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Posts By Matt K.

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Simms Rivershed Wading Boots Review

I tried a number of options in my quest for a good rubber soled wading boot. First, I resoled a pair of Simms L2s with 510 rubber. Next, I tried a pair of lightweight LL Bean boots. Ultimately, I purchased a pair of Simms Rivershed boots with Vibram soles.

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North Face Cat’s Meow Sleeping Bag Review
9 years ago

North Face Cat’s Meow Sleeping Bag Review

By  • Camp

Out of the box, these bags were impressive. They boast a 20 degree rating, which was key. I purchased both the women’s long and a standard length men’s. The quality of construction was excellent, as was the choice of materials.

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Mountainsmith 26” Discovery Rolling Duffel Review

By  • Travel

Did I mention it’s in one of my favorite color combinations? Out of the box, the duffel is handsome. It’s nice and wide with a solid telescoping handle, rugged wheels and many more features that make it a fine travel companion.

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Marmot Genesis Jacket Review

By  • Skiing, Apparel, Hike

Out of the box, the Marmot Genesis is very cool. I chose the bright green which is definitely eye catching. The Genesis also has a bright silver reflective seam accent and logo treatment that dresses the otherwise monochrome jacket up quite a bit.
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Crystal Basin Review

Crystal Basin is located in the Eldorado National Forest, roughly 20 miles outside of Placerville on US Highway 50. There are numerous small streams with great fishing and camping in the area. One of my latest discoveries is Silver Creek.
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