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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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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
9 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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Jake Schneider Meadow Review
9 years ago

Jake Schneider Meadow Review

By  •  Destinations, Hike

The Jake Schneider Meadow is a wonderfully beautiful high country spot that’s easily accessible from the Silver Fork camp ground. The trail head sits about half a mile from the campground and parallels the Silver Fork of the American River.
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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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