Travel Gear Blog News 08/24/2010
Field Tested: GoLite Anorak and Messenger Bag | The Outside Blog
This 800-fill down pullover from GoLite proved to be a very good outer layer on the hill and beyond.
The Cleanest Line: Talk About Your Dream Expedition, Win a NOLS Trip
Spending a solid month hiking, bagging peaks and catching trout in some of America's most beautiful mountains not your thing? No sweat. The grand-prize value can be applied to any NOLS course you're eligible for.
SOLE Casual Flip – OutdoorInformer.com
The SOLE Casual Flip has the casual look and feel that brings comfort to anything from running errands to shotgunning beers at a Jimmy Buffett concert.
Wicked Little Buds | Gear Review | Gear Junkie
The Gear Junkie was on the hunt for a good set of workout-ready earphones and found an unlikely candidate.
Salt Lake City Arts & Entertainment – Get Out: Outdoor Retailer Show: Backpacks to the Future
According to Salt Lake's City Weekly Magazine, minimalist gear, helmet cams are the highlights of the Summer 2010 Outdoor Retailer show
Equipster: Bargain Hunter | Gear Review | Gear Junkie
Meet your own personal gear junkie shopping service. A new site, Equipster, combs the web to find deals on gear. Its goal is to be “hell-bent on finding the exact merch you need at the lowest possible price.”
The Top 10 Climbing Gear Tips | The Outside Blog
George Dunn became the first person to summit Mt. Rainer 500 times on July 31 and here are his top 10 climbing gear tips.
The Joy Trip Project » Make them want to Paddle
The Joy Trip Project profiles new water sports products that make people want to get out and paddle.
Gear Protection: Otterbox Commuter Case for HTC Tilt 2 | Practical Travel Gear
The folks at Otterbox continue introducing new models to protect more varieties of cell phones, MP3 players and other gadgets.
Icebreaker GT 150 SS Velocity Crewe – OutdoorInformer.com
Natural fabrics are ‘in’ when it comes to outdoor apparel. Icebreaker has banked their existence on the use of Merino wool and is reaping the rewards in the sharp upswing of its popularity.
Adventure Travel – National Geographic Adventure Blog
Below is a quick look at two new apps from the federal government and three established apps from third party developers which can help specifically with getting through the airport, tracking your flight information, providing itinerary and emergency information.
Review of the Wordlock Luggage Lock
Associate Editor Michelle Schusterman checks out Ila Security’s padlock, which uses a word-based combination rather than numerical.