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REVIEW: Pike Trail Pocket Blanket

Overview The Pike Trail Pocket Blanket is light weight, compactable, waterproof and multi-functional. Keep it in the trunk of your car or put it in a backpack. It can be used as a blanket, shelter or ground tarp. Great for the beach, mountains, backyard or your kid’s next soccer game.   Pros                                                                            Small enough to fit in large pockets               ...
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Review: Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20L

Overview  The Fastpack 20L is a good ‘go-to’ pack for day-hikes, ultralight backpacking, climbing a Colorado 14’er or a carry-on bag when flying. Pros Light weight Can carry a lot of stuff Comfortable (as long as you don’t over pack) Cons It doesn’t have a hip-belt A water-proof cover is not provided by UD Snap Shot Capacity: 15L – 23L ...
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Review: WindPouch GO Inflatable Hammock

Overview The WindPouch Go inflatable hammock is a convenient and fun outdoor ‘lounge chair’ that you can bring anywhere. Great for the beach, mountains, backyard or watching a kid’s softball game at the park. Pros Super easy to inflate when there is wind Comfortable Cons If there is no wind, you’ll have to run around to scoop air into the bag. Snap ...
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Review: POPTICALS’ Popstar Polarized Sunglasses

Overview Compactable Popticals’ Popstar Polarized Sunglasses are ideal sunglasses for outdoor adventures, traveling and active life-styles. They are durable, multi-sports functional and fashionable! Pros Super Compact Easy storage Protects the eyes Looks great Cons If not dried properly, the metal joint connecting the lenses could rust. Snap Shot Lens material – Polarized Zeiss Nylon UV Protection – 100% Frames – Grilamid® TR ...
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Review: Spark II Sleeping Bag by Sea-to-Summit

Overview The Spark II, rated for 35°F/ 1°C , is an ideal ultra-lightweight, super compressible sleeping bag for three-season camping, backpacking and self-supported ultra-marathons. Pros When compressed, it fits into the palm of your hand. Warmer than expected Cons Depending on preference, how much one moves when sleeping, some may not like only being able to unzip the bag 1/3 ...
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