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8 Wonderful Things You Should Know About Gore-Tex

8 Wonderful Things You Should Know About Gore-Tex

5 Things I Always Pack - JohnnyJet | Practical Travel Gear 1

5 Things I Always Pack – JohnnyJet

Kuru Footwear Kruzr Shoes for Women | Practical Travel Gear 1

Kuru Footwear Kruzr Shoes for Women

Lucy Activewear: Comfortable, Stylish Travel Clothes for Women

Lucy Activewear: Comfortable, Stylish Travel Clothes for Women

Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants

By Chris Guill / October 20, 2020 /

While this year has been a bit of a disappointment with the ski resorts shutting down early due to the Corona Virus I was able to get a day in with the new Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants.  I picked these out to test as I have struggled for years finding a pair of Ski…

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Toad & Co Forester Pass Raglan Jacket for fall fashion

By Amy / October 20, 2020 /

Here in Southern Oregon, the wildfires have subsided, we’re getting a bit of rain, and we’re finally digging out those fall layers and light jackets. Enter the Toad&Co Forester Pass Raglan Jacket, which is the perfect weight and look for early fall in the Pacific Northwest. Hopefully, wherever you are, you’re feeling some autumn goodness,…

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Mammut Ducan Mid GTX

Lightweight Hiking Comfort with Mammut Ducan Mid GTX Hiking Boot

By Jill / October 16, 2020 /

Whether you’re heading out on a hiking vacation, or just want a pair of boots that you can trust to be solid in performance and yet light on weight, versatility is a huge factor. Why pack many shoes when you can have just one pair that’s both reliable on the trail and on the sidewalk?…

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Sierra Designs Men’s Sierra Jacket

By Amy / October 13, 2020 /

The weather is starting to turn here in Oregon, and since most of us want to extend the outdoor season so we can safely recreate, exercise, and travel, we need to apparel to make that happen! Enter the Sierra Designs Sierra Jacket, featuring 800 fill dri-down with a 30D shadow rip polyester shell and nylon…

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The Unstoppable Lily Trotters Compression Socks

By Leah Guill / October 8, 2020 /

While 2020 seems to have stopped so many of us in our tracks, changed and cancelled plans, I have been able to find freedom and comfort in my Lily Trotter Signature Compression Socks. Yes, you read that right. Lily Trotter socks have put the pep back in my step and have made the long days…

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Western Rise

Western Rise Active Collection – Men’s Activewear Elevated

By Chris Guill / October 8, 2020 /

With our kids finally big enough to handle some real adventure we decided to take on Zion National park this fall. Anyone that’s been to this amazing part of southern Utah knows that with the unreal sensory comes some of the hottest temperatures in the nation. I needed activewear that could handle 5 days of…

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Patagonia Nano Puff for fall adventures

By Amy / October 6, 2020 /

The Patagonia Nano Puff is a down jacket classic by this point, and here’s why it needs to be a staple in your outdoor adventure and travel wardrobe: Available as a jacket, hoody, or vest, the newest version of Patagonia’s tried-and-true down coat is made of 100 percent post-consumer recycled polyester. It utilizes P.U.R.E.™ (Produced…

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Serengeti Presents the Lela Frame

By Leah Guill / September 30, 2020 /

Serengeti sunglasses is stepping up their game with new frame additions to their already beautiful lines. The Lela frame from Serengeti seamlessly combines a retro frame with the lens technology we count on from Serengeti. Channeling my inner Audrey Hepburn, I gave the Serengeti Lela a real road test on our drive from Idaho to…

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Xero Alpine

Xero Alpine boot for winter minimalism

By Amy / September 29, 2020 /

We’ve reviewed a number of Xero shoes here on Practical Travel Gear: for those who love a ‘barefoot’ feel, Xero shows are no-fuss, low-weight, and easy to pack for outdoor adventure and city travel alike. Today, I’m back with the new Alpine (I reviewed the men’s version with my teenage son). For those of you…

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Danner Mountain 600 Hiking Boots

Warmth and Stability on the Trail with Danner Mountain 600 Insulated Boots

By Jill / September 25, 2020 /

I’ve loved many of my hiking boots over the years for their looks, performance, and versatility. But my Danner Mountain 600 boots are hands-down my favorite. They’ve taken me through different terrain, weather conditions, and countries around the world, and I’ll wear them until they die. The addition of Danner Mountain 600 Insulated Boots means…

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