Adventure Travel and Outdoor Gear Reviews

Did you know that I test outdoor gear for my day job? I apply my same rigorous testing methods for my work that I do right here. From going on guided climbs to testing the latest in women's hiking gear technology, I'm always recommending tried-and-true outdoor products and services just for you!

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I work tirelessly to bring you the best gear recommendations on the market. As a professional outdoor gear tester, I’ve got the inside scoop on the latest hiking gear, camping gear, climbing gear and more. I’ll not only show you how to make informed buying decisions, but I’ve got plenty of recommendations too! These are the most popular outdoor gear posts.

How to Build a DIY Outdoor Gear Room for $120

I never thought I’d be that person who had more than one sleeping bag, a backpack for any occasion, and 2 snowboard setups. But alas, it happened and hey, I’m pretty happy about it. However epically awesome “gear mountain” may become, there comes a time where plastic bins just don’t cut it anymore. That time for me was when I was packing for an impromptu backpacking trip and couldn’t find my headlamp. So what did I do? Waited six months until the weather got crappy and got to work fitting out some unfinished space in my basement to show off all my gear by building a DIY gear room. In the end I had one bitching backcountry closet that didn’t break the bank.

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12 Must-Have, Budget-Friendly Gifts for Hikers in 2019

Gotta outdoors lover on your list? Check out this gear guide chalk-full of amazing ideas for any budget!

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6 Eco-Friendly Outdoor Gear Essentials that Give Back

Give the gift that gives back to the environment with these eco-friendly gift ideas for hikers and campers.

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8 Pieces of the Best Car Camping Gear You Can’t Live Without

Check out these amazing car camping accessories for your next camping adventure!

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Must-Have Outdoor Gifts for Women

So you’ve got an adventurous babe on your gift list this year? Well, you’ve come to the right place. From the tech-savvy traveler to the …

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Choosing the Best Water Purifier for Travel

A comprehensive look at how to select the perfect water purifier for traveling and backpacking. How to choose a water filter or water purifier explained.

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The Best Trekking Poles for Women and How to Use Them

Your comprehensive guide to trekking poles. Covering everything from if you really need trekking poles, to how to use them, and some of the best trekking poles for women.

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Meg aka Fox is a 30-something true-born adventurer and enthusiastic storyteller. Exploration pulses through her veins. As an avid outdoors enthusiast and world traveler she's determined to discover the remote corners of the planet. She'd rather be dirty than done up.

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