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Klean Kanteen Insulated Tumbler

When it comes to a cold pint of beer…er….whatever liquid you prefer to drink, the choices of holders of the beverage are nearly endless.  This begs the question of why Klean Kanteen decided to release the all new Klean Kanteen

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Posted in Around The House, Camping, Casual Outdoor, Cutlery / Utensils, Gear, Health & Safety, Reviews

OluKai ‘Ohana Sandals

Absolutely everyone needs quality sandals…’er…flip flops? Call them ‘slippers’ if you care to…but for now, we’ll refer to them as Flops…because that’s just fun! When searching for new Flops, your search can begin and end with one company…OluKai.  The name

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Posted in Casual Outdoor, Clothing, Footwear & Socks

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

Garmin Fitness Monitors

Garmin is arguably an industry leader in the GPS and Fitness Monitor market. They simply do a great job at what they do. Sometimes the problems come into play when you start comparing the different models, and wondering why you’d

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Posted in Cycling, Electronics, Fitness, Gear, Reviews, Swimming

GoPro Hero 3 Cameras

GoPro Hero3

GoPro Cameras have been around since the company’s early days of 35mm film photographing…dubbed the Hero 35mm in 2005.  They’re now on the 6th generation GoPro Hero 3, available in 3 versions, White, Silver, and Black editions.  With 3 editions,

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Posted in Around The House, Camping, Casual Outdoor, Commuting, Cycling, Electronics, Gear

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

Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Pint Cups

Ever drop a glass at home?  The office?  What happened? It broke.  Admit it.  We’ve all done it. Ever consumed something out of a red Solo cup?  (or equivalent!) You threw it away, didn’t you?  Admit it.  We’ve all done it.

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

Icebreaker Teton Zip Jacket

With the start of 2013 came a cold blast of air, and quickly winter coats and jackets were the normal apparel for anyone outdoors.  This prompted a desire to review yet more Merino Wool products, this round comes from New

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Posted in Clothing, Jackets, 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