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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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Mountain Hardwear Beemer Jacket

What do you want in a good softshell jacket? Wind Resistent? Water Resistant? Lightweight? Well, welcome to the Mountain Hardwear Beemer Jacket!  A softshell jacket with incredible quality shown in the seams and stitching details no matter where you look.

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Icebreaker Tech T Lite Short Sleeve Shirt

Icebreaker makes good stuff.  End of story. Oh, you want more information on the Icebreaker Tech T Lite Short Sleeve Shirt?  Ok…since you asked…Icebreaker makes most of their gear using Merino Wool.  They’ve done a great system with all their

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Icebreaker Hike+ Crew Socks

You’ve got to know when enough is enough buying socks.  Here at Just{elation} we love some Merino Wool socks, so cheers to starting a review of the Icebreaker Hike+ Crew Socks. In a word: Comfortable. …or durable… …or not smelly…

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Smartwool Midweight Wool Sweater

Smartwool has been a leader in the Merino Wool market since 1994 when they got their start in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  The company was acquired by the Timberland Company in 2005.  In their lineup is the Smartwool Midweight Crew Sweater, one of

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Mountain Hardwear Mountain Tech Jacket

You want a windproof fleece jacket?  No problem.  That’s what the designers of the Mountain Hardwear Mountain Tech Jacket must have been after!  With Mountain Hardwear’s AirShield Core liner, go ahead and face the arctic winds with this jacket, remembering some

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Sanuk Pick Pocket Sandals

Sometimes things last forever, other things don’t.  After 4 beloved years of backyard BBQ’s and thrashing city streets, my beloved Sanuk Pick Pocket Sandals are fairly well done with.  Don’t get me wrong, I still have them…and until there is

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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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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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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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