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Vasque Lost 40 Men’s Boot Review

I love getting the chance to plug my home state in a product review, and when I got the chance to test out the Vasque Lost 40 boots – I knew I couldn’t pass it up. The namesake, Lost 40 ...

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10 Merino Wool Garments You Can’t Camp Without

Airblaster Merino Ninja Suit

Just last winter, we headed out on what would be an all day snowshoeing excursion. We were under-dressed, froze our butts off, and spent hours trying to regain feeling in parts that should never lose feeling. Moral of the story, ...

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5 Warm Winter Gloves Under $100

warm winter gloves

Winter is officially here and that means it’s time to get serious about warm gear. We’re a fan of technical clothing and gear year round, but in the winter it really makes a difference. When it comes to gloves, you ...

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Rest Easy At The Lake With Rheos Floating Sunglasses

rheos floating sunglasses

Sunglasses are absolutely necessary at the lake in the summer. The glare off the water is intense and can fatigue your eyes quickly. Then there’s that other problem: the water. You have to be worried about them sinking to the ...

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Forsake Men’s Duck Boots – The Best of Both Worlds

As the father of two young children, I’ve grown a familiarity to rain boots. For my three year old daughter, they’re not just a functional piece of weather gear, but often a fashion statement – complimenting her “pantless look” on ...

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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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