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GSI Outdoors Enamelware Pint

GSI Outdoors Enamelware Pint

I admit I’m not a big fan of camping. I like a bit more comfort. Even a rustic cabin is better than a tent. And I like durable  kitchen items so I can dine in comfort. The GSI Outdoors Enamelware Pint Glass is part of my “roughing it in style” collection. Made out of enameled steel, with an [...]

December 13, 2014 E.D. 0

Stanley Vacuum Pint

Stanley Vacuum Pint

I take my morning tea very seriously, so I expect a lot from my drink ware. A ceramic mug isn’t big enough, and lidded travel mugs are no good because when I drink out of the lid’s tiny opening I always burn my mouth. Stanley’s Vacuum Pint is perfect for my needs. Made out of [...]

December 2, 2014 E.D. 0

Klean Kanteen Steel Pint Glasses

Klean Kanteen Steel Pint Glasses

I love stainless steel. It’s sleek and solid. It’s totally durable. And it’s not plastic! So when I’m dining al fresco, I toss my Klean Kanteen Steel Pint glasses into my picnic bag. Made out of 18/8 food-grade stainless steel–and electropolished to look extra fancy–the Klean Kanteen Steel Pint glasses are ideal for iced tea, [...]

December 2, 2014 E.D. 0

Icebug DTS BUGrip OutDry Running Shoes

Icebug DTS BUGrip OutDry Running Shoes

Icebug’s DTS BUGrip OutDry running shoes allow dedicated trail runners to keep on running, even when most people opt to hunker down indoors to let the storm pass. The shoes have what it takes to extend the trail running season into the dead of winter as long the snow isn’t piled too high, and the [...]

November 30, 2014 Scott Steen 0

Native Eyewear Haskill Polarized Sunglasses

Native Eyewear Haskill Polarized Sunglasses

I recently had to slog through a 22-hour drive across the center of the country, and wanted a pair of shades that would do double duty for both driving and exercise. I wanted great optics, lots of coverage across my face, and frames that would stay put while running. The Native Eyewear Haskill glasses appeared [...]

November 26, 2014 Nathan Welton 0

Holiday Gift Guide 2012, week three

Holiday Gift Guide 2012, week three

This week, we’ve added a few more items to our Holiday Gift Guide. Click on an item or to read a complete review of each product.   Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Sac Set. Travelers on your gift list will love these ultra-lightweight packing sacs. The set of three only weights 2.2 ounces.   Detours Fremonster [...]

November 22, 2012 Shopping 0

GoLite Rogue Valley Thermal Tights

GoLite Rogue Valley Thermal Tights

GoLite’s Rogue Valley Thermal Tights are lightweight, breathable, and supportive – the perfect bottom layer for all my high-output winter activities. (Available in men’s and women’s styles.) Half pulling on, half shimmying into the GoLite Women’s Rogue Valley Thermal tights for the first time, I noticed that they felt more snug and supportive than other [...]

November 22, 2012 Leslie Steen 0

GSI Outdoors Wine Glass Gift Set

GSI Outdoors Wine Glass Gift Set

When I first saw the GSI Outdoors Wine Glass Gift Set I knew we were going to become very good friends. The minute it arrived on my doorstop, I scheduled a picnic on the beach! The GSI Outdoors Wine Glass Gift Set contains a 750 ml soft-sided reservoir, which is housed in a handy neoprene tote [...]

November 22, 2012 Carrie Wilson 0

Detours Fremontser Flap Pannier

Detours Fremontser Flap Pannier

After using the Detours Fremontser Flap Pannier, I’m feeling more inspired to ride my bike more often. I like the vertical, messenger bag style and functionality of the bag because it doesn’t look like a pannier and it’s not boxy. It’s minimalist design is very understated and urban, which is what I like!  The Detours Fremontster [...]

November 22, 2012 E.D. 0

Eagle Creek Pack-It™ Specter Sac Set

Eagle Creek Pack-It™ Specter Sac Set

After a couple of decades of travel, I’ve finally found a packing system I like, Eagle Creek’s Pack-It™ Specter Sac Set. The set contains three ultra-light zippered pouches made out of a thin but durable nylon material called Silnylon Ripstop. Eagle Creek claims the material is similar to the fabric used in tents and backpacks. I just [...]

November 22, 2012 E.D. 0