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For The Love Of Women’s Gear

As I read an article this morning by Backpacker Magazine (You May Have Bought Your Last Women's Sleeping Bag) I was both angry and very sad. For what I feel may well anger some, who will tell me I am the problem, a dinosaur in a changing world. I will be called an angry Terf,… Continue reading For The Love Of Women’s Gear

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First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

After a lot of talking it over, and justifying it, we picked up a Harvest Right Freeze Dryer awhile back. When at home freeze-dryer units started showing up a few years back I really questioned if it was worth buying one. I'd think to myself "for the initial cost we could buy a lot of… Continue reading First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

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Reviewing Topo Athletic Shoes

A few months back Kirk wanted to get new shoes for the treadmill and gym workouts, so we stopped into a runner's store in Bellingham, Wa. My workout shoes were mostly worn out, so I decided to look. There was a college guy working who I got, and we chatted about better workout shoes. Turned… Continue reading Reviewing Topo Athletic Shoes

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Gear Review: Deuter AC Lite 22 SL Pack

This Spring I picked up a Deuter AC Lite 22 SL pack to join my other Deuter backpacks (I own 4 packs by them now). Deuter packs are for me the only brand I can wear in comfort. As I mentioned in my review in 2019 on my previous purchase, I have a short torso… Continue reading Gear Review: Deuter AC Lite 22 SL Pack

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Women’s Outdoor Clothing For Alaska Review

For our trip to Alaska I picked up some new clothing and accessories, figuring I'd treat myself for working out so hard the past 3 months. Felt awesome to have new clothing to wear! I have also included a couple items I had bought before, but used a lot, and taken with me. Muryobao Women's… Continue reading Women’s Outdoor Clothing For Alaska Review