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Tarpestry tarp for oudoor use.

Tarpestry tarps for your next camping or road trip

Light My Fire Firelighting Kit

Get Your Campfire Started with Light My Fire Firelighting Kit Bio

Ignik gas growler

Ignik gas growler to live your best #vanlife!

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Oboz Men’s Sawtooth II Boots

Kelty Late Start

Kelty Late Start 2 tent for local getaways

GSI Outdoors stainless steel

GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Steel Base Camper cookset

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Breeo Outpost Grilling

Granite Gear Toughsack

Granite Gear Toughsacks for multiple use

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

#vanlife camping with Thule

Cargo box solution for #vanlife camping

Tarpestry tarps for your next camping or road trip

By Amy / August 4, 2020 /

Tarp + tapestry = Tarpestry! This creative company is making multi-use tarps that are pretty enough to be displayed. Perfect for camping trips, #vanlife, road tripping, and at-home use, these beautiful tarps are rugged and serve multiple purposes. I’ve used mine as a water-resistant picnic blanket, as a tablecloth at the campground, as a sunshade,…

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Light My Fire Firelighting Kit

Get Your Campfire Started with Light My Fire Firelighting Kit Bio

By Jill / July 31, 2020 /

Maybe you were in a scouting program as a kid, or perhaps you’ve watched every single wilderness survival reality TV show—and yet, you still rely on matches when you go camping. While matches speed the process of getting your campfire going, they’re not always reliable. They might get soggy. You might lose them. And then,…

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Ignik gas growler to live your best #vanlife!

By Amy / July 28, 2020 /

Road tripping, camping, and camper van life are all having quite the moment right now. Those of us who love the outdoors and exploration are turning to self-sustained travel options in which we have the ability to make our own meals and sleep in our own beds, whether those beds are sleeping bags or RV…

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Oboz Men’s Sawtooth II Boots

By Leah Guill / July 27, 2020 /

My new Oboz Sawtooth II boots came in the mail the night before my first backpacking trip in four years. I sat there staring at the new lightweight wonder boots and my old school leather indestructibly and heavy clodhoppers. Well, this was the last time I was going to do much with my daughter before…

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Kelty Late Start 2 tent for local getaways

By Amy / July 7, 2020 /

Most of us are exploring locally this summer, which can mean late starts on the trail or to the campground if you’re breaking away after work. Whether you’re escaping the daily grind by working remotely at your local campground or enjoying a quick weekend backpacking trip, the Kelty Late Start 2 tent helps you get…

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GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Steel Base Camper cookset

By Amy / June 30, 2020 /

We review a lot of GSI Outdoor gear here, and for good reason. This outdoor camping gear brand finds that sweet spot of high value and high quality, and as a result, nearly my entire camp kitchen now consists of GSI. Recently, I realized that the GSI Outdoors Selkirk camp stove, which I reviewed last…

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Breeo Outpost Grilling

By Leah Guill / June 24, 2020 /

Grilling season is upon us! Whether you are able to travel out of the backyard or are able to venture out, the Breeo Outpost is a gem of a grilling partner. Due to the unusually wet weather we are experiencing this year in Idaho, we haven’t had a real opportunity to adventure out and build…

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Granite Gear Toughsacks for multiple use

By Amy / June 23, 2020 /

Can you have too many stuff sacks? Nope! Whether I’m camping, backpacking, skiing, or traveling, having extra gear bags is as essential as a multi-tool or zip-locks. I love that Granite Gear has multiple options in their Toughsack line, allowing me to have a variety of sizes at the ready for every purpose. The Toughsack…

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

By Leah Guill / June 5, 2020 /

Can you believe we have made it to JUNE 2020? Honestly, I didn’t know if we were ever going to get through the 9 months in March, but here we are! Practical Travel Gear has rounded up 10 of our favorites for the Dad in your life and some gear to make the rest of…

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Cargo box solution for #vanlife camping

By Amy / May 26, 2020 /

Most reputable sources predict that this summer, most Americans will opt to travel by car instead of air, with a big uptick in road trip travel once it’s safe to do so. To kick off the start of the summer travel season, with hopes that travel will soon be part of our plans again, I…

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