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Dog Gear Review: Ruffwear Singletrak Pack

Ruffwear Singletrak Pack

Is your furry hiking partner a healthy adult dog? If your dog is a working breed, an athletic dog or just a high-energy dog in general, these are all good reasons for trying aΒ dog backpack. Sometimes I want Xena to help me with carrying gear on our longer hikes. She takes extra water and some

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Review: SunGod Polarized Sunglasses

SunGod Polarized Sunglasses

Sunglasses are essential for outdoor activities. Especially if you spend an extended period of time outdoors, you must protect your eyes. I’ve had my current pair of polarized Ray-Ban aviators for a few years now. I love its lightweight and the polarized lens but the frame is fragile and I tend to drop them at

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Gear Review: Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles – Women’s

Women's Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles Review

My old women’s Leki poles had a twist lock that didn’t work consistently especially in the cold weather. On winter mornings, I used to find myself wrestling with the lock mechanism at the trailhead. It wouldn’t lock and the poles would just keep spinning. After a while, I’d just give up and hike without it

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Dog Gear Review: Dog Booties

Often I get questions about Xena’s boots. So here are some fun facts for you. Xena thinks her boots give her invincible power It’s normal for dogs to act as if someone stole their paw right after the boot is on Wearing socks before boots has been working great. No blisters to this date Zoomies

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