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Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow

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Pakems Packable Boots

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Squishy Oofos Shoes for Recovery or Just Comfy Walking

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Helium II Packable Jacket From Outdoor Research

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Icebreaker Challenge: Five Merino Wool Pieces for 10 Days

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Innergie PocketCell Travel Gadget Charger

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TravelLite Seat Cushion by Lifeform

Mini GO Styling Iron from FHI Heat | Practical Travel Gear

Mini GO Styling Iron from FHI Heat

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Serengeti Sunglasses with Polar PhD Lenses

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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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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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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Patagonia Regenerative Cotton Lightweight Tee

By Leah Guill / June 18, 2020 /

It’s time that you and I become part of a movement that provides comfortable clothing and takes back our planet. Patagonia is providing just that with their ever growing environmentally friendly practices and company ethos. New to their impressive lineup is the Regenerative Organic Cotton apparel line. THIS IS A TEST 800+ organic farmers have…

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

By Leah Guill / June 12, 2020 /

Who’s ready for a road trip? With plane travel not as appetizing as it was 6 months ago, families like ours are ready for adventures on the open road and with our favorite pooch as our copilot. Kurgo has a vast selection of gear to keep your car and your K9 safe while rocking out…

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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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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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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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