TravelCard

June 29, 2018

Even when space is limited, never be without a backup charger! The TravelCard is a portable charger with 2 built-in cables: one to charge your phone (either iPhone or Android) and the other with USB charging capability. How great is that – no more searching around for extra cables! And it’s equipped with pass-through charging […]

Ikon Pass

June 29, 2018

Skiing all year round! Yes, it’s summer right now here in the Northern Hemisphere but for those in the Southern Hemisphere, the ski season is just starting, and thanks to the Ikon Pass, you can take advantage of that. The Ikon Pass gives you access to over 60,000 acres of skiable terrain. They recently added Thredbo, […]

Apiary Made Beeswax Food Wraps

June 28, 2018

Bee green…with Apiary Made Beeswax Food Wraps! Apiary Made is a company out of Australia that creates some fantastic handmade products from their own beehives and other organic sources. We had the distinct pleasure of testing their Beeswax Food Wraps. They have wraps of various sizes and pouches that are created using certified organic cotton in […]

Whistler Train Wreck

June 28, 2018

Urban art meets natural beauty! The popular Whistler Train Wreck is tucked away in an old-growth forest just south of Function Junction in the resort town of Whistler, British Columbia. A short walk along the Sea to Sky trail takes you to a new suspension bridge which spans the Cheakamus River and delivers you to this site […]

Best Hikes Sacramento: The Greatest Vistas, Rivers, and Gold Rush Trails, 2nd Edition

June 27, 2018

A handy guide to explore the Sacramento area. Just released from FalconGuides, the second edition of Best Hikes Sacramento: The Greatest Vistas, Rivers, and Gold Rush Trails expertly leads you through the area within an hour’s drive of this California capital. Author and California native, Tracy Salcedo, takes you through 5 different areas: Sacramento Metro Area, […]

Adventures in Good Company: Pearls of the Croatian Coast

June 27, 2018

Coming September 16, 2018. Walled cities, Greek temples, lavender fields, and warm sapphire water. Any guesses? It’s Croatia, and the folks at Adventures in Good Company are offering a 7-night tour titled, Pearls of the Croatian Coast. With an activity rating of 2, this trip is designed for women who regularly walk at a brisk pace […]

Biossance Squalane + Mineral SPF 45

June 26, 2018

Have you heard of squalane? Our friends at Biossance certainly have, and they have incorporated this magic elixir in the Squalane + Mineral SPF 45 sunscreen. Here’s the scoop: squalane is the stabilized form of squalene (note the “e” instead of the “a”) which is an oil naturally found in your skin that keeps it hydrated and […]

Superfly Ziplines

June 26, 2018

Flying fast is fun…especially if it’s with Superfly Ziplines! The folks at The Adventure Group Whistler have designed 4 amazing side-by-side ziplines in Whistler’s backcountry. After a quick ride up the mountain in ATVs, get ready for stunning views and hair-raising speeds of 100km per hour on two of Canada’s longest ziplines! The first of […]

Jelt Belt

June 25, 2018

It’s fun to say and even more fun to wear! Jelt Belt is a new, better-kind-of-belt to wear with your jeans, your hiking shorts, those casual khakis, and that shirt dress. There are three key features. First, the belt is designed out of a stretchy elastic that is made from recycled water bottles. Not only […]

Posh Primitive

June 25, 2018

Escape to the Southern Adirondack mountains. With Posh Primitive, glamping means you don’t have to rough it! The custom made canvas walled tents with log accents come equipped with queen sized mattresses, linens, comforters and wool blankets and are decorated with antiques and locally made furnishings. A wood burning stove will keep you toasty warm in the […]

Life+Gear USB Rechargeable Hang Lantern

June 22, 2018

Take this little cutie on your next camping trip! The Life+Gear USB Rechargeable Hang Lantern is about the size of a tennis ball, and despite its small size, it puts out a bright 100 lumens. It has 3 settings: high (100 lumens), medium (50 lumens), and low (15 lumens). Cleverly, the USB recharging cable doubles as […]

Vanuatu Underwater Post Office

June 22, 2018

The postal service’s unofficial motto of “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” would need a special addition on the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. Diving about 10 feet underwater! The Vanuatu Underwater Post Office, opened in 2003, is the world’s first underwater […]

