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Waterproof Your Gift Wrap

December 20, 2013 0

What’s the latest in chic gift giving? Double duty, reusable wrapping paper, naturally. Do you think Martha or Oprah or the Gwyneth-diva, herself, would EVER be caught in a rainstorm without a sumptuously wrapped hostess gift? Naturally not! We want to shield you from the looks of disdain when you show up on a sleety…

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Soft Shell 101

November 18, 2013 0

In the late 1990’s, soft shell (also spelled “softshell”) outerwear hit the marketplace with a bang. Almost overnight, the stretchy fabric became the telltale mark of “serious” outdoorspeople. Soft shells continue to excel as a go-to piece for outdoor play. Today we present: everything you’ve always wanted to know about soft shell fabrics… 1. What…

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Ode to the Fleece

September 23, 2013 0

It becomes an afterthought. You throw it on while you pore over stats and specs for this winter’s ski gear. It’s the layer you wear when you go shopping for your new parka. It’s seen the four corners of the Earth, the inside of your local grocery, innumerable National Parks, and more happy hours than…

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Beat the heat

July 16, 2013 0

Summer: the one season that has the power to make us suffer and enjoy it at the same time. It’s during these dog days that we have hours and hours of sunlight that lure us outside. The same sun bears down in relentless heat, which can zap the enthusiasm of even the most die-hard athlete.…

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The Perfect Base Camp

April 11, 2013 0

Finding and setting up the perfect camp is central to any adventure. We’ve collected the “dos and don’ts” for three of our favorite camping experiences. The Developed Campground Sometimes you need a quick fix of nature and a campfire. What’s easier than rolling up in your car to live out of the back for a…

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