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Dog Gear Review: Hurtta Ranger Vest

This fall we received the new Ranger Vest from our friends at Hurtta America so we can put it to the test. This light high-visibility vest is designed for outdoor activities and hunting even in the dark. This time of the year, hunting is allowed in the Angeles National Forest. The gunshots from hunting rifles

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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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Gear Review: Keen Women’s Terradora Pulse Mid WP

Recently we visited San Francisco so I decided to check out one of the trails recommended by our guest blog, Top 5 Dog-Friendly Spring/Summer Hikes in the Bayย Area by Hikes Dogs Love. Right before the trip, I had to say farewell to my beloved Salomon Ellipse GTX Hiking Shoes. After two years of weekly hikes,

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