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Review: Salomon Quest Origins GTX

posted by gumptiongear March 24, 2015 0 comments

Salomon Quest Origins GTX“Since life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better.” –Simon Raven

Your comfort zone is bigger than your cubicle. You were born to get out and explore. But accessing remote and rugged landscapes requires dependable boots that move like the morning breeze with the grit and gumption necessary to keep pushing forward. Enter the Salomon Quest Origins GTX.

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TOPO Designs X Salomon: Proof That Good Things Come in Pairs

posted by gumptiongear February 26, 2015 0 comments

Topo & Salomon: Good Things Come in Twos

Like campfires and marshmallows, sunrises and sunsets – good things come in pairs. Need more proof? Look no further than the pairing of Salomon and TOPO Designs. The two iconic outdoor brands that have come together to create a special edition adventure shoe and pack, available this Spring.

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Review: Anson Belt & Buckle

posted by gumptiongear February 11, 2015 0 comments

anson7 Ah, the venerable belt, equal parts indispensable accessory and wardrobe lynchpin since time immemorial. Yet when it comes to your outdoor exploits, that traditional belt can be equal parts annoyance and hindrance. Built with your spirit of wanderlust in mind, the canvas collection from Anson Belt offers a modern strap solution that adapts with you and your adventure.

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Skratch Labs: Your Hydration Solution

posted by gumptiongear February 10, 2015 0 comments

Here’s the deal: Your body is constantly in flux, seeking to replenish the fluids lost through your daily activities. Even light exercise can quickly deplete your body’s percentage of water, leaving you suffering the symptoms of fatigue. No fluid means no function, and suddenly your left stranded on the trail with an overtaxed and exhausted body that refuses to take another step. Lucky for you there’s Skratch Labs.

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The 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

posted by gumptiongear December 4, 2014 0 comments

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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 and gadgets for the seriously savvy outdoor fanatics.

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E-Case: A Safe Haven for Your Eletronics

posted by gumptiongear October 16, 2014 0 comments

E-Case: A Safe Haven for Your Eletronics

With each passing day, it gets a little more difficult to imagine life without our electronic gadgets. From home to work to everywhere you go, electronic items have found a niche in our day to day life. Whether it’s an e-reader, smartphone or even a  personal navigation device, these digital devices are changing not only how we live and play, but where we live and play.

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RuggedTec RoqBloq Bluetooth Speaker

posted by gumptiongear September 12, 2014 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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Slumberjack: Family Comfort for the Great Outdoors

posted by gumptiongear August 27, 2014 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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Best In Show: Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014

posted by gumptiongear August 14, 2014 0 comments

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Known affectionately as Summer OR, the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is an annual trade show that offers a first hand look at emerging industry trends, new brands and future gear. Over the course of four days, our editors met with an array of brands seeking out our “Best in Show” products for 2014.  The following list represents the products and technologies that are not only innovative, but raising the bar in regards to what you can expect from your outdoor gear.

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Mountain Hardwear Hyaction™ Jacket

posted by gumptiongear August 5, 2014 0 comments

Mountain Hardwear Hyaction™ Jacket

One of the lightest, fastest climbing jackets in the Mountain Hardwear arsenal, the Hyaction Jacket combines the abrasion resistant Dry.Q™ Elite waterproof, breathable technology with the dry wicking performance of Dry. Q™ EVAP to keep your hard-working body comfortable during alpine adventures.

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