Kelty Upslope Trekking Poles – A Quick Review

If you haven’t shopped for trekking poles in a while, you may not have noticed, but they’re getting expensive! What was once basically a glorified pair of walking sticks has turned into engineering marvels of carbon. For several years, I’ve stuck solidly with Kelty, one of my favorite outdoor gear brands that tends to keep things affordable while still cranking out quality equipment.

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Hit The Streets In OluKai Pehuea Leather Shoes – A Quick Review

I’m always looking for the most comfortable and versatile travel shoes. You know the ones: You can wear them on the street and in the restaurant, they’re easy and quick to take off and on (for those TSA checks and on the plane), you can wear them all day without feeling like you wore them all day, and they look good.

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SWIMS Loafer Shoes – A Quick Review

Even though summer is coming to a close, it doesn’t mean that travel to beach or pool destinations will slow down completely. That’s why I was excited to check out the newest shoe design from SWIMS, which is known for its stylish shoes meant for pool, beach, or outdoor activity. The SWIMS loafer shoes can get wet and be easily washed, but they also show fashionable, preppy design that makes them perfect for regular wear.

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Cotopaxi Fuego LT Down Jacket – A Quick Review

I have a serious love for Cotopaxi gear. This grand is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, one of the epicenters for outdoor recreation and exploration, in my opinion. Their apparel and gear is always extremely well made, fun, and colorful. The most recent item I checked out from Cotopaxi is their Fuego LT down jacket.

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Stylish Coverage With Arc’teryx Women’s A2B Hardshell Blazer – A Quick Review

Whether you’re at home or traveling, riding a bike in the rain and wind isn’t necessarily the top of ideal excursions. Weather happens, and if you’re active, you’re out in it regardless. But why not have gear for the elements no matter where you are? One of the best overall pieces that mixes urban styling and advanced performance is the Arc’teryx Women’s A2B Hardshell Blazer….

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TravelWise 3 Piece Packing Cube Set – A Quick Review

We’ve talked plenty about packing cubes here at Practical Travel Gear, for good reason. Personally, I am a believer: I always use them when I travel, and 99% of the time, I travel carry on-only. I use packing cubes to fit everything in my bag, but I also use them to stay organized on the road and even when I camp or road trip, storing…

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