Nite Ize Gear ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (July 30th, 2014)

You’ve probably seen many of these items from Nite Ize at the checkout line at your local outdoor gear store. You might have even grabbed one or two as an impulse buy or bought them for stocking stuffers. They’re actually quite fun. I picked up a few items myself when I was at the Outdoor […]

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The North Face Verbera Lite Mid GTX Boots ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (July 23rd, 2014)

To call these “Lite” is an understatement. The North Face Verbera Lite Mid GTX Boots are about a pound per shoe (size 8.5). You may never have thought of weighing your shoes before but try it. You likely don’t have any hiking boots that come close to that weight. It’s because of that weight that […]

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Snow Peak Gear for Camping ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (July 16th, 2014)

Snow Peak isn’t your usual camping gear company. Au contraire. They are quite unusual. Though their products are items you definitely need for a camping adventure, their gear is one, OK maybe five, notches above most manufacturers of similar products. Why? Well, for one, the company was started in the 50s by Yukio Yamai from Japan. […]

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