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american made watch brands

Always on Time: Best American-Made Watch Brands

We've entered the renaissance of American watchmaking. This may come as a surprise, but Swiss and Japanese watches aren’t the only names in the game. In fact, there was a time when American watches gave the Swiss a run for their money. That time has come again, and we've found 12 American watch brands leading the revolution.

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softshell vs hardshell jacket

Weather Dependent: Hardshell vs. Softshell Jackets

Softshell and hardshell jackets both protect you from the elements, but the two are meant to be used for different activities in different types of weather. Unfamiliar with the differences? Here’s a breakdown comparing softshell and hardshell jackets.

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lightweight rainjackets

Brave the Elements: Best Lightweight Rain Jackets

Whether you're facing torrential downpours or a light mist, there are a variety of rain jackets on the market to tackle your rainy adventures. With the right one on your shoulders, rainy days will just be another reason to get out and play.

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best ultralight sleeping bags

Light Sleeper: 10 of the Best Ultralight Sleeping Bags

There are plenty of ultralight sleeping bags out there that’ll get you into the backcountry from spring to fall with minimal weight and pack space. A top-tier ultralight sleeping bag isn’t cheap, but it’s a worthy investment that’ll keep your pack light and your backside warm for years to come.

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