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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PacSafe AT21 Wheeled Carry-on ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (July 9th, 2014)

PacSafe is truly one of my favorite travel gear companies. I’ve been using and recommending their products for probably 10 years or more. Why? Because safety is their number one priority. PacSafe manufactures luggage, backpacks, locks, wallets, purses, camera bags and more. And all of these items have safety features meant to deter thieves from […]

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Cocoon Thermolite Radiator MummyLiner ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (July 2nd, 2014)

If you’re backpacker, you likely already know what a sleep sack is. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this very handy and very packable item, it’s a liner you sleep in that puts a bit of distance between you and the bedsheets. When you’re staying in basic accommodations (think: youth hostel), this can […]

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