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Helium II Packable Jacket From Outdoor Research | Practical Travel Gear 1

Helium II Packable Jacket From Outdoor Research

Icebreaker Challenge: Five Merino Wool Pieces for 10 Days | Practical Travel Gear 1

Icebreaker Challenge: Five Merino Wool Pieces for 10 Days

Innergie PocketCell Travel Gadget Charger | Practical Travel Gear 1

Innergie PocketCell Travel Gadget Charger

TravelLite Seat Cushion by Lifeform  | Practical Travel Gear

TravelLite Seat Cushion by Lifeform

Mini GO Styling Iron from FHI Heat | Practical Travel Gear

Mini GO Styling Iron from FHI Heat

Serengeti Sunglasses with Polar PhD Lenses | Practical Travel Gear 1

Serengeti Sunglasses with Polar PhD Lenses

Kuju Pour Over Coffee- For all your Travels

By Leah Guill / September 24, 2020 /

Kuju coffee is pour over coffee that is made for all travels- small and large. We took Kuju pour over coffee with us on a week long trip to Zion National Park during a road trip with our kids- so you know we needed warm coffee in our cups to survive the day! Kuju Flavor…

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Muir Energy is the Real Food You Need for the Trail

By Leah Guill / September 14, 2020 /

Muir Energy was a welcomed source of nutrition and energy for our family on our recent trip to Zion National Park for a week. We took with a custom Energy Pack created for us by Muir Energy themselves! Fast Burning Energy Perfect for your short adventures, the Fast Burning Muir Energy gels are created from…

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Chirp Loud with Birdie Personal Alarm

By Leah Guill / September 2, 2020 /

Here at Practical Travel Gear we support healthy, fun and most importantly safe travels. With all the planning for food, accommodations, activities and transportation, personal safety shouldn’t be something you have to plan ahead for. Birdie is a small, slim designed personal safety alarm that can attach to any bag, belt loop, key chain, dog…

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Zenbivy MotoBed is a Must Have for Camping

By Leah Guill / August 19, 2020 /

Zenbivy has upped the car camping game with their new Zenbivy MotoBed. An all in one bedroll, the Zenbivy comes in its own carry bag and consists of a sheet with integrated mattress, a versatile rectangular quilt, and an ultra soft pongee pillow case for regular sized pillows. Comforts Of Home While Camping The Zenbivy…

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Our Weekend With WanderVans

By Leah Guill / August 17, 2020 /

Full disclosure, when my kids were attending Montessori School for Kindergarten, I drooled over this gray sprinter van that was in the parking lot almost any morning I was able to drop the kids off. Now that the littlest is going in to 2nd grade, we have finally experienced the WanderVans for ourselves! Why the…

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2020 Back To School Ideas for all Ages

By Leah Guill / August 12, 2020 /

Well, congrats you to you and yours. We have made it to August and whatever school may look like for your family, we have some great ideas to keep the Back-To-School excitement going! Let’s break down our top 10 must haves for this school season. In no particular order- we love them ALL! 1. Hydaway…

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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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