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Ahnu Moraga Mesh Hiking Shoes

New hiking shoes can always be trying…you know the feeling, you found your current pair 10 years ago, they lasted forever, and now your big toe is poking out the hole in the front.  You hit up the local outdoor

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Posted in Clothing, Footwear & Socks, Reviews

Mountain Hardwear Ampato Rain Jacket

With springtime among us, it’s time for everyone to start looking at raincoats again.  And the questions always pour in, which one should I get?  Why?  Do I need GoreTex?  Do I want eVent?  What’s the difference? Well, Just{elation} doesn’t

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Posted in Camping, Casual Outdoor, Commuting, Cycling, Gear, Hiking

Snow Peak Mini Hozuki

Sometimes a headlamp is absolutely perfect, other times it’s a pain in the rear to have on your head all the time!  While out camping, Snow Peak has come up with a great lightweight (1.9oz without batteries) option which will

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Posted in Camping, Casual Outdoor, Electronics, Gear, Reviews

Klean Kanteen Insulated Bottle

Coffe is delicious, right? Maybe you fancy some hot tea?  Iced tea? Oh, you simply like ice water to be cold…or you like hot water to stay hot? Well, the Klean Kanteen Insulated Water Bottle is an awesome answer.  Made

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Posted in Around The House, Camping, Casual Outdoor, Gear, Health & Safety, Hiking, Reviews

REI Traverse PowerLock Trekking Poles

Adjustable.  Light.  Comfortable.  Renewable.  Back Saving. Sometimes a product doesn’t point any one direct place to start with a review.  Upon first look, the Traverse PowerLock Trekking poles by REI are a decent eye catcher with their cork grips, external

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Posted in Gear, Hiking, Reviews, Trekking Poles

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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Posted in Clothing, Pants, Reviews

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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Posted in Clothing, Footwear & Socks, Reviews

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

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

ENO DoubleNest Hammock

Impulse buys sometimes become the best things ever, right?  Ok ok ok, so often they end up being complete regrets, but not if that impulse purchase was from Eagle’s Nest Outfitters! The ENO DoubleNest Hammock is one of the best impulse

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Posted in Camping, Casual Outdoor, Gear, Reviews