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2014 Car Camping Essentials

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Gear Reviews, Go Outdoors | 0 comments

 

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Family camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life, connect with the natural world and one another, creating lasting memories in the process.  Whether you’re taking the family out for a long weekend of experiencing the outdoors world, or setting up basecamp for a week, there’s no reason you need to also abandon the idea of comfort and good living.

The following nine items have been vetted and recommended by our editors as the staples for all of our car camping adventures.

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Sherpa Adventure Gear: Nangpala Hooded Down Jacket

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Gear Reviews, Go Hike, Go Outdoors | 0 comments

Sherpa Adventure Gear: Nangpala Hooded Down Jacket

The Nangpala jacket from Sherpa Adventure Gear offers an ample demonstration on how what’s on the inside a jacket can empower your outside adventure. Featuring PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation Down Blend, the Nangpala represents the peak in down insulation technology, and will have you rethinking what you know about heat and comfort.

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RuggedTec RoqBloq Bluetooth Speaker

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Gear Reviews, Go Outdoors, Go Pack | 0 comments

Rugged Tec RoqBloq

Not everyone can afford hundreds of dollars for Bluetooth speakers. But does that mean you should be forced to suffer through a purgatory of subpar sound emanating from flat devices designed to fit in your pocket? Absolutely not. That’s where the RoqBloq from RuggedTec comes into play.

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CamelBak Podium ICE

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Gear Reviews, Go Bike, Go Hike, Go Outdoors | 0 comments

Podium Ice

The smart kids at CamelBak have re-engineered their legendary Podium® Ice™ bottle with unmatched insulation properties, high flow rate and easy cleanability. Sure they call it a “bike bottle”, but the Podium Ice is so much more.

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The Primus Profile Dual Camping Stove

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Gear Reviews, Go Hike, Go Outdoors | 0 comments

The Primus Profile Dual Camping Stove

There was a time when family camping meant that you surrendered your appetite to the offerings of granola bars, lukewarm cup-o-noodles and an endless supply of beef jerky. But just because you’re heading into the backcountry doesn’t mean that you need to compromise your culinary standards. Enter the Primus Profile Dual Stove/Grill.

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Merrell All Out Fuse: Minimalist Door-to-Trail Running Shoes

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Gear Reviews, Go Outdoors, Go Run | 0 comments

For minimalist runners whose passion does not ebb and flow with the whims of populist running trends, Merrell‘s All Out Fuse is a minimalist runner that offers the tread and support you need to tackle the obstacles you face as you sprint through the concrete jungle and head towards the trees and open levee trails.

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Review: SOL REPUBLIC Relay Headphones

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Gear Reviews, Go Outdoors, Go Run | 0 comments

Review: SOL REPUBLIC Relay Headphones

Stop whining and complaining about how your earbuds never stay in. Do something about it and pick up the SOL REPUBLIC Relay Headphones, the headphones that keep up with your pace of life.

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Slumberjack: Family Comfort for the Great Outdoors

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Gear Reviews, Go Outdoors, Go Pack | 0 comments

 

IMG_1616The right sleeping bag can make all the difference between a restful night’s sleep and a night of tossing and turning wishing you’d just spent the night in a hotel. For more than 50 years, Slumberjack has been working to provide outdoor enthusiasts with a great night’s sleep in the outdoors.  It’s a perfect place to start when you’re looking for incredible comfort at camp that won’t require you to pawn your tent.

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