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Excellence in Execution: The Hilleberg Nallo 2

posted by gumptiongear January 23, 2018 0 comments

An adventurous life in the elements isn’t luxurious by any stretch of the imagination. The air is thin, the weather is frequently foul, and your tent will be put to the test with each passing storm. Designed for both high camp and base camp, the Hilleberg Nallo 2 Tent is designed to withstand whatever Mother Nature throws your way while still offering all-season, all weather functionality to keep you, and your gear, dry throughout the night.
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2017 Annual Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

posted by gumptiongear December 11, 2017 0 comments

It’s the eternal holiday dilemma: you want to get great gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life, but you can’t afford much beyond homemade cookies and a trail map. Fear not my friend, our annual Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide has got you covered with a list of prime last minute gear gifts. Each rings in at $60 or less, and is guaranteed to stoke some serious holiday spirit. Continue Reading

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2017 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: GIVING THE GIFT OF ADVENTURE

posted by gumptiongear December 1, 2017 0 comments

With the Holiday Season fully upon us, it’s time to grant loved ones their gear wishes.  Whether their passion of choice is hiking, ascending mountains, or just good ol’ fashioned outdoor revelry, we’ve got you covered. Following is our editors’ definitive holiday gift guide chock-full of do anything, go anywhere products for the seriously savvy outdoor fanatics.

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Review: Wolverine Ranger Moc Toe Boot

posted by gumptiongear November 9, 2017 0 comments

Wolverine has been an American tradition in outdoor lifestyle footwear for 130 years. Simply put, the Wolverine brand has been the sturdy sole that helped shape a nation. Today, Wolverine still offers a full line of quality boots, including the Ranger Moc Toe Boot.

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Review: Danner Mountain 600

posted by gumptiongear October 13, 2017 0 comments

Danner is an American classic – perhaps best known for their iconic brown leather and often red-laced hiking boots. Inspired by the Grand Canyon’s South Rim trail, the South Rim 600 takes the brand’s proven comfort and performance and merges it with a design that offers their most breathable and lightest weight hikers to date.

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Gear Guide: Fall Favorites 2017

posted by gumptiongear October 9, 2017 0 comments

With the chill of autumn in the air, it’s the perfect time to introduce some of our fall favorites for the outdoor guy. Featuring fashionable, versatile and durable products that easily transition from one season to the next, these items will become your cool weather staples for years to come.

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Editor’s Choice: Therm-a-Rest Tranquility 6 Person Tent

posted by gumptiongear September 20, 2017 0 comments

Family camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and connect with the natural world and one another, creating lasting memories in the process. For those with a family of little campers, you’ll need a tent spacious and comfortable enough to house the entire crew and their gear. That’s where the Tranquility 6 Person tent from Therm-a-Rest comes into play. 
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The Adventure Ready Bogs Rio Sandal

posted by gumptiongear September 15, 2017 0 comments

When traveling to the Big island of Hawaii for a long (and well-deserved) family vacation, you want a pair of sandals that are as comfortable on the sand as they are exploring the streets of Lahaina. Towards those ends, the Rio Sandals from Bogs Footwear  may just be the perfect fit.

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BEST IN SHOW: OUTDOOR RETAILER SUMMER MARKET 2017

posted by gumptiongear August 3, 2017 0 comments

Referring to the Outdoor Retailer Show as just another “trade-show” would be akin to calling Mount Everest just “another mountain”.  With thousands of brands and 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.

The close of last week’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market officially marks the end of a 22-year run for Salt Lake City as the host city as the  twice-yearly trade show will now head to Colorado. And so for one last time we made our own pilgrimage to the Salt Palace to scout out the best new gear from the outdoor industry launching in 2018. Our annual “Best in Show” awards represent some of the most unique and innovative new items that will be hitting the shelves later this year.
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