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GSI Pioneer 24oz Mug Review
9 years ago

GSI Pioneer 24oz Mug Review

By  •  Camp, Travel

In camp, making a morning mocha is challenging. A couple of years ago, I came up with a recipe that works reasonably well. But what I didn’t have was a mug large enough to accommodate a drink of sufficient size. That is until now.

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Reliance On Tap Powered Portable Camp Shower Review
9 years ago

Reliance On Tap Powered Portable Camp Shower Review

By  •  Camp

Want to take a quick shower at the end of a day in camp? Need to clean up the kids before hitting the rack? I love that idea. Unfortunately, the Reliance On Tap completely fails to deliver on this promise in just about every way.

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High Gear Enduro Watch Review
9 years ago

High Gear Enduro Watch Review

By  •  Skiing, Apparel, Camp

A while back, I started exploring Altimeter-Barometer-Compass (aka ABC) watches. There are a bunch of great products out there from a range of manufacturers, but the one I kept coming back to was the High Gear Enduro.
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L.L.Bean Overland Guide Pants Review
9 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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Alps Zephyr/Zenith 3 Person Tent Review
9 years ago

Alps Zephyr/Zenith 3 Person Tent Review

By  •  Camp, Hike

The tent goes up in minutes. And the fly is easy to attach with buckles at all four corners. When you compare the cost of the Zenith and Zephyr to tents of similar quality, you can’t beat them.
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High Sierra Whitewater Hydration Pack

By  •  Camp, Travel

I immediately liked the look of the pack. The design was sleek and compact. Mine was lime green with a hexagon pattern material. The mesh straps and “airmesh” back vents suggested that it would provide a cooler ride than your standard pack.
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