Survival Bracelet – Whistle Buckle and Fire Starter

June 21, 2018

Keep it all on your wrist! The folks at Survival Straps have a piece of gear that you will find indispensable on your next camping or hiking outing. The Survival Bracelet with Whistle Buckle and Fire Starter is designed out of several feet of 550 pound paracord and features a signal whistle and fire starter […]

International Day of Yoga

June 21, 2018

Coming June 21, 2018. Roll out your mats…it’s International Day of Yoga! Yes, it’s a official day, approved by the United Nations General Assembly and first celebrated in 2015. The word  ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness, so it’s very fitting that this […]

UpCart Deluxe

June 20, 2018

Sometimes a third wheel is a good thing…especially if it’s on the UpCart Deluxe! UpCart Deluxe is like the SUV version of hand carts and is perfect to haul all your gear on your next camping trip. The 3 wheels on each side allow your to pull it up stairs, climb curbs, and move easily […]

Snowdonia National Park

June 20, 2018

The largest national park in Wales. Snowdonia National Park was established in 1951 as Britain’s third national park (and the first in Wales), and some say that King Arthur’s legendary sword, Excalibur, is at the bottom of one of the park’s lakes. Gorgeous natural beauty awaits you with craggy peaks, clear lakes, waterfalls, beaches, and deep […]

Flightline Travel Tote

June 19, 2018

It’s all in the bag…as long as it’s a Flightline Travel Tote! Flightline is a women-owned business that has created a streamlined kit which perfectly fits in an airplane seat back pocket. Looking like a sleek, professional portfolio, this bag holds it all, keeping your essentials organized and in one spot. Multiple interior pockets hold […]

Color in Motion 5K

June 19, 2018

Coming July 14 and 28, 2018. All the colors of the rainbow, and then some! Join Color in Motion 5K for a colorful fun run in Tacoma, Washington or Colorado Springs, Colorado. Don a white tee shirt and run through the 5K course past 4 color stations with Mega Color Blasters where you’ll be doused […]

BuckWHAT! Noshes

June 18, 2018

They’ve changed…but don’t worry, they still taste as yummy as they did before! Earlier this year, we introduced you to BuckWHAT!, the buckwheat-based, healthy snacks that are naturally gluten free. Recently, they re-launched with happy, green packaging, some new flavors, and a focus on their Noshes (looks like they’re not doing the bars anymore). Maintaining the […]

2018 FIFA World Cup

June 18, 2018

Coming June 14 – July 15, 2018. Non-stop football (AKA soccer to us Yanks!) is underway with the 2018 FIFA World Cup. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, we’d here to tell you that Russia is hosting this international tournament that happens every 4 years. This is the first time it’s been held in […]

ION Surf

June 15, 2018

Surf’s up! It’s summertime and what better way to enjoy the warm weather than to hang out at the pool or lake or for that matter, any body of water and crank up the music? Our friends at ION Audio (remember them from the fantastic, on-the-go speaker, the Clipster Active?) agree with this and have just […]

Grateful Dad Race

June 15, 2018

Coming June 16, 2018. Dust off your tie-dye shirt and get ready for the Grateful Dad Race! Celebrate dear ol’ dad this weekend in Portland, Oregon at this chip timed race with half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances. The course is a scenic one with views of the Columbia River and Cascade Mountains. It’s fast and flat […]

SilverSport

June 14, 2018

Bye, bye stink! It’s all in the silver…the special SilverClean Technology from the folks at SilverSport. Their clothing and accessories are infused with nanoparticles of silver that once activated by moisture (read: sweat!), bind to and eliminate odor-causing bacteria. The silver is also anti-microbial so you’re protected from harmful germs, and these special benefits don’t […]

Learn to SUP: Beginner Workshop with FLY

June 14, 2018

Coming June 16, 2018. Head to the “Chosen Spot” this weekend! Canandaigua Lake, “Chosen Spot” in the native Seneca Indian language, is the sight of the Learn to SUP: Beginner Workshop from the folks at Finger Lakes Yogascapes (FLY). Just outside of Rochester, New York, this lake is a beautiful and relaxing setting for some yoga, first […]