Farmers and Fills Your Pantry

By Leah Guill / April 15, 2020 /

We are in it. It is here and we are working together to make it out of the COVID 2020 international pandemic. How are you? Are you working from home? Homeschooling over Google calls? Making Zoom Happy Hour dates? It has been a change for us all at Practical Travel Gear. I feel you and…

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Our Top Three Picks from Toad&Co for 2020

By Leah Guill / March 27, 2020 /

Oh boy did I have plans for these Toad&Co clothes! We were going to hike to water falls together, eat ice cream during a sunset and feed giraffes at lunch. However, like you, I am in my house, complying with the CDC recommendations for social distancing. Sunkissed Maxi Dress Wrap yourself up in the Sunkissed…

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Bolle 2020- Start the Year Out in Stylish and Safer Gear

By Leah Guill / February 8, 2020 /

Bolle has been a well-known brand throughout the snow sports arena for some time now, 130 years to be exact. Created by Seraphin Bolle in France, Bolle was one of the first companies to utilize a new type of Celluloid in the production of their products. It wasn’t until 1950 when Bolle added goggles to…

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Serengeti Eyewear- Mara Frames and Driver’s Lens

By Leah Guill / February 5, 2020 /

Ring in 2020 with a pair of Mara frames from Serengeti Eyewear. With technology that dates back to 1877, Serengeti Eyewear, more specifically the Photochromic and Spectral Control lens, has risen to be the most advanced eyewear on the market. For the year 2020, Practical Travel Gear is looking forward to the new year with…

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Keep Yourself Visible with Proviz Nightrider Cycling Rucksack

By Leah Guill / December 1, 2019 /

Proviz has always created highly visible products for cyclists and the Nightrider Cycling Rucksack is a great large capacity backpack. We live in a very active community and with two small children you can usually find us out and about. One of our favorite modes of transportation is our bikes. For our family, being visible…

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