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Gear Review: REI Half Dome 2 Plus

If you’re currently looking for a tent and you haven’t already stumbled upon the REI Half Dome Tent Models, then it is clear that you live so far under a rock that it’s almost impossible for you to have found me here. If you have already seen the Half Domes then you already know there are many different models and variations. The exact tent model I’m reviewing today is the REI Half Dome 2 Plus.

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Shoots: Minus 33 Merino Wool Catalog

I’m a huge fan of merino wool. It’s no secret anymore that it’s one of the best materials for outdoor enthusiasts like myself. Ever since I started shooting images for Minus 33 in 2016 I’ve been able to try out some of the best merino wool gear on the planet, and I’ve never taken this privilege for granted. This fall I was able to be apart of shooting some photographs for Minus 33’s upcoming 2019-2020 catalog. Laura and I went out into the woods for a few days and had blast shooting together. We came back with a ton of awesome images for Minus 33. You can order a catalog for yourself at Minus33.com to see everything we contributed and you can check out a few of my favorite photos from the shoot below.

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Shoots: Violet & Alek's Engagement

I recently did an awesome engagement session out in Vaughn, Washington with my friends Violet & Alek. The shoot was located at a beautiful waterfront home surround by forest and fields on one side, and beautiful Vaughn bay on the other side. Being December in the PNW we had to watch the weather forecast to find a good window of clear skies. Luckily, the weather gods blessed us with a gorgeous Saturday afternoon and clear blue skies. Check out a few of my favorite images from the shoot below!

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Gear Review: Minus 33 Kodiak Expedition Hoody

I have been testing out and shooting for Minus 33 for several years now. One of the products I've been wanting to get my hands on is the Kodiak Expedition Wool Hoody. Earlier this month I got a box from Minus 33 and lo and behold there was the hoody! What better way to break it in then take it up to Mount Rainier and see how it holds up to the cold. 

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Travel Tips: Checking A Bag VS Carry-On

Wherever, whenever and however we travel, we always bring a bag. One of the main things people worry about when planning a vacation is what to put in their bag, and although I could write 10 different posts about that, it's not what I'm worried about today. What I'm focused on isn't the items inside the bag, but the bag itself!

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Gear Review: Liberty 24 & 32 oz Bottles

I discovered Liberty Bottleworks several years back when I was perusing the internet looking at blogs, review sites and top 10 lists dedicated to products Made in the USA. They are the only metal water bottle manufacturer that is produced fully in the USA, and better yet, they make them right here in my home state of Washington. The take pride in making the bottles here because they get to provide living-wage jobs, use quality US suppliers, and make everything in an ethical, responsible way at a safe factory.

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