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LOWA Lynnox GTX Lo for all My Ladies

By Leah Guill / July 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Hitting the market and the trails this year is a new addition from LOWA. They are introducing the new women’s specific Lynnox GTX Lo and it is sure to become your favorite trail shoe. The Lynnox GTX Lo is built on a new chassis and is constructed with a lower ramp angle for a more responsive…

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SABRE Red Safe Escape 3-in-1 Automotive Tool

By Leah Guill / June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

There’s no easy way to say it, the world is a big place and it’s only getting bigger. With the amount that I travel to explore new trails and places, I find myself looking for personal protection more and more. The majority of the time I am on my own. It is because of this…

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Zenbivy Bed for all Your Camping Adventures

By Leah Guill / June 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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Beach, Please with Costa Sunglasses

By Leah Guill / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love time on the water, toes dug deep in the sand and the warmth on your back? Summer days like these require great eye protection so you can keep playing and enjoying the day. Costa Sunglasses has developed a beach lifestyle line and we immediately jumped at the opportunity to test them out.…

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Kavu San Blas Overalls- Summer is Coming

By Leah Guill / May 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Overalls have been a staple in my life since I was little. My Grandfather could always be found in his Oshkosh denim overalls on his farm. I even wore a pair of overalls throughout Highschool. I was excited to get a call from KAVU and check out their San Blas Overalls, especially with the arrival…

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

By Leah Guill / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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The Shammy Towel that You Need Now

By Leah Guill / May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

When I say, “Shammy” you say, “towel!”. Shammy! — Towel! Summer is closing in on us quickly and that means we are off to more outdoor adventures lakeside, beachside and into the woods we go. Packing light for the majority of our trips is ideal as we have finally instituted the rule requiring everyone to…

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Feetures Socks Are For You and Me

By Leah Guill / May 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

A little known fact about our writers at Practical Travel Gear, we love socks. Small ones, tall ones and even short ones. This is why we were very excited to receive samples of the Feetures no-show and their compression socks. Have Socks, Will Travel Feetures has moved into the absolute no show sock realm with…

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KAVU: Function and Irresistible Prints

By Leah Guill / January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Kavu is a brand that will certainly bring a smile to your face. All their gear is well made and durable but it is their design team that makes KAVU the brand it is today. Plush Clutch For a quick $20 you can travel in style with the Plush Clutch. The Plush Clutch is the…

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Cannae Pro Gear Introduces the Optio Sling Pack

By Leah Guill / December 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Optio Sling Pack from Cannae is a lightweight carry all for the daily commuter, the gray citizen and the adventurer. From the outside working our way in, the Optio Sling Pack has two zippered pockets on the front. These pockets allow for quick storage of cell phones, sunglasses, snacks, and keys.  I like that…

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