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Gravity-based water filter system round-up

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Pelican Dayventure backpack cooler: ready-made for outdoor adventure

My Grayl in the wild.

Grayl GEOPRESS purifier for backcountry and travel

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2019 Wigwam Socks

Kelty camp cooler

Kelty Folding Cooler and Bestie Blanket

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Arctic Zone coolers for summer travel

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Zenbivy Bed for all Your Camping Adventures

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Headsweats Keeps You Cool and Covered

Klymit Moon Dog Bed

Keep Your Pup Pal Comfy With Klymit Moon Dog Bed

GSI Pot

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

Gravity-based water filter system round-up

By Amy / August 27, 2019 /

We recently reviewed my go-to gravity-based water filter system, the Katadyn Gravity BeFree system. However, more brands have joined the game. Read on for reviews of two additional gravity-based systems, both of which have their pros and cons. LifeStraw Flex with gravity bag: Pair the confidence you already have in LifeStraw with the convenience of…

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Pelican Dayventure backpack cooler: ready-made for outdoor adventure

By Amy / August 20, 2019 /

This seems to be the summer of the soft-sided cooler…I’ve seen them everywhere. My favorite by far are the backpack designs, so that I can be hands-free to carry more gear to the lake, river, or campsite. I’ve found soft-sided coolers to be winning in the road trip department as well, as they’re easy to…

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Grayl GEOPRESS purifier for backcountry and travel

By Amy / August 13, 2019 /

My son recently traveled for three weeks through Indonesia. Then, I traveled across the Eastern Sierra in California. Vastly different places, but we had something in common: we both utilized the water treatment system that is the Grayl GEOPRESS Purifier. My Grayl in the wild. We both needed purified water during our trips; he didn’t…

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2019 Wigwam Socks

By Leah Guill / August 1, 2019 /

Let’s talk about socks! I have been searching for durable socks that could keep up with me and my many adventures. I was lucky enough to have two pairs of Wigwam socks show up just in time for my Belize, Costa Rica trip! This trip was going to be packed with fly fishing on sand…

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Kelty Folding Cooler and Bestie Blanket

By Amy / July 30, 2019 /

It’s summer lake, beach and pool season, plus road trip and festival time. Soon, tailgating will be added to the mix. We’ve been reviewing cooler options, including this offering from Kelty. Kelty Folding Cooler:  This camp cooler comes in a 25L or a 45L, and allows you to bypass the price tag of a hard…

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titan roto cooler

Arctic Zone coolers for summer travel

By Amy / July 16, 2019 /

We’re in the heart of the outdoor travel season here in North America, and in my household, our array of coolers are in full swing. This month, I tried out two offerings from Arctic Zone, the  Titan Roto cooler and the Titan backpack cooler. Here’s what I discovered, and how they compare to comparable coolers…

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Zenbivy Bed for all Your Camping Adventures

By Leah Guill / June 20, 2019 /

Camping with our family and making memories has always been a goal for us. But what happens when you are out in the wilderness, enjoying nature and not able to sleep. That combination makes for one angry momma bear. After reading about the Zenbivy 2-piece design, I was excited to trial the hybrid sleeping bag…

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Headsweats Keeps You Cool and Covered

By Leah Guill / June 16, 2019 /

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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Klymit Moon Dog Bed

Keep Your Pup Pal Comfy With Klymit Moon Dog Bed

By Jill / May 24, 2019 /

When you go camping, does your canine best friend take over your inflatable sleeping pad, leaving you on the hard ground? Dogs aren’t always the most thoughtful sleepers, often preferring the most comfortable spot for themselves. And even when your pup doesn’t steal your cushion, you want to make sure he’s as comfortable as possible.…

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

By Leah Guill / May 23, 2019 /

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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