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Sage Swiftwater Softshell Jacket  Review
9 years ago

Sage Swiftwater Softshell Jacket Review

By  •  Apparel, Camp, Travel

Out of the box, the Sage Swiftwater jacket sets a new benchmark for fly fishing outwear that can be worn in some of the worst conditions on the river yet is attractive enough for around town.

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Marmot Oracle Jacket Review
9 years ago

Marmot Oracle Jacket Review

By  •  Skiing, Apparel, Camp

When looking for a lightweight rain jacket, you need to consider the Marmot Oracle. It’s definitely not the least expensive option at $165 MSRP. But the Oracle may offer the best combination of features available for the price.

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Scarpa Zen Approach Shoe Review
9 years ago

Scarpa Zen Approach Shoe Review

By  •  Camp, Travel, Hike

Out of the box, these approach shoes deliver Italian style in spades. The rubber toe cap provides rugged protection when scrambling up the trail. The two-tone suede upper is understated and natty – all at the same time.
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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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