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Member’s Mark® Ultimate Clean Fresh Clean Detergent

How not to get smelled out on your next road trip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MembersMarkDetergent #CollectiveBias I recently returned from a one month long road trip to Maine in New England. Laundry and staying clean was a constant concern while adventuring in the woods and along the rivers of New England. I […]

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket review

Over the weekend, I had an opportunity to try out the Pike Trail Pocket Blanket during a cross-country skiing trip. The product is something I would be more inclined to use hiking, but I am done with backpacking for the season. By taking it with me skiing, I could definitely see the usefulness of the […]

GoPro Hero5 Allagash River

GoPro Hero5 Black review and analysis

Black Friday is past us and today is Cyber Monday, and if you are wondering what to get your adventure traveler on your Christmas list, you cannot go wrong with the GoPro Hero5 black. GoPro made significant improvements from the Hero4, and the cost of the camera went down $100.00. Better performance for a reduced […]

Enduropacks backpacking

Testing positive for EnduroPacks at the Chicago Marathon

If they tested for substances after the Chicago Marathon, I would have tested positive for naturally occurring ionic minerals. Fortunately, the natural ingredients found in the Enduropacks liquid electrolyte bottles are all natural.  Training derailed by injury I would love to report that Enduropacks helped me train to a new personal best, but that was not to be. However, […]