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L.L.Bean Overland Guide Pants Review
10 years ago

L.L.Bean Overland Guide Pants Review

By  •  Apparel, Camp, Travel

I’ve seen more an more pants made of softshell fabrics (along with a few waders) and recently decided to give a pair a try for travel, fishing and hiking. Not wanting to break the bank, I opted for an L.L.Bean model, the Overland Guide Pant.

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L.L.Bean Rapid River Vest Pack Review
10 years ago

L.L.Bean Rapid River Vest Pack Review

By  •  Apparel, Fly Fish

Holy smokes, the Rapid River packs (pun intended) an amazing number of pockets and features into a vest. Eighteen pockets, loops, zingers and much more. At $99, it’s a great value.

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North Face Nimble Shirt Review

By  •  Skiing, Apparel, Camp

The Nimble is definitely not your father’s golf wind shirt. It’s way more versatile. I’ve worn it traveling, on early morning runs, hiking, even on those rare visits to the golf course.
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Angler Buff Review

By  •  Apparel, Camp, Fly Fish

For years, I’ve been carrying a bandana (or tying one around my neck) when skiing. Never know when you’re going to need one to clean your sunglasses or goggles. I never bothered to do anything similar in the summer time until this year when I picked up a Buff at one of my local fly shops
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Cloudveil Koven Plus Jacket Review
10 years ago

Cloudveil Koven Plus Jacket Review

By  •  Apparel, Camp, Hike

Out of the box, the Cloudveil Koven Plus definitely is a class act. I buy that it’s great for alpine use and backcountry camping but its so lightweight that it makes me question its real suitability for hardcore skiing and snowboarding.
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Mountain Hardwear Ascent MCZ Review

By  •  Skiing, Apparel, Hike

What combines the best features of a Marmot Oracle jacket and a Pillow Pet? The Mountain Hardwear MCZ, that’s what. Out of the box, this jacket looks like your traditional hardshell. On closer inspection, it’s not.
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