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Luci Solar Lamps

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Light up the night with Luci Solar Lights A new energy company called Mpowerd is marketing simple and clean affordable energy with lights founded on the idea that life still goes on after dark, so why not brighten up the night with the power of the sun. Luci inflatable solar lights are clever, inflatable, waterproof…(Read More)

Life Straw

Imagine a water filter as simple as a drinking straw. Just put it in dirty water, pull through the straw and drink all the clean, safe water you can. That’s LifeStraw. By sucking the water through a hollowed membrane fiber which physically strains out bacteria and protozoa, LifeStraws are easy to use, high flow…(Read More)

Headsweats

We like companies that do something good while making something good. So when we heard about Headsweats and their National Park Collection series of trucker hats we had to get under one, well, three. Not only is the line up of truckers super cool with photo graphics of iconic national parks like Rocky Mountain National…(Read More)

Osprey Tempest 20

We loaded up a rowdy mountain town gal with a back pack she could use for everything. And then she did. By Brandon Mathis Meet Sara Knight, your typical mountain town woman with a good job, a nice smile and a hankering for trail running, mountain biking world class trails, kayaking wild rivers, high country…(Read More)

Petzl e+LITE

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The Petzl e+LITE: a little light with big surprises When a world-renowned ultra runner tells you he likes to travel light and still carries a Petzl e+LITE everywhere he goes, take heed. The e+LITE is billed as an emergency headlamp. It won’t turn night into day, but it will make…(Read More)

Jetfoil Flash

The days of pumping, priming and praying are gone. We got our hands on a Jetboil Flash Cooking System ($99) intended for backpacking trips, but found it perfect for sharing soup on a hike or coffee at the crags. Contained and snug in its own cup, the entire cooking system weighs less than a pound…(Read More)