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Bogs Plimsoll Women’s Boot

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Plimsoll by Bogs

Ready for Fall?  I am!  I received the Bogs Plimsoll women’s boot to review, and I was all ready for a typical, wet, Maine fall.  So far, its the driest September in 60 years. I’m actually hoping for some rain very soon, or I may have to go play in the river.  They are the low cut version, coming to a few inches above the top of my ankle.  So far, the boots are comfortable and feel well cushioned.  Read my initial review HERE.

LifeProof Fre Final Update

lifeproof fre case keeping my phone dry I have  used the LifeProof Fre iPhone case daily for the past several months.  This has included more kayaking trips, both fishing and just recreational paddling. I took more videos with the phone while on the water but have not intentionally dunked it recently. However, I always seemed to manage to get the phone pretty wet while out in my kayak.  To read the rest of the update please click here.

Coy Boy

Leatherman Leap Multitool

Leatherman Leap Multitool

Leatherman Leap Multitool

My daughter and I get to review the new Leatherman Leap Multitool.  She’s 12, and I am a bit older.  We both enjoy being outdoors.  She’s in Girl Scouts, and my wife and I help out on many of their adventures.  We’ll be reviewing the knife together over the next few months.  Click HERE to see what we’ve discovered so far.

TOPO Athletic Oterro update

I think the TOPO Athletic Oterro is the best fitting shoe I have ever put on my TOPO Athletic Oterro foot.  I’m not sure if it is the way the foot bed is made or just the narrow heel and more open toe box area.  All I know is that it is one of the most comfortable hiking shoes I have ever had the pleasure of wearing.  To read the rest of the review please click here.

Coy Boy

P3 – Portable Power Pack

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I just received the Coghlan’s Portable Power Pack for review purposes, and am looking forward to seeing how well it works to keep my phone charged.  Our power here in Maine goes out frequently, and usually at the worse possible moment.  When the power goes out, so does our landline.  Having a cell phone available is a good idea, in case of emergency.  I’ll be looking at charging times, ease of use and durability.

Check out what I’ve discovered so far HERE.

Final Update Cotopaxi Luzon 18L Pack

Cotopaxi Luzon Side The Cotopaxi Luzon Pack has been used for another month. This month it has mostly been used commuting to and from work, for weekend travel, and for a day at the beach. Read more here. 

Jenn K.