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Corkcicle: Stylish Coolers and Tumblers for Everyone

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One Eleven Watches: Time to Upgrade

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LifeSaver Jerrycan: Emergency Preparedness

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Takeya: Personalize Your Hydration in 2019

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Bolle 2020- Start the Year Out in Stylish and Safer Gear

By Leah Guill / February 8, 2020 /

Bolle has been a well-known brand throughout the snow sports arena for some time now, 130 years to be exact. Created by Seraphin Bolle in France, Bolle was one of the first companies to utilize a new type of Celluloid in the production of their products. It wasn’t until 1950 when Bolle added goggles to…

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KEEN and Astral shoes ready for trail and travel

By Amy / February 4, 2020 /

This winter and spring, I have several city destinations on my travel list, plus outdoor adventures that won’t involve snow. I need shoes that can go from the plane to the city streets and the hotel to the trails. Two picks for two different environments below! Astral Hemp Loyak: This casual yet active shoe has…

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Rocky Mountain Underground BRFCS35.50 Canvas Ski Bag

By Chris Guill / February 2, 2020 /

Over the last few years, I have become obsessed with having just the right bag for each of my activities. I have been using an ancient Solomon ski bag since the early 2000’s that is finally getting close to the end of its life. When RMU Outdoors reached out to us to try out their…

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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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