Essential Camping Gear: A Versatile Hoodie

One of my favorite things about summer is the camping! I’ve already been up north, to NH, to help my dad set up for his climbing camp, and I plan on returning again this week to relax for a few days. Though I go up there multiple times per summer, I always have to take a moment to remember the gear I always forget to pack and regret not bringing.

The basics always make it in.. the tent, the sleeping bag, the sleeping pad, some athletic clothing so that I don’t get too gross while I work up a sweat. But I’ve definitely learned my lesson about forgetting a versatile hoodie.

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What does one get the adventurous dad?

Even before I was born, my dad was always adventuring around the world. He started climbing in Russia, and then moved on to Ukraine, the US, and beyond.

Always the daredevil, he knew how to prepare for any kind of trip. One of the first things he repeatedly reinforced in my mind was the importance of always having a thermos of tea nearby. It was repeated so often, that all of my friends and I even started to joke about it whenever packing for another trip!

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My experience with the WoolPRO Scout 1/4 Zip (And a 30% discount for you!)

A couple of weeks ago, WoolPRO sent me a couple of their products in exchange for my honest review. WoolPRO boasts a collection of 100% merino wool base layers suitable for all ages. They sent my way a women’s Scout 1/4 zip, as well as a women’s Skylark.

Last weekend, I decided to take my newly adopted pup, Sabbie, to the beach for the first time. It was a windy and chilly day, so I figured it would be a perfect time to test out one of the long sleeves from WoolPRO.

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