Monthly Archives: November 2012

Trekking Poles – Proper Fit Guide

Trekking Poles come in many shapes and sizes, but often people haven’t been properly educated on the proper fit of a trekking pole. The proper height of the trekking pole is fairly easy to determine.  Trekking poles are typically measured

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Posted in Education, Gear, Outdoors

Benchmade 556 Mini-Griptilian Knife

Let’s just be honest for a bit, who doesn’t need a great pocket knife? Benchmade answers that question with a knife that clearly states that everyone needs a quality knife in their pockets all the time.  They’ve combined their manufacturing

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Posted in Camping, Casual Outdoor, Gear, Reviews

Superfeet – Green

Being outdoors typically means being on your feet a lot.  Being on your feet a lot means you may need some comfortable shoes…or insoles in your shoes…or both. Superfeet has been making insoles since the 1970′s.  Started by 2 podiatrists

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Posted in Clothing, Footwear & Socks, Reviews

REI Merino Wool Crew Sweater

If you’ve been following Just{elation} for long at all, you’ve read all about the greatness of Merino Wool.  The way it doesn’t hold odors, the fact that it’s all natural, the way it breathes, the incredible insulating values…yada yada yada.

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Posted in Clothing, Reviews, Shirts

East Fork Lake State Park

East Fork Lake State Park is a beautiful park located just east of Cincinnati, Ohio.  The park boasts plenty of trails for all who want to get out and enjoy some fresh air regardless of what level of challenge you’re

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Posted in Ohio, Outdoors, Park & Trail Reviews, USA

REI Merino Wool Light Hiker II Socks

In combination with the long term test Just{elation} is performing on the REI Merino Wool Low Light Hiker socks, it seemed very fitting to do a REI Merino Wool Light Hiker II sock review too!  With all the natural benefits

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Posted in Clothing, Reviews

REI Merino Wool Low Light Hiker Socks

With the growing popularity of Merino Wool, it’s natural to start a long term review on the REI Merino Wool Low Light Hiker socks.  With all the natural benefits of Merino Wool, they blend in some Nylon (20%) and Lycra

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Posted in Clothing, Footwear & Socks, Reviews

Bertucci A-2TE Watch

When it comes to the watch industry, Bertucci is a fairly new player.  Incorporated in 2003, they are already positioned as a leader in the titanium outdoors watch market.  They focus on simple, durable, and stylish watches, aiming to be

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Posted in Casual Outdoor, Electronics, Gear, Reviews

Northern Thailand (September, 2008)

An incredibly magical time in Northern Thailand in September of 2008 yielded these photos and a lifetime of memories.

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Posted in Asia, Photography, Thailand

Ho Chi Minh City (Siagon), Vietnam

Photos from October, 2008 in and around Ho Chi Minh City (Siagon), Vietnam.

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Posted in Asia, Photography, Vietnam