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Patagonia Disperser Roll Top 40 – Mostly Waterproof Adventure pack

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Patagonia Disperser Roll Top 40 – Mostly Waterproof Adventure pack Drew Thayer The Patagonia Disperser Roll Top 40 water-resistant pack was released in 2021 aimed at fly fishing enthusiasts. Most of my fly fishing is done with just a fanny pack, but a burly, mostly-waterproof 40-liter pack has come in handy for a variety of activities, especially skiing. Patagonia Disperser Roll-Top Pack

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Smith Bobcat – Best of Goggles and Sunglasses

Smith Bobcat

Smith Bobcat – Best of Goggles and Sunglasses Kate Agathon The newly-released Smith Bobcat performance eyewear offers the best of both goggles and sunglasses. Like a goggle, the shield lens offers full coverage from elements and also a wider field of vision for a full panoramic view. Like sunglasses, they are lightweight, and are easier to quickly put on and

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Title 9 Cold Killer pants – High Output Winter Pants

Title 9 Cold Killer pants

Title 9 Cold Killer pants – High Output Winter Pants Kate Agathon Title 9 Cold Killer pants are flexible winter pants designed specifically for aerobic activity (hence, the lighter material in the back). I recently tested them out while nordic skiing in Breckenridge where the high that day reached 14 degrees.   The interior softness of the shell material on

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022 – Thoughtful Backcountry Gift Ideas

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022 – Thoughtful Backcountry Gift Ideas Wil Rickards   Love Languages and Valentine Gifts for the Backcountry Skier in your Life: We all have our love languages or ways of communicating love. For me, there are two big ones. The first is working and evolving/growing to improve both parties’ lives. However, I might argue that nothing

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