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Baffin and Victoria. The Untangled Collection from Costa

Costa: Saving the Planet and Your Eyes

Lems Shoes: Primal 2 and Boulder Boot Review

Lems Shoes: Primal 2 and Boulder Boot Review

Vuori: Ripstop Climber Pant and Performance Jogger

Vuori: Ripstop Climber Pant and Performance Jogger

Pulse 3

Deuter Pulse 3: Here to Replace Your Cargo Pants

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Eagle Creek: Cargo Hauler Duffel 60L

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The Unisexy Sanuk Chiba Quest

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Thermacell Radius: Travel Friendly Repellant

Glacier Stainless Double Wall Wine Glass

GSI Outdoors: Travel Ready Favorites

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Klean Kanteen: A Company’s goal of Plastic Free Hydration

Brooklyn Bag waxed canvas option

Alchemy Goods: Brooklyn Backpack for the Urban Adventurer

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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Wazoo Gear: Our Top Two Picks for You

By Leah Guill / December 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

As you have seen on our Instagram feed, we first heard about Wazoo Survival Gear while listening to NPR’s How I Built This. I was so impressed with the ideas and application of necessities to everyday garments that I made my husband google them as soon as we came out of the canyon. Needless to…

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8K Flexwarm Has Perfected Stylish Warmth

By Leah Guill / December 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Do you know the secret to happiness? A warm wife. I’m sure there are other answers, but in my house, it is this girl’s warmth that can make or break any adventure! 8k Flexwarm has created a line of heated jackets and a vest that are both stylish, comfortable and the greatest thing to hit…

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Sabre Red: Handheld Personal Safety Devices

By Leah Guill / December 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

The world as we know it is not the world I grew up in. Sabre understands the changes in crime rates and has developed an amazing line of personal safety devices to fit every lifestyle. Made in the U.S.A, The Runner pepper gel spray is lightweight (22grams) and fits into the palm of your hand.…

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Mystery Ranch- The Scree Backpack

By Leah Guill / December 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mystery Ranch Scree By: Britney Smith (Guest Writer)             Mystery Ranch has built a profound equipment line to fit customers on a mission. They have constructed a variety of backpacks for men and women ranging from day trips goers, overnight adventurers, hunters and military and fire personnel. Their promise is to equip customers with backpacks…

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HelloFresh: A Healthy Dinner is only 30 minutes Away

By Leah Guill / November 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Change is hard in almost any situation. The one time where I found change to be the easiest, was on one simple website called: Hellofresh.com. As a busy mom, entrepreneur and wife there were often weeks where my family was eating too much pizza or breakfast for dinner. It took the kids complaining before we…

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