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My Trail Storm UL Rain Jacket

A great rain jacket is a must-have for adventures, especially in the PNW. On sale for $79, My Trail's Storm UL rain jacket is a steal of a deal and its features, weight, and price make it one of the best options on the…

December 18, 2017
Gear

Solight Solar Lanterns

Solight Design makes beautiful origami-inspired portable, water-resistant solar lanterns that fold flat when not in use and are perfect for unique outdoor ambience, emergencies, or even camping! Solight donates a portion of sales to bring light to communities in need. They also make great…

November 18, 2017
Gear

My Trail Women’s Hyperlight Short-Sleeved Shirt

The My Trail hyperlight tee shirt is lightweight, breathable, wickable, and comfortable and also comes with a UPF rating of 30 to protect you from the sun. I've used mine hiking, running, backpacking, and even paddleboarding and it's become one of my favorite pieces…

September 14, 2017
Gear

XTERRA Paddleboards

Want to enjoy your summer on the water and get a great full-body workout while doing it? XTERRA inflatable paddleboards are made of high quality, durable materials. are easy to store and even easier to transport. There is no shortage of places you can…

August 10, 2017
Gear

Cotopaxi Paray Jacket

If you're looking for a fantastic jacket you can use year-round both on adventures and just around town, Cotopaxi's featherlight Paray jacket is a winner! It feels like tissue paper, barely tips the scales at 3 ounces, and is a perfect running shell and…

June 15, 2017
Gear

Bear Canister Buying Guide

Bear canisters aren't anyone's favorite piece of gear, but if you backpack, you'll eventually have to use one. Read where canisters are required in Washington State, tips for choosing the right one, and why I picked the BearVault BV450.…

April 16, 2017
Gear

Ruffwear Roamer Leash

Whether you're on the trails or just walking around the city, the Ruffwear Roamer leash is a must buy for any dog owner. Its durable and ingenious stretch webbing design gives your dog room to roam and provides an easy to grab traffic handle…

February 13, 2017
Gear

Cotopaxi Luzon Del Día

The simple and rugged Luzon Del Día daypack made by Cotopaxi is great for urban adventures, hikes, road trips, and travel. Even better, the colors of each pack are chosen by its maker which guarantees no two packs are alike! Made from recycled nylon,…

November 15, 2016