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Taryn Shorr

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8 Best Freeze Dried Backpacking Meals

Everyone knows food simply tastes better in the backcountry. That’s just science. However, you don’t have to resign yourself to eating tasteless or flat-out cheap freeze dried backpacking meals. On the contrary, backpacking meals have come a very, very long way in a relatively short…

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7 Best Anti-Chafing Products for Runners

Distance running (and hiking and cycling, for that matter) comes with its fair share of obstacles, both mental and physical. There’s the fatigue, cramps, dehydration, finding the right gear — the list goes on and on. Perhaps the most frustrating of them all, though, is…

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6 Best Headlamps for Trail Running

If you’re even a casual trail runner, there’s a good chance you’ve encountered less-than-optimal lighting conditions. Whether you’re a pre-dawn or post-sunset runner, or you simply want to get the most out of when and where you run, having one of the best headlamps for…

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The 6 Best Snow Goggles for 2021

Although they’re often referred to as “ski goggles,” snow goggles can (and should!) be used for all winter sports. Skiing and snowboarding, in particular, come with some inherent risks and require that you take steps to protect yourself. One simple but incredibly important way to…

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10 Great Gift Ideas for Trail Runners

If you’re shopping for a trail runner this year, you may be stumped about what to buy him or her. It’s probably pretty easy to wonder how much gear a person really needs to do something as straightforward as going for a run. It’s not…

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Guide to the 7 Best Balaclavas for Winter

Even if you aren’t familiar with the word “balaclava,” you’ve almost certainly seen one. This highly effective — and highly underrated — headwear is most often associated with winter sports, but it has long been worn by hunters, off-roaders and many other types of outdoor…

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The 5 Top-Rated Inflatable Kayaks

Kayaking is awesome. That may not be the most eloquent way to state it, but it’s the truth. In a very literal sense, kayaking is awe-some. As in, you’ll be in total awe as you paddle your yak around, getting into places you never could…

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6 Best Women’s Hiking Pants for Day Hikes

As a female, finding pants of any type that fit well is challenging — at best. If you’re a hiker, finding a pair of quality women’s hiking pants can seem virtually impossible. You want need a pair that offers rugged durability yet sufficient comfort and…

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