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Gear Review: Tilley Hat

Tuesday, May 22, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Tilley Hat

Summer is on it's way and along with the warmth of sunshine comes the increased risks of dehydration, sunburn and other sun-related maladies.

One of the easiest ways to keep yourself cooler and add an extra barrier between you and the sun is a well-made, comfortable hat.

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Gear Review: Emergency Shelters

Wednesday, May 16, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Emergency Shelters

Pop this orange beauty into your pack and you will be assured of surviving some serious inclement weather... Designed to protect you from exposure, this shelter also shields you from reality (i.e. the big bear coming your way).

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Gear Review: Smartwool Socks

Wednesday, April 18, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Smartwool Socks

Happy feet makes for a happy Pete.

Or so they say. Today, Pete talks about one of the most important pieces of gear in our packs: socks.

With a good pair of socks you'll be able to keep hiking longer without blisters (and you'll stay warm at night).

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Gear Review: Ultra Sil Dry Sacks

Wednesday, April 11, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Ultra Sil Dry Sacks

Last week we covered rain gear which is sure to keep you dry on a day trip. But what about when you have a pack full of extra layers and gear?

Today, Pete reviews his favorite dry bags that will keep your extra stuff dry when the storms ablowin.

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Gear Review: GoLite Rain Gear

Wednesday, April 4, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: GoLite Rain Gear

Summers approaching fast, which means warmer temperatures and less layers. Yet, there's one layer that we'll have tucked in our packs throughout our adventures: our rain gear.

Today, Pete reviews his favorite set of rain gear that is light weight for longer treks, breathable for the hot days, and most importantly, ridiculously good at resisting water.

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Gear Review: Big Agnes Air Core

Wednesday, March 7, 2012  |  Gear
Gear Review: Big Agnes Air Core

After a long day out on the trails, nothing is better than crawling into your sleeping bag and relaxing in comfort. Yes, comfort.

Sleeping luxury is available outside if you have the right sleeping pad.

This week, Pete reviews his personal favorite: the Big Agnes Air Core.

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