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Boundary Creates Hemp Packing Cubes

By Leah Guill | December 10, 2020

Boundary has a beautiful line of travel gear ranging from backpacks, to carry cases for your laptops and now a hemp line of packing cubes that will let your clothes and gear breathe while you to stay organized. Boundary’s Hemp Cubes are created from Hempwick- a Bluesign Approved fabric that uses hemp’s natural moisture wicking…

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Ignik Biodegradable Device Warmers

By Leah Guill | December 3, 2020

Winter is coming and if it hasn’t already shown its cold and windy face at your door, there is still time to get prepared. A majority of device batteries can only work sufficiently in temperatures higher than 32 degrees Farenheit so Ignik’s new biodegradable phone and device warmers should be on your short list of…

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Bollé Trackdown MIPS Mountain Bike Helmet

By Chris Guill | December 1, 2020

This year my amazing wife let me buy a new fat tire e-bike for some winter mountain biking. With the snow starting to fly I am dying to get out riding but my 8-year-old mountain bike helmet just isn’t cutting it.  I have been looking for a new helmet that works in the summer but…

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Ombraz Armless Sunglasses for all Your Travel Needs

By Chris Guill | November 30, 2020

SNAP!  That was the sound of the sidearms of Ombraz CoFounder Jensen’s sunglasses breaking off in the middle of a camel safari.  With long desert days ahead Jensen channeled his inner Macgymver and used some twine around the back of his head to fix his sunglasses.   Not only did the creative fix work, but they…

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20 Picks by Practical Travel Gear for the 2020 Holidays

By Leah Guill | November 27, 2020

2020 is coming close to a close and we are ready for some skiing, fireworks and kissing this year goodbye at the strike of midnight. But first, we need to rock this holiday season. For the Secret Santa, Family, Boss and house warming gifts, we have 20 options to make gift giving easier. For Under…

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Zenbivy Dry Sack and Compression Cap

By Leah Guill | November 23, 2020

Zenbivy has added to its arsenal of great products with the Zenbivy Dry Sack and Compression Caps. Both made from the same quality materials and construction we have come to expect from Zenbivy, we are excited to push them to their limits for this review. Dry Sack Zenbivy Dry Sacks come in three sizes and…

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Sierra Design Adventure Out Double Hammock

By Leah Guill | November 2, 2020

Sierra Designs is Practical Travel Gear’s go-to for quality products at a family friendly price. The new Adventure Out Double Hammock is the perfect addition to any COVID sanctuary or to throw in your car or backpack for day adventures. We took ours on a trip to Sayulita, Mexico. The Sierra Designs Adventure Out Double…

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Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants

By Chris Guill | October 20, 2020

While this year has been a bit of a disappointment with the ski resorts shutting down early due to the Corona Virus I was able to get a day in with the new Decathalon Freeride 3-in-1 Ski Pants.  I picked these out to test as I have struggled for years finding a pair of Ski…

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Craving a Maven from Gregory Backpacks

By Leah Guill | October 12, 2020

Dearest Quarantine, we are over you and ready to responsibly take our children to a land where nature is our screen. Zion has been on our bucket list for a while and now it’s time to see it. For this backpacking trip, the Maven from Gregory Backpacks will be my go-to pack. This will be…

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All Hazards Prime 29L Backpack from 5.11 Tactical

By Leah Guill | October 7, 2020

I have used the 5.11 All Hazards Prime 29L Backpack on a daily basis, for about 3 months. The short of it is, this pack is bullet proof! I use this pack for everything. I use it as my daily go bag for work, over night trips, tactical training, hikes and general rucking. As an…

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