New Nomad products on the way


Looking forward to a couple of new products from Nomad, who have made some innovative on-the-go charging connectors. They have a decidedly more urban focus, as you can see by their recently-announced NomadPlus battery add-on for the Apple wall lump, but the portable power option is definitely useful to many travellers. The NomadClip is something to…

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Gear Review — Mosquitno Bands and Spotz

Mosquitno Products in packages

Happy (soon-to-come) Canada Day/Fourth of July/First week of summer! Spring is officially done, and for many people that means that summer fun can begin in earnest. More active, outdoor lifestyles means more weekends at the local park, at the cottage, biking, hiking, and, of course, camping — all of which mean mosquitos. In the buggy…

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Gear Review: Ribz Front Pack — Land


It was 28°C (83°F), and the humidity was up. My back had been a little bit off of true for the last year (sneeze-and-your-knees-might-give-out sort of pain), and while I had been looking forward to a nice wilderness hike, I dreaded the consequences should my health and fitness not meet my needs on the trail….

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Happy Trails


I occasionally wonder if I talk too much about the woods. I probably do, but that doesn’t deter me in the least. It warms my heart to see evidence of that sort of passion elsewhere, too, and makes me feel less like a deviant. I’d like to share a recent example of just this type…

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