Secur Collapsible Solar Powered Bottle Lantern Review

Secur Collapsible Solar Powered Bottle Lantern

How do you get the most bang for your buck in a product? Buy a product that is three products in one, of course. The Secur Collapsible Solar Powered Bottle Lantern is just that; a solar powered lantern, a water bottle and a waterproof protective container for valuables. Break Down and Testing The Secur Bottle Lantern combines a collapsible food and ...

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Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Jacket Review

Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Jacket

  The Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Jacket is the perfect fleece for those who want to break away from the standard fleece look without sacrificing performance.  The Monkey Man Jacket is one of those jackets that you will quickly fall in love with while instantly making your significant other and friends jealous with gear envy. While most products Mountain Hardwear ...

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The Kelty Trail Ridge 6 Person Tent Review

Kelty Trail Ridge 6

Kelty Trail Ridge 6 Introduction Kelty and the outdoors go hand in hand. From my experience with numerous pieces of gear over the years, their quality is always top notch at a reasonable price. The Kelty Trail Ridge 6 person tent is one of their larger options out of a wide variety of tents.  With a few trips planned to the Collegiate Peaks ...

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Big Agnes 4 mtnGLO® Tent Review

As you can see here, the rain fly barely covers the lower part of the front door.

Big Agnes, based in Steamboat Springs in my home state of Colorado has always made some of my favorite camping gear, from great sleeping bags to innovative inflatable sleeping pads.  The company kept up to its history when it introduced the mtnGLO Tent Light Technology into its tent line, bringing convenient lighting built into the tent without needing to hang ...

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Bite Helper Review

Bite Helper

Mosquitoes are one of the most aggravating nuisances about the outdoors, and their bites are irritating and down right annoying. If you have spent anytime in the outdoors, there is no doubt that you have had a weekend camping trip or outdoor adventure invaded by these little buggers. Bug spray will keep most of them at bay, but inevitably there will be ...

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Smith Rover Helmet Review

Smith Route Rover Helmet

After the popularity in using a new type of protection material and design called Koroyd in previous higher end bike and snow helmets, Smith is pushing the Koroyd technology into bike helmet categories for the everyday rider.  There are two bike helmets in this recent collection; the Smith Rover focused on mountain biking which has a visor and the Smith ...

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Zuke’s Power Bones Review

Zuke's Power Bones

Whenever we head out for a day on the trails, it seems that our dogs skip breakfast. It’s almost as if they don’t want to get an upset stomach or deal with having too many stops on the trail. Whatever their reasons, I bring along Zuke’s Power Bones and was thrilled to have the opportunity to write a review on ...

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A National Parks Project T-shirt Review

Parks Project

  A National Parks Project Tees introduction This is a shirt review. Well, sort of?!? The fine folks at Parks Project have a bigger picture and mission in mind. “A few years ago we signed up to volunteer in the parks, figuring a little hard work in one of our favorite places with some like-minded folks would be a good way ...

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Melitta Pour-Over Coffee Brewer Review

Melitta Pour-Over Coffee Brewer

“Gooooooood morning” Melitta Pour-Over Coffee Brewer The rage, the hype, the NEW wave of drinking coffee has arrived, (Note sarcasm here)!  Coffee shops around the country are promoting their “slow” coffee bars with manual pour-over coffees. This surely beats the coffee from the pot on the burner that may have been sitting for half an hour.  Mind you, the cost of this kind of ...

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