Sports Gear


ThermaCELL heated hand warmers and insoles

By Amy | March 1, 2016

I enjoy reviewing all the products I test for Practical Travel Gear, but ThermaCELL’s heated products feel like they were made just with me in mind. I spend a great deal of the time outdoors, both when I travel and while I’m at home, and I constantly suffer from cold hands and feet. I have poor…

Giro Range MIPS Helmet

Giro Range MIPS Helmet

By Jill | February 27, 2016

Headed to the slopes this winter? Even if you trust your skiing ability, it’s important to protect your head. I’m always a fan of wearing a helmet, with a variety out there, technology is evolving every season to give you a better way to protect your noggin. The Giro Range utilizes a 2-piece shell that…


Petzl Tikkina Headlamp

By Ramsey | February 8, 2016

The Petzl Tikkina Headlamp is the perfect gift for a frequent traveler. The way it works is that it wraps around your forehead as a headband and illuminates the area that you are facing, which makes it great for outdoorsmen (perhaps its original intention), but also perfect for road warriors like me (and my associates).

Eddie Bauer Women's Telemetry Freeride Jacket

Eddie Bauer Women’s Telemetry Freeride Jacket and Pants

By Jill | January 29, 2016

We’re mid-ski season, so if you’re anything like me, you’re assessing whether you really love your ski gear. If not, it’s time to take advantage of mid-season sales and up your game so you’re happy and comfortable for the remainder of the season. If you love what you have, there’s no need to spend more…