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Angler Buff Review

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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GSI Stemless Wineglass Review

By  • Camp, Hike

The GSI glasses are pretty much indestructible made out of a plastic that’s BPA free. They’ve gotten a workout on several camping trips so far this season. They’re nice, but could be larger and have a more traditional shape.
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Camelbak Day Star and Mini Mule Review

By  • Camp, Travel, Hike

One of my favorite pieces of hiking gear is one I resisted for quite some time. Isn’t that always the way? What did I resist and then love? The Camelbak.
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Cloudveil Koven Plus Jacket Review
8 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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REI Traverse 30 Daypack Review

By  • Skiing, Camp, Travel

Out of the box, the Traverse 30 presents solid, somewhat minimalist construction. It’s a low profile design that I like quite a bit. Oh, and it comes in one of my favorite color combinations, dark gray and yellow-orange.

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North Face Cat’s Meow Sleeping Bag Review
8 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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