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Lifesaver Liberty Water Purifier Bottle Review

Water Purifier at Lake

The Lifesaver Liberty Water Purifier Bottle is an all-in-one water purifier system with a pass-through water pump that can also function as a water bottle. The unit is very simple to use, but you must take care to prime the pump before using it for the first time and it …

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REI Passage 2 Tent Review

Gear Review

The REI Passage 2 is a comfortable two-person camping tent that’s ideal for car camping, base camping, and short backpacking trips. It has two doors and two giant vestibules with plenty of external gear storage. But what sets this tent apart from others is its internal livability. The tent interior …

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Gregory Deva 60 Women’s Backpack Review

Demonstrate Backpack Profile

The Gregory Deva 60 is a women’s internal-frame backpack that’s specially designed to carry heavy loads up to 50 pounds in comfort. It’s ideal for long backpacking trips, multi-sport adventures, and international travel when you want a backpack that’s loaded with features, but can be easily modified and adapted for …

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Outdoor Retailer 2019: Editor’s Choice Gear Picks

Outdoor Retailer is a trade show held every summer where outdoor gear manufacturers come together and show off the gear they plan to bring to market in the upcoming year (2020). The big themes at the show were a move by the industry to eliminate single-use bottles and PFC’s (more …

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Backpacking with Children: Lessons Learned

Few moments in life compare emotionally to what occurs when someone holds a first grandchild. A friend who joined the ranks wrote, “He was only thirty minutes old, but I’d already taken him fishing six times!” I knew exactly how he felt because his statement brought back the flood of …

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