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Scarpa Zen Approach Shoe Review
12 years ago

Scarpa Zen Approach Shoe Review

By  •  Footwear, Camp, Travel

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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GSI Pioneer 24oz Mug Review
12 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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High Gear Enduro Watch Review
12 years ago

High Gear Enduro Watch Review

By  •  Hike, Skiing, Tech

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
12 years ago

L.L.Bean Overland Guide Pants Review

By  •  Apparel, Hike, Camp

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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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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North Face Nimble Shirt Review

By  •  Skiing, Hike, Apparel

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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