Sports Gear

Cairn Outdoor Subscription Boxes

Cairn Outdoor Subscription Boxes

TigerTail Massage Tools

For Your Next Adventure, TigerTail Massage Tools – A Quick Review

Zumer Sport bags and backpacks

Zumer Sport Bags And Backpacks – A Quick Review

CamelBak Palos 4 LR

CamelBak Palos 4 LR Pack

Swan Cam 3

Swann DriveEye Ultra HD Dash Cam/ Action Cam

Patagonia 1

Patagonia Women’s R1 Long Jane

DryCase

DryCASE Smartphone Case

baggallini-tote-bag

Yoga to go: Travel yoga tote and mat

Patagonia Dirt Craft Bike Shorts

Patagonia Dirt Craft Bike Shorts

ThermaCELL ProFLEX

ThermaCELL heated hand warmers and insoles

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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BottleKeeper: Warm Beer is No More!

By Leah Guill / November 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

The history of the BottleKeeper is based on a true story of two dudes sitting around complaining about their warm beers. The goal of keeping a beer cold and the bottle intact was the goal and the BottleKeeper was born. Myself? I love ice cold beer. In fact, I am notorious for dumping out the…

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Are Conner Hats the Best Hats On Earth? Nathan Hemp Mesh and Mt Warning Wool Hat

By Chris Guill / October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

 “You can travel the world on what you can make with your own two hands.”  That’s was the advice Stan Thompson gave Bill Conner that set Bill on his journey from Florida to The Australian coast with his wife and 11-month old son in search of a laid-back surfing lifestyle.  While he started making sandals…

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