Cool Gear, Shoes, and Clothes I Saw at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2023
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Cool Gear, Shoes, and Clothes I Saw at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2023

I love finding lesser known brands at Outdoor Retailer, although I did miss it being in Denver. I spent a day at OR Snow Show 2023 in Salt Lake City and enjoyed learning about some new brands and seeing the new things some established brands are doing. I started in the Venture Out area for … Continue reading

2022 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Hiker, or Adventurer
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2022 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Hiker, or Adventurer

Finding the perfect gift for a traveler or outdoorsy person can be tough, especially since plane tickets and high-end outdoor gear can be pricey. Most of my picks are under $200, including some great finds under $50. I’ve gear tested all of these and use them during my travels. Happy shopping and adventuring! Be a … Continue reading

Fun Summer Finds – 12 Things for Travel and Outdoors
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Fun Summer Finds – 12 Things for Travel and Outdoors

I’m always on the search for innovative products for the outdoors and travel that are multi-functional and packable. These are some fun summer finds I’ve recently discovered. Be a Bandit with a Better Bandana I instantly fell in love with Bandits Bandanas when I found them on Instagram. Each bandana features designs created by artists … Continue reading

A Day at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2022
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A Day at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2022

A day at Outdoor Retailer means back-to-back meetings with brands for me as I search for innovative outdoor and travel gear. Priorities for me are multi-functional, sustainability, durability, compactability, and price. I also like to find fun products that would make great selections for my Holiday Gift Guide, which I road test every item. Acteev … Continue reading

Don’t Slip on Ice or Snow!  Get Traction This Winter with Kahtoola EXOSpikes
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Don’t Slip on Ice or Snow! Get Traction This Winter with Kahtoola EXOSpikes

Finally upgraded my old winter traction gear and glad I picked Kahtoola. I saw a CDC stat that says close to 1 million Americans are injured every year from falling on ice/snow. I don’t want to be in that statistic! They have three options for traction: Nanospikes ($49.95) are for urban use to easily navigate … Continue reading

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Road Tripper, or Outdoor Adventurer
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2021 Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler, Road Tripper, or Outdoor Adventurer

If you’re searching for a gift for the traveler, road tripper, or outdoor adventurer I have some great suggestions. Every year I gear test products that hopefully make life easier while traveling and in the outdoors. If I don’t test it, it doesn’t appear in my holiday gift guide list. Most items are less than … Continue reading

The Coolest Hoodie – Fieldsheer Uses Cooling Technology
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The Coolest Hoodie – Fieldsheer Uses Cooling Technology

I’m a sweaty gal.  Always have been.  Growing up in the South I always heard girls glisten, not sweat.  But, I’ve always been the girl who sweats buckets.  Folks often say to me sweating means your body is ultra-efficient at getting rid of toxins.  Small consolation for always turning into a sweaty mess when the … Continue reading

Adventurer’s Stay at Home 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
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Adventurer’s Stay at Home 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

My holiday gift guide usually focuses on travel and outdoor gear.  I search all year long for interesting and useful items, especially for ones that are multi-functional and from companies following sustainability practices.  I road test every item.  Like everything else, COVID-19 caused me to pivot for this guide.  I’m sharing some of the favorite … Continue reading