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ROXs 2s

ROXs 2s Provides Entertainment for Kids and Parents Alike

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Headsweats: The Boonie Hat

Run Gum

Power up with Run Gum

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Deuter Speed Lite 24L and Fox 40L Backpack

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GSI Outdoors Camping Essentials: Our Top Three Picks

GSI Microlite 1000 Twist

GSI Outdoors Microlite Bottles are New and For You!

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Chaco Footwear is A Year Round Option for the Whole Family

Ledlenser MH6 Headlamp

LEDLENSER MH6 HEADLAMP: A Three Day Biking Trip In Idaho

Bollé ski helmet and goggles

Bollé Ski Helmet And Goggles For Women

Defunkify

Defunkify: Take The Time To Freshen Your Gear Up – A Quick Review

Sunski is Polarized Eye Protection at a Great Price

By Leah Guill / June 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Summer has finally arrived and we couldn’t be more excited to play. However, with the changing of the seasons and temperature, it means your gear needs to as well. A favorite piece to change up are my sunglasses. Sunski is hitting the market with quality, polarized lenses and a price tag that allows you to…

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Headsweats Keeps You Cool and Covered

By Leah Guill / June 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

With the recent studies being published on the absorption rate of sunscreens, it is no wonder why we are searching for alternatives. Headsweats has always been a go-to brand for me. Their hats are incredibly comfortable and provide the relief from the sun that we crave. This season, Headsweats is introducing a new Ultra band.…

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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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My Top Two Picks for Skiing: Nirvana Pro S and Backcountry Matilda Baselayer

By Leah Guill / January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

We have just returned from our yearly ski trip to Taos, New Mexico and I was able to bring along some new gear to try out. I have two new favorites that are permanent to my gear bag after the trip, the Nirvana Pro S by Mammut and Backcountry Matilda Baselayer. Nirvana Pro S I…

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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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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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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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Best Sunglasses

Best Travel Sunglasses

By Leah Guill / November 25, 2018 / Comments Off on Best Travel Sunglasses

2017’s Best Sunglasses- A Quick Roundup Under Armour Double Down Here comes the sun Do be Do Bah. Lightweight but extremely durable, these aviator sunglasses are worth every penny. With reflective sunglass lenses that block 100% of UVA, UVB & UVC rays, they are a great go-to for almost any outdoor sport and season. My…

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Showers Pass Trailhead Bamboo-Merino Hoodie

By Leah Guill / November 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

My first takeaway from the Showers Pass Trailhead Bamboo-Merino Hoodie is that it is incredibly soft. The weight of the 50/50 Bamboo to Merino Wool fabric is warm without causing you to sweat. Construction The 50/50 Bamboo and Merino Wool Cool Tech Fabric is comprised of Bamboo and Merino Wool fibers knit together for a…

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