Bogner Noemi-D Ski Jacket for Women

Bogner Noemi-D Ski Jacket for Women

Bogner created many beautifully designed jackets for women that are perfect for cold climates and changing weather conditions. The Noemi-D is a perfect example of this. Built to last and made from 100% polyamide with DWR treatment, the jacket is designed to withstand cold winter temperatures with ease. Also, its cozy and stylish, slightly tailored […]

Sawyer Squeeze Personal Water Filter System Review

Sawyer Squeeze Personal Water Filter System Review

Sawyer Squeeze Personal Water Filter System Review OK, so I bought this off Amazon for a trip to Isle Royale.  According to the Information I gathered about the Island from the nps.gov site all water not obtained from the spigots at Rock Harbor or Windigo must be considered to be contaminated.  The main issue there […]

I Hate Shopping for Gear

I Hate Shopping for Gear

Easy to pack, light-weight, but warm- I really like the silk long johns from Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI).  They have high quality products and an unbeatable, sometimes unbelievable, return policy.  But when I checked the shelf at the store in Hillsboro there were only small and medium sizes available.   Empty space on the rack indicated […]

Failing their Feet – The Traveler’s Big Mistake

Failing their Feet – The Traveler’s Big Mistake

I’ve seen so many travelers like her she’s almost an archetype.  She is youth in all its glory, long blonde hair, radiant tan. Her face beams with life, excitement, curiosity. Looking at her I feel a mix of emotions:  happiness to see a young person out traveling the world, nostalgia because I was young once […]