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I believe in doing good in the world and purchase my gear from companies who feel the same. Unless otherwise stated, all TrailChick reviewed gear has been purchased, tested, scuffed up, and loved by me!

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Outdoor Research Transcendent Mitts

Ever dreamed of having down booties for your hands? Well, Outdoor Research made your dreams come true with their Transcendent Mitts, which are so packable, lightweight and warm you'll never leave home without them!…

February 20, 2019
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Trail Fork Outdoor Meals

Find outdoor meal planning a challenge? Boulder-based Trail Fork creates both pre-packaged and customized outdoor meals with simple, organic ingredients. Their packaging is 100% compostable and they also donate 1% of sales back to the environment.…

November 16, 2018
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My Trail 850 Hyperlight Down Jacket

My Trail's featherweight 850 fill hyperlight down jacket is a bargain for $139! It'll keep you toasty warm and packs up tiny for even the smallest of packs, making it perfect to take on any adventure!…

April 17, 2018
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My Trail Storm UL Rain Jacket

A great rain jacket is a must-have for adventures, especially in the PNW. On sale for $79, My Trail's Storm UL rain jacket is a steal of a deal and its features, weight, and price make it one of the best options on the…

December 18, 2017
Gear Reviews

Solight Solar Lanterns

Solight Design makes beautiful origami-inspired portable, water-resistant solar lanterns that fold flat when not in use and are perfect for unique outdoor ambience, emergencies, or even camping! Solight donates a portion of sales to bring light to communities in need. They also make great…

November 18, 2017
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My Trail Women’s Hyperlight Short-Sleeved Shirt

The My Trail hyperlight tee shirt is lightweight, breathable, wickable, and comfortable and also comes with a UPF rating of 30 to protect you from the sun. I've used mine hiking, running, backpacking, and even paddleboarding and it's become one of my favorite pieces…

September 14, 2017
Gear Reviews

XTERRA Paddleboards

Want to enjoy your summer on the water and get a great full-body workout while doing it? XTERRA inflatable paddleboards are made of high quality, durable materials. are easy to store and even easier to transport. There is no shortage of places you can…

August 10, 2017