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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.

By Austin Leavitt

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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.

By Austin Leavitt

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Fiat Ducato Camper: A Uniquely European Camper Van

Campers and RV's are cool, but they're big and bulky. Those old VW vans are cool too, but they're not really what we'd want to be taking on outdoor camping trips across the desert and into the mountains. No, if we had to pick one, we'd rather reach for the Fiat Ducato Camper - the classic Italian automaker's offering for the camping world.

By Austin Leavitt

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Fenix CL09 LED Flashlight: The Most Versatile Light on the Market

You probably have noticed, we at Gear for Life appreciate multi-functional products...gear that can be used multiple ways in multiple settings. Fenix Worldwide is known for their high-quality lighting gear.  On of Fenix's newest releases is just what we value, the multi-use Fenix CL09 LED flashlight. Even though it is promoted as a camping lantern, we see many other uses. How many times have you been under the sink trying to work on the plumbing but you just can't see the problem. You have a flashlight but it won't shine on the problem--you need a third hand to hold it in place! The Fenix CL09 has a built-in magnet base and a hanger so placing it where you need light is resolved. The light diffuser also disperses the light an evenly 360 degrees. So think of all the places you can hang or stick the little torch to help you with those "honey do lists."

By Fast Eddie