Tagged: gear review

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REVIEW: Rovor BuddyBlinder Headlamp

In need of a quality headlamp at a great price? Rovor’s Martel BuddyBlinder 4 Mode LED Headlamp Flashlight has all the trimmings.   I began wearing this headlamp camping in a torrential downpour in...

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REVIEW: Fenix CL30R Camping Lantern

Considering a new camping lantern?  The Fenix CL30R Camping Lantern has everything a camper could possibly want. I started testing by comparing the Fenix CL30R with my normal lantern, a well-known brand.  The CL30R...

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REVIEW: WoolX Ella Racer Back Tank Top

High performance, soft, irresistibly comfortable, lightweight, and flattering only begin to describe the Ella Merino Wool Racer Back Tank Top by WoolX.  This shirt stays in place, doesn’t rub the upper arms, dries fast, and...

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REVIEW: C2 Performance Tights

In the month I’ve been testing the Performance Tights by C2, I lived in them for every usual activity I do – skiing, hiking, running, biking, boxing, kickboxing, and power walking.  I quickly began...

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Review: Medi-Dyne 2Toms ButtShield

2Toms ButtShield works.  Period. I feel like I could end the review there, but that probably wouldn’t help in your decision making.  Allow me to elaborate. ButtShield solves the friction problem that comes along...

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REVIEW: Ossipee Women’s Midweight Crew

Garments with flexibility are important.  It’s sometimes the deciding factor on whether or not a piece is worth the investment.  This merino wool base layer boasts flattering line darts down the front, which makes...

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REVIEW: Minus33 Merino Wool Argyle Socks

I love socks. I enjoy shopping for them, and even more, I enjoy wearing them. About twice/year, I fill online shopping carts with high performance socks for my various needs – hiking, long distance...

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REVIEW: WoolX Base Camp Hoodie

We, hikers, pay a lot of money for our gear. We want it to be worth it. In an ideal world, we’re able to make an investment in something that we can use across...