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scarpa furia review – does this climbing shoe deliver where it counts?

Scarpa Furia Review | Climbing Shoe

Rated as the best of the best rock shoe by Climbing magazine in the Editor’s Choice Gear of 2015 article, the Scarpa Furia is well-known as one of the best climbing shoes available. It has also received

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The Best Effective Lip Balms for Hiking – Stop Chapped Lips!

Every hiker, man or woman, adult or child, should carry a tube of lip balm with them on every outing. Not only are chapped, cracked lips painful but being outdoors in the sun all day means sunburnt lips

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Ultimate Hiking Shorts for Women – Don’t Leave Camp Without These!

When it comes to hiking it’s worth it to have the right clothing, especially when you’ll be on the trail for more than a couple hours. My Problem Finding Good Hiking Shorts Most outdoor supply

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La Sportiva Baruntse Review – Hands On Testing

If you’re climbing (or hiking) in snow, there’s almost no single piece of gear that’s as important as your boots. A good pair of mountaineering boots needs to keep your feet comfortable, warm, and

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5 Best Unique Camping Gifts Guaranteed to Impress

5 Best Unique Camping Gifts Guaranteed to Impress

Gift shopping can be tricky, especially when the person you’re shopping for is interested in activities like camping or other outdoor adventuring. Rather than buying silly gag gifts or something

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Hilleberg Tarra Tent Review – Advantages and Disadvantages

Hilleberg Tarra Tent Review – Advantages and Disadvantages

Sometimes too much of a good thing is actually a great thing- at least when it comes to the solidity and resilience of Hilleberg’s Tarra tent. This fortress of a shelter is equally at home in the

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review of the scarpa zen multisport shoe

Scarpa Zen Multisport Review – A Good Lightweight Hiking Shoe?

Founded in Northern Italy in 1938, Scarpa is an old brand with a colorful history. They are known for their high quality footwear throughout the world, with their gear being used by everyone from science

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keen durand mid wp review

Our Keen Durand Mid WP Review – Pros and Cons

The Keen Durand Mid WP hiking boot is designed with your outdoor needs in mind. Crafted with KEEN PU and a dual compound rubber outsole, this is a hiking booth that offers comfort and durability that will

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top chairs for camping

The Best Camping Chairs to Take Outdoors

You might not carry one of these to the summit of Mount Everest, but they’re sure great to have around for more recreational occasions. To a purist a camping chair is a violation of the purity of

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Best Cookware for Camping – Don’t Go Without These 3!

There is nothing like the feeling of camping amongst nature’s greatest works of art. Mother Nature really out did herself with the epic shades of reds and yellows as the sun sets over the Sierra Nevada,

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