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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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Gear Review: Flowfold Trailmate Leash

I’ve tried a few different rope leashes so far from different makers and I haven’t found one I like enough to recommend to others. Mainly because I don’t find them sturdy. When a company asks for a honest review, that shows they are confident about their product. I decided to give Flowfold Trailmate rope leash a

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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Life Savior

Too hot for hiking? Let’s go swimming and beat the heat! I started working with Xena with her fear of water since last year. She’s gotten a lot better now and she walks in the water by herself as long as she can feel the floor. So it’s time for the next lesson. Swimming! So

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