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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Gregory Stout 45

Gregory Stout 45

With nearly 40 years of outdoor gear expertise, Gregory has daypack design down to a science. Or is more of an art? Either way, the Stout 45 combines the perfect storage options with exceptional comfort for all day hikes or as ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: RinseKit

RinseKit

Weekend warriors get dirty, and so do their kids. Whether it’s mountain biking or backwoods hiking, going all out often means mud. At the campsite you’re left with very few options to clean up. Sure, you can use a gallon ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Scrubba Wash Bag

Scrubba Wash Bag

We’re such gear nerds, the questioning accusation is hurled at us on nearly every outing: “Hey, you got a kitchen sink in that duffle bag?” Next time, we’re going to have some fun with our antagonists! We’ll be able to ...

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Merrell Fraxion Mid Waterproof Boot Review

My wife has started to notice. Over the past few years, I’ve become more than interested in what I call crossover hiking boots. You know. The boots that can be worn to work during the day, on the trail in ...

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BalmShot Lip Balm Classic Flavor

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While hiking in the backcountry, we recently had the opportunity to try out Balmshot lip balm personally, and beyond the great look of the shotgun shell packaging, we were impressed with how this chapstick functions. Balmshot’s tight fitting cap snaps ...

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Advanced Elements Abyss All-Weather Duffel Bag

Holiday Gift Guide

When you’re out camping, the last thing you want is wet socks and underwear. Sure, you could go a couple days without food, but wet clothes can drive a camper mad. Advanced Elements is on the path to solving your ...

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Costa Cortez

Overview:Another brand new frame for 2015 is the Costa Cortez. It’s a frame that fits a larger face and it incorporates Costa’s co-injected rubber technology that’s actually fused with nylon to make a super lightweight strong durable frame. This frame ...

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Costa Mag Bay

Overview:The Costa Mag Bay is a brand new lens for 2015. Below you will see it in a beautiful new tortoise fade color and incorporates our unbreakable, lightweight 580 plastic lens technology, which gives you great color enhancement, great clarity ...

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Costa Manta

Overview:The Costa Manta is a brand new design and frame for 2015. This is a beautiful, super lightweight frame perfect for all outdoor activities whether it’s cycling, camping, hiking or running. A great 580 lens technology that is Costa’s proprietary ...

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Costa Rooster

Overview:New this year is the Costa Rooster. Featured below is one of their new colors. It’s a white/blue combination, a really stylish color very comfortable, mega rubber temples to grip your face and keep the sunglass in place. They’ve also ...

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