Austin Leavitt

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Best Travel Suits of 2018 Gear For Life

Lifestyle

Best Travel Suits in 2022 That You Can Flaunt

You don’t want to be sitting in a tight, uncomfortable suit for several hours, only to get up and head to work or a meeting with wrinkles and creases all over it. And you certainly don’t want to sweat through it as you head to gate. That’s where travel suits come in. Grab one of these, pair it with some smart, functional luggage, and you'll be traveling in pure crease-free comfort.  Here are some of the best travel suits that will suit your constantly on-the-go lifestyle.

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Proof Nova Series Insulated Jacket Main

Lifestyle

Proof Nova Series: The Most Versatile Insulated Jacket Ever?

There’s stylish performance-wear out there, and then there is Proof. It all started with their stylish performance dress pants; those were a hit, thanks to their combination of lightweight, breathable performance and dressy casual style. So they expanded their line, first to their stylish Field Jacket and then to performance shorts. The Nova Insulated Jacket continues that legacy.

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Woolpower Hero

Gear

Willpower Can’t Prevent Hypothermia, But Woolpower Can

One of the first things all outdoor enthusiasts learn, is the importance – and power of – a proper baselayer. Regulating body temperature and allowing moisture (read: sweat) to wick outside your clothes and evaporate will make all the difference not only in keeping you comfortable, but also keeping you warm and safe in cold weather.

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Best Bike Shoe Covers For Winter

Rides

How To Choose: The Best Bike Shoe Covers For Winter

For true cycling enthusiasts, winter is no obstacle; we find ways to get out on the road or trail even when the snow is falling and a layer of ice coats the ground. It may be difficult and a bit riskier, but it’s just as fun – provided your feet stay warm and dry. Bike shoe covers – also called bike overshoes – can help with that.

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All-Clad Copper C4 Copper-infused Set

Food & Drink

Have a Lot of Money To Spend On Cookware? This Copper-Infused Collection From All-Clad Fits The Bill

Ask several different chef’s what the best material for cookware is, and you’ll get several different answers.  Stainless Steel is durable and easy to clean but doesn’t conduct heat all that well. Aluminum has excellent thermal conductivity but isn’t quite as durable as stainless steel and can warp over time at extremely high heats. Cast-iron is awesome, but heavy, brittle and impractical for most everyday cooking. Then there’s copper.

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Best Lowa Boots

Gear

The Best Lowa Boots of 2019: European-Made Hiking Boots

We don’t try to hide our love for Made in America products, whether it’s clothing, skis or footwear. But we’d be remiss if we didn’t call attention to some of the best products made in other countries, too – products every bit as good as their American-made counterparts. In particular, we’re thinking of Lowa boots.

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Vipukirves Leveraxe Ultra

Outdoors

The Leveraxe Ultra Makes Splitting Wood A Lot Easier

Chopping wood might be a chore, but it’s also a very productive and, dare we say, relaxing pastime. There is something meditative about such a repetitive and taxing motion, one that people have been doing for millennia, and it’s certainly easy to pass the better part of a morning or afternoon chopping log after wood.

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Gear

Best Crampons for Vertical Ice: 2019 Petzl, Grivel, C.A.M.P

Climbing vertical ice is a challenging task that requires skill, patience and precision. It also requires the right gear. Choosing the right pair of crampons to keep your grip and traction on ice flows and waterfalls is essential - for both total safety and completing the climb with the agility and speed you expect. Here's what you need to know about the best crampons for vertical ice climbing.

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