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MSR, TALUS™ TR-3 TREKKING POLES Review

MSR’s Talus series trekking poles are a unique departure from the pack, with older style trekking poles we have seen an evolution from tubular poles with screw down locks to oblong poles with the lever type friction locks. These designs have served the hiking community well providing much needed stability and support, especially for fat guys with bad knees.
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Winter Day Hike Gear

Day hikes are some of the best, getting you out of the house and exploring the local area all well letting you go home and sleep in your own bed.  What we often fail to do or I can guarantee you will see on the trail is people who forget to prepare for their hike. Yes day hikes can be very serious especially when testing your or your groups physical or mental limits as well as racing against Mother Nature of finding yourself in unfamiliar surroundings or situations.
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Mt San Jacinto Snowshoeing

So you’re in Southern CA, its winter and you are hankering to get up to the snow and do like some snow stuff other than skiing or snowboarding. I get it we have all been there, and maybe you are not a master outdoorsmen in the snow or maybe just a little rusty yup been there too.
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Happy Holidays!

Hope everyone is enjoying a relatively relaxing and stress free holiday season. And for those of us that are grounded in reality good luck haha.
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Vario filter by Katadyn

I bought a Vario filter by Katadyne few years ago, and have only recently felt that enough field use and interaction with Katadyne's customer service has taken place to supply me with enough information to write a review.
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LuminAID PackLite 16

This week’s gear review has us taking a look at the LuminAID PackLite 16, first off this little guy is pretty cool when it comes to the outdoor lighting scene
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Matador Pocket Blanket

I present to you the Matador Pocket Blanket.
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Outdoor Retailer

Last week’s adventure took us to beautiful Salt Lake City Utah for Outdoor Retailer’s (OR) summer presentation. For those of you that might not know OR is the outdoor industries semiannual A#1, super awesome trade show...
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Helinox Folding Camp Chair

 Let me tell you about the Helinox foldable camp chair...
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White Mountain

The following is a write up from our Blog last year (September 2014), but a good thing about stories is they never get old and in many cases might get even better. But we figured with summer being right around the corner and the fact that some of you might be getting ready for a Mt. Whitney hike or or some other awesomeness we might throw this bad boy back up, enjoy…
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