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Lowa Wendelstein Warm GTX Review

ROC Wireless Charger

ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger: Ready for Adventure

Costa Panga

Costa and Julbo sunglasses for active travel

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Designed for Good: The Toad&Co Flextime Moto Crop and Windmere ll Dress

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Relax with Winged- CBD Formulated for Women

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Make Mother Earth Proud with the Patagonia Black Hole Wheeled Duffle 70L

Quadro Pro Hardcase 22"

Gregory Quadro Pro Hardcase 22”

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2019 Golite for Women: Relite Jogger and ReActive Bikini

ReBound Jogger

2019 GoLite Mens ReBound Jogger and ReActive Boxer Briefs

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SABRE Red Safe Escape 3-in-1 Automotive Tool

Lowa Wendelstein Warm GTX Review

By Chris Guill / December 2, 2019 /

Based on LOWA’s classic mountain trecking book the Lowa Wendelstein Warm GTX is updated for everyday use.  They have the fantastic VIBRAM outsole and GORE-TEX panda lining for warmth.   The upper is made from leather for toughness and flexibility.  The soles have an aggressive 4mm lug that gives it decent hiking performance and the VIBRAM…

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ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger: Ready for Adventure

By Leah Guill / November 29, 2019 /

Annnnd in this corner of the World, weighing in at just under a pound, is the ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger! Not only is this charger waterproof, it is also solar and wireless. It is the size of a smartphone in a rugged case. Let’s get into the details about the ROC Waterproof 10,000mAh Charger. As…

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Costa and Julbo sunglasses for active travel

By Amy / November 26, 2019 /

Are you headed somewhere sunny for the winter holidays? Or maybe you’re skiing and snowshoeing, and need eye protection that can move with you. Either way, I’ve recently tested three sunglass options for the active, outdoorsy traveler. Costa Vela: With 100% UV protection polarized lenses, Hydrolite® nose pads and adjustable temple tips, the Vela is…

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Designed for Good: The Toad&Co Flextime Moto Crop and Windmere ll Dress

By Leah Guill / November 13, 2019 /

Practical Travel Gear has been field testing Toad&Co clothing for years now. Toad&Co has proven itself not only as a quality clothing company but as a friend to our Mother Earth. The Flextime Moto Crops and Windmere II dress are the perfect earth friendly additions to your closet this year. Flextime Moto Crops If you…

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Relax with Winged- CBD Formulated for Women

By Leah Guill / October 25, 2019 /

Winged- CBD Formulated for Women Founded in 2017 by Jessica Mulligan, Winged CBD was developed and formulated to help other women find their inner peace and and enjoy the day again. With all that life throws at us, it is no wonder why anxiety and depression diagnoses are on the rise. Barnes and Noble, the…

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Make Mother Earth Proud with the Patagonia Black Hole Wheeled Duffle 70L

By Leah Guill / September 30, 2019 /

Weighing in at just under 8 pounds, the Black Hole Wheeled Duffle from Patagonia is an impressive bag. We loaded a long weekend of clothes for a family of four into the Black Hole Duffle and headed to warmer weather. The internal body is simply designed with two compression tie downs and two zippered mesh…

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Gregory Quadro Pro Hardcase 22”

By Leah Guill / September 22, 2019 /

New to the Gregory line is the Quadro Pro Hardcase with four, count them F-O-U-R wheels for a smooth ride. I am testing out the 22” Hardcase carry on for this review. The Quadro Pro Hardcase also comes in a 30” version for additional storage. The Outside Available in an anthracite black or steel grey,…

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2019 Golite for Women: Relite Jogger and ReActive Bikini

By Leah Guill / August 8, 2019 /

Golite is back and better than ever with their travel and active friendly line. Golite was gracious enough to send along a sample of their Relite Joggers and ReActive Bikini underwear for women. I have a bonus section covering their ReGreen Windshell you should stick around for too. Golite Reactive Bikini Let us begin with…

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2019 GoLite Mens ReBound Jogger and ReActive Boxer Briefs

By Chris Guill / August 7, 2019 /

GoLite is one of my favorite men’s activewear brands and I love when they send me their latest products to test.  This year they were kind enough to send me the ReBound Jogger and ReActive Boxers.  I love how GoLite products look and fit but it’s their amazing commitment to environmentally friendly low energy production…

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SABRE Red Safe Escape 3-in-1 Automotive Tool

By Leah Guill / June 26, 2019 /

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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