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Darn Tough Vermont Socks – Argyle Light Crew 1605

When a company puts a promise on their packaging, it’s easy to overlook it these days.  Last week a promise caught my eye on a pair of socks… Unconditional Lifetime Guarantee If you can wear these socks out, we’ll replace

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REI Merino Wool Full Zip Sweater

Merino Wool is one of the best materials used in today’s clothing.  The mere fact that it is renewable, durable, doesn’t hold odors, keeps insulating when damp, and remains breathable are just a few advantages of Merino Wool.  While several

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Injinji Performance Lightweight Socks

All the cool kids seem to have toe socks these days.  This was all fine and dandy until I found that a performance sock company had started making them, forcing the question of … why? So on went some research

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Darn Tough Vermont 1/4 Cushion 1905 Sock

With more and more growing trust from Just{elation} to the quality and comfort of Darn Tough Vermont Socks, today starts the first day of a long term test and review of the Darn Tough Vermont 1/4 Cushion 1905 socks.  For

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Darn Tough 1/4 Sock Mesh – 1715

With the impressive ongoing review of the Darn Tough Argyle Light Crew Socks, it was time to step it up a notch and begin testing other socks they make.  Surfing their site, you’ll find substancial claims on every page, claiming

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Mountain Khaki Alpine Utility Pants

Today a company can truly shine when they make a product that is quality straight down to it’s core.  Just{elation} consistently finds that Mountain Khaki Clothing typically stands up to the worst of conditions and comes out asking for more at the

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Lowa Renegade GTX Mid Hiking Boots

Today starts a fresh day with Just{elation} as a long term review begins for a pair of Lowa Renegade GTX Hiking Boots!  It’s an exciting time as we embark on this together! The Renegade GTX hiking boots have some great

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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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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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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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