Wear

Gear of the Year Awards 2016: Recover

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award to Recover. Our obsession with the convenience of plastic water bottles has turned into one of the biggest environmental problems we face today. The United States uses about 50 billion water bottles per ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: 37.5 Technology

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award to 37.5 Technology. Human bodies give off about as much heat as a 100-watt light bulb. In warm weather this comes in the form of water vapor, which tends to get trapped by ...

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Hi-Tec Trail Ox Winter 200 I WP Boot Review

Living in the Upper-Midwest, I believe that I have a greater understanding of what “cold” really is. In fact, Minnesota boasts the sixth coldest temperature ever recorded in the United States at -60ºF. Yup, that cold. I was recently chatting ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: Hi-Tec Big-Fit System

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Hi-Tec Big-Fit System. Raising kids is expensive, and the more activities your kids are into, the more money you spend (hockey parents know what we’re talking about). Every single place you ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: Darn Tough Socks

darn tough socks

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for Darn Tough Socks. Good socks aren’t cheap. We all know that. Socks for $15-$20 have been around for a while now, and people who spend a lot of time outdoors are willing ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: MyPakage

mypackage

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for MyPakage. Underwear hasn’t changed much over time. We’ve had cotton boxers and briefs forever, which are terrible for hot weather. Thankfully, quick-drying synthetics came along and made our weekend hikes much more ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Wear – Men’s

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Wear – Women’s

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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Geared Up – Team Portland

Coast FL75R

We weren’t sure what to expect when we got to Portland, but we knew we had a trailer full of awesome gear from some of the best outdoor retailers we know. During our 7-day journey, we were tossed a few ...

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Hiking At Ape Cave: An Underground Adventure Awaits

Coming from Minnesota, the lure of hiking an ancient underground lava tube at the base of Mount St. Helens is too good to pass up. With our friends from Hi-Tec, we headed into the abyss, searching for some adventure… Ape ...

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