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Travel Gear Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us. To some that means nothing but joyous nights spent making gingerbread cookies, tying ribbon around your gorgeously wrapped presents, watching classics like A Christmas Story, It’s a Wonderful Life, and A Charlie Brown Christmas, and sitting around the fire with a cup of spiked eggnog. But for some of us the holidays are a […]

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Gift Ideas For Backpackers

Backpacking and adventure travelers are pretty easy to please when it comes to holiday gifts. All you need to do is get them a shiny new piece of gear and you’re sure to see a smile when they open their gift. You pretty much can’t go wrong with a durable waterproof camera, a couple of compression sacks, or the latest […]


GoLite Footwear Women’s Spring Lite Trail Shoes

GoLite Footwear Spring Lite Running Shoes – minimalist trail shoes Why go barefoot when you can GoLite? With barefoot running being the latest rage, many shoe companies are releasing minimalist running shoes that stimulate a natural stride while offering your feet some protection from the hazards of the trail. The Spring Lite Women’s Trail Shoes feature GoLite’s BareTech design. This […]

GoLite Spring Lite Trail Shoes

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Brooks-Range Cirro Jacket

Brooks-Range Cirro Jacket – lightweight, synthetic mountaineering jacket This is a guest review by Zac Robinson. It has been a wet spring here in Utah.  With snowfall totaling over 700″ for the season, it looks like it will be easy for those folk who want to try to lay some ski tracks every single month of the year. Unfortunately, I […]


Water Purification Systems For Travel

In honor of the upcoming Earth Day on April 22, we will be featuring eco-friendly travel gear and tips on choosing Earth friendly gear all week on Travel Gear Blog like how to choose eco-friendly travel gear. Who says you can’t drink the water in a foreign country? With water filtration systems for travel, you can feel confident drinking the […]

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Eureka! Silver City Sleeping Bag & Giveaway!

Eureka! Silver City Sleeping Bag – lightweight, 30-degree, synthetic sleeping bag Simply like Travel Gear Blog and Eureka! on Facebook and enter a comment below telling us where your favorite hiking destination is to win! Sorry, but only US residents are eligible for the giveaway. Enter by 11:59pm EST, April 30, 2011 for your chance to win. Don’t forget to […]


Eureka! Apex 2 Tent & Giveaway!

Eureka! Apex 2 Tent – 2-person backpacking tent Simply like Travel Gear Blog and Eureka! on Facebook and enter a comment below telling us where your favorite hiking destination is to win! Sorry, but only US residents are eligible for the giveaway. Enter by 11:59pm EST, April 30, 2011 for your chance to win. Don’t forget to enter to win […]

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GoLite Jam Backpack

GoLite Jam Pack – ultralight pack made from recycled materials If you’re looking to go lighter and faster the GoLite Jam Pack will get you moving in the right direction. Weighing in at only 1 lb. 7 oz. for the women’s pack and 1 lb 15 oz. for the men’s pack, this pack is as ultralight as they get. When […]


Best Heart Rate Monitors

Looking to improve your fitness level? Heart Rate Monitors are a great tool for monitoring your fitness progress and helping you stay in your target zone during workouts. Heart Rate Monitors measure and display your heart rate in real time giving you continuous feedback about your level of effort so you can adjust your level of intensity to get in […]

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Best Backpacks for RTW Trips

The backpack is the single most important gear item for your round-the-world trip. Your backpack will be your home for the next 6 months or how ever long you’ve been lucky enough to score off for travel – so you’re going to want it to be perfect. If your backpack is too small, not padded enough, or poorly designed for […]