Gear On The Go: August 2019

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This month has been a bit of a whirlwind, to say the least. We’ve covered a lot of miles and visited some of our favourite Colorado mountain towns. The days are nonetheless hot, but the mountain nights are beginning to get that familiar chill in the air. Final evening, in Crested Butte (exactly where we’ve set up a mobile workplace for a couple of days) the temperature dipped to 38 degrees overnight, chilly! Our shadows have that late-in-the-summer time appear to them. Even though in truth – summer time is nonetheless in complete swing, we can inform fall is on the horizon. Believed the believed is bittersweet, it is nonetheless fairly sweet. We really like fall in Colorado. The mosquitos will ultimately be at bay, the crowded mountains look to return to their peaceful silence, and the aspens shine vibrant with their brilliant hues of orange, red, and yellow. Perhaps we’re receiving ahead of ourselves… It is nonetheless 100 degrees in Denver currently. We’ve been on the road for 5 straight months and we know a point or two about gear that is produced to final. Verify out some of the gear that keeps us groovin’ in this months Gear on the Go. 

Stio: Eddy Shirt LS (Men’s and Women’s)

The Eddy Shirt from Stio has turn out to be our go-to mountain shirt. The water- and wind-resistant extended-sleeve can take you from the mountain, lake, or river straight into the workplace. When you are on the road and a washing machine is a couple of hundred miles away this is the shirt you want. It is tough to maintain clothing hunting good in a van, but we retailer our Eddies in our perpetually cramped drawers and they normally appear crisp each time we dig them out. Stio is a mountain-inspired apparel firm born in Jackson, Wyoming. Their clothes is constructed difficult, and our dirty wardrobe can attest to the durability of their merchandise. We mainly use our Eddy shirts to shield the higher altitude sun in the mountains. The Eddy delivers a UPF rating of 50+ which assists when you are spending the majority of the day above the tree line. Above all else, the Eddy is comfy and it appears good no matter if you are in the mountains or in town – producing at a versatile shirt for most occasions. 

Roofnest: Falcon Roof Best Tent

Want to turn your existing automobile into an all-out adventure rig? The Falcon is the newest in Roofnest’s line of lightweight, effortless to use rooftop tents. The Falcon attaches to any automobile with crossbars applying Roofnest’s Univeral Mounting Technique, and it requires just minutes to set up. When collapsed, the Falcon is only seven inches tall, which assists save gas mileage. Genuinely want to step your game up? The Falcon has two accessory channels on all 4 sides for mounting light bars or an awning. You also have the selection to add a set of crossbars that can carry a bike, kayak, or skis. Through our travels, we’ve noticed a lot of unique designs of rooftop tents. None take you from completely collapsed, to open and prepared for bed additional rapidly than Roofnest. The Falcon is equipped with gas struts that basically do all of the operate for you. There is also area in the collapsed tent to stash your bedding, so you know 1 your tent is popped, you can hop in and get some rest. 

Leki: Legacy Lite COR-TEC AS (Men’s and Women’s)

Leki knows a point or two about producing trekking poles. They’ve been in the business enterprise for more than 60 years. The Legacy Lite COR-TEC AS brings collectively all of that practical experience. These poles function Leki’s ultra-lite, higher-tensile strength aluminum shafts, and we can inform you from practical experience they can manage some severe abuse. (We even took a pair skiing this spring.) Offered in each men’s and women’s distinct versions these are the poles you want if you want some thing that can take a beating but also will not break the bank. These poles are an unbelievable worth and are the best all-round pole for any hiker in any atmosphere. The COR-TEC grip keeps your hand content all day extended and the Dynamic Suspension Technique antishock function reduces peak impacts as considerably as 40 %. This assists guard your muscle tissues, joints, and ligaments so you can hike longer and stronger.


There is 1 way for this tour to be a reality– our sponsors! Sending a thank you shout out to all of our amazing sponsors that make this tour come about: Sea to SummitMountain ResidenceLowe AlpineLekiHuge AgnesStioRoofnest, and Franklin County, VA. For additional information on our sponsors, verify out the post, “Live Outdoors and Play is Back!”

 

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