The Gear Exchange

The Outdoor Enthusiast fell into one of three categories on December 26th. If they were really lucky then his or her loved ones managed to pick out the perfect size, style, weight, and technically rated Christmas present. A second category found the adventurer with beaucoups gift cards to use at their local outdoor store. More likely, however, one woke up the day after Christmas with gifts that weren’t exactly what they wanted for his or her 2010 exploits and therefore needed to exchange the presents.

If you fall into the second or third description and plan to spend some time this week searching for gear, then take a second to check out my time tested favorites to see if there is something that you might want to supplement your holiday haul.

Patagonia Fleece

(***Please note that while the gear fashion show displayed below did take place inside, I opted for photos taken in front of an outdoor painting to present a more authentic feel.)

1. Patagonia Fleece – I love Patagonia because they are such an eco-conscious company, but I also love them because their products last forever. My lightweight fleece is a very light very and warm [Read More]