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If there's an activity or sport, I'll generally try it at least once. My main activities include running, hiking, skiing, cycling, camping, backpacking, and pretty much anything else you can think of. I love writing product reviews as I like helping people find the right gear so they will enjoy their activity that much more.

Patagonia Enters Mountain Biking Clothing

Patagonia Mens Dirt Craft Bike Shorts

Look out bike specific brands, some of the larger outdoor brands such as Patagonia are entering the mountain bike space and they have a long history of making badass clothing.  While Patagonia isn’t a bike brand in specific, there are thousands, if not millions of riders who love and use their products for their other activities.  Given mountain bike clothing ...

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YETI Rambler 14 oz Mug Review

YETI Rambler 14 oz Mug

With Insulated drinkware being all the rage these days, it was only natural for YETI to push the boundaries and expand into a mug with a handle.  The YETI Rambler 14 oz mug is designed for city goers who want to keep their liquids warm for an extended period of time while at home, watching a kids soccer game or ...

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Black Diamond First Light Jacket Review

Black Diamond First Light Jacket

  The Black Diamond First Light Jacket is a light synthetic insulated jacket that was designed to be able to take the place of a multiple layering system.  This jacket incorporates a 60 gram Primoloft Silver insulation throughout the jacket with a Schoeller stretch nylon with a Nanosphere outer shell and inner lining that’s designed to repel water while allowing moisture ...

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Holiday Gift Ideas For Adventure Lovers

Bottle Opener With Rotor Truing Slot

So you’re looking for the perfect gift and you need a little creative juice so your gift doesn’t end up in the back of the closet.  We’ve been doing some digging through our gear piles and came up with some of the products we love the most. 2018 National Parks Pass One of the greatest gifts I’ve received over the ...

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The North Face Ventrix Hoodie Review

Creating a synthetic insulated jacket isn’t rocket science for most brands these days, but creating a synthetic insulated jacket that is both breathable and can move with you as you move is not always as simple as it sounds.  The North Face Ventrix Hoodie is designed for the active outdoors person, whether you’re into climbing, ski touring, or other cold ...

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Energizer Powerkeep 36 Review

Energizer Powerkeep 36

As more and more hurricanes, floods, tornados, snowstorms, are leaving us without power, it’s more important than ever to be self sufficient when necessary.   Most people in today’s society go crazy the minute our cell phones run out of battery and we’re constantly reminded of how much we are reliant on the plug in the wall.  Portable solar panels at ...

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Get your Fall on with the latest styles

Sorel Madson Hiker Waterproof Boot

Fall is in the air, the leaves are turning, the temps are dropping, the snow is starting to fall(in some places…) and Starbucks and every other coffee shop is marketing their pumpkin spiced lattes.  Fall is my favorite season, hands down.  One of the best things about the Fall is that we can break out our warm cozy clothes and ...

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