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Eliminate Tent Envy: The Coleman Tenaya Lake Fast Pitch Family Tent

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Gear Reviews, Go Outdoors | 0 comments

Coleman Tenaya Lake TentConfession: I suffer from tent envy. It’s a serious condition wherein the afflicted individual suffers feelings of insecurity and inadequacy as soon as they roll into the campground. With each passing campsite, every tent looks more spacious, more glorious than the one in the trunk of your car. But fear not, Coleman has the answer to tent envy; the Tenaya Lake Fast Pitch 6 person tent.

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Review: Therm-a-Rest Treo Chair

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Gear Reviews | 0 comments

IMG_9621Want a comfortable place to sit around the fire without hauling around a 10-pound chair in an oversized carrying case? Then kick back and relax in the Treo™ chair from Therm-a-Rest, engineered to provide a  comfortable, lightweight chair in an impressively convenient and portable package.

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Review: Olicamp Ion Micro Titanium Stove

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Gear Reviews | 0 comments

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There are two things that will wreck your nerves in the backcountry: A heavy pack, and insatiable hunger. The good news is that the Olicamp ION Micro Titanium Stove ensures that you’ll never need to sacrifice space or weight to get in a hearty meal on the trail.

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Review: Kelty TN2 Tent

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Go Hike, Go Outdoors, Go Pack | 0 comments

Review: Kelty TN2 TentYou hit the trail as a party of two, and you’re already hauling heavy packs, so the last thing you want are cramped sleeping quarters. Unfortunately, when it comes to tents, the tradeoff for compact and lightweight design can be a constricting design that results in a severe case of claustrophobia. The TN2 from Kelty is ready to open up your backpacking experience.

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Best In Show: Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Gear Reviews | 0 comments

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Referring to the Outdoor Retailer Show as just another “trade-show” would be akin to calling Mount Everest just “another mountain”.  With more than 1600 brands and over 25,000 attendees, the show affectionately known as OR, is the largest convention of its kind. This is the place where industry trends are defined, and the latest cutting-edge products and technologies are on display. Our “Best in Show” represents the best new products and unique technologies coming to market for 2016.

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Change Your Perspective: The GoScope Boost Plus

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Gear Reviews | 0 comments

IMG_9018-EditThe GoPro is arguably the most popular camera in the world, and has revolutionized an entire industry. Since it’s inception, the third-party eco-system for GoPro accessories has exploded, dramatically expanding the way GoPro (and other POV) cameras can be used. Part of that burgeoning new eco-system is GoScope, a brand shifting perspectives of how people can capture their adventures.

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Review: MSR WindBurner Stove System

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Go Hike, Go Outdoors, Go Pack | 0 comments

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Once you venture from the safe sanctuary of home and into the great beyond to seek your own private patch of earth, two things are a certainty: 1) You’ll work up a quality appetite;  2) You’re going to encounter some serious wind gusts. But fear not fellow adventurists, the WindBurner Stove System from MSR is the easy answer to both of those backcountry qualms.

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Summer’s New Wingman: The Yeti Colster

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Gear Reviews | 0 comments

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Summer and all of her spoils is at hand; Beaches, barbecues, pool parties, camping, and of course beer.  Unfortunately, one of the great challenges of summer can be keeping your beloved 12 ounces of golden goodness at a frosty cold temperature. Enter the Colster from Yeti, your new wingman for summertime enjoyment.

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