Travel Gear Blog News 12/17/2010
The Top 10 Adventure Stories of 2010 | The Outside Blog
A slew of jaw-dropping stories filled the adventure news cycle in 2010. Some set new lows, like when mountain biker Missy Giove pled guilty in January to smuggling marijuana after being arrested at the end of 2009, completing a tragic fall from grace.
Gear Review: Wigwam | UpaDowna
It doesn’t matter if you’re a weekend warrior, or if you sleep under the stars 300 nights a year. Wigwam has been making quality socks for all walks of life since 1905.
REI Blog: Weblog for an active community of people who love the outdoors | 8 Ounces or Less: Featherweight Gifts
For anyone still on the prowl for those just-right/very-light outdoor gifts, here are some winners in the 8-ounces-and-under category:
MSR Pocket Rocket – Episode 10 | Outdoor Gear TV
A review of the MSR Pocket Rocket Stove PROS – This is a fast and light backpacking stove.
7 of the Best Carry-On Bags For Under $70 | BootsnAll Travel Articles
So you’re in need of a new carry-on bag, but you’d rather save your money to spend on your trip? BootsnAll’s resident travel gear fanatic, Amiee Maxwell, recommends 7 pieces under 70 bucks….
Gadling’s budget-friendly gift guide: 30 travel products that won’t break the bank | Gadling.com
If you are still struggling to shop for that special someone in your life, then have no fear – Gadling is here to help. We've collected 30 of the best "under $50" pieces of travel gear on the market.
Choosing the Right Backpack for Travel
Two Backpackers offers some advice for choosing the best travel backpack
Lilypond Daybreak Shoulder Bag – WanderGear Wednesday | Wanderlust and Lipstick
Best from Wanderlust and Lipstick reviews the Lilypond Daybreak Shoulder Bag
Build Your Own 10 Pound Foldable Kayak – the GearCaster
Idaho engineer Chuck Corwin has spent the past 10 years designing a lightweight, foldable kayak for use on the alpine lakes around his home.
Barefoot Running Shoe Guide | Gear Review | Gear Junkie
Come this spring (2011), when multiple new minimalist-oriented shoes will come to market, the running world is in for one of its biggest fundamental shifts since Nike first introduced its “waffle” tread in 1974.