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Gear Review: GoLite and MontBell Trekking Umbrellas

October 24, 2012  |  In Gear Reviews   |   Tagged , , , , , , ,   |   Leave a comment

GoLite Collapsible Trekking Umbrella

MontBell U.L. Trekking Umbrella

Trekking Umbrellas
GoLite Collapsible Trekking Umbrella
$50, 10 oz. (including case)
One size
golite.com

MontBell U.L. Trekking Umbrella
$39, 6 oz. (including case)
One size
montbell.us

My kids and mom were pretty psyched when I pulled out these trekking umbrellas during periods of cold rain on a weeklong, hut-to-hut trek in Norway’s Jotunheimen National Park. Continue reading →

Gear Review: Davek Traveler Umbrella

September 13, 2010  |  In Gear Reviews   |   Tagged , , , , , ,   |   4 Comments

Davek Traveler Umbrella

Davek Traveler Umbrella
$79, 13 oz.
davekny.com

When the skies opened up at Mt. Rainier National Park and we faced two hours of slogging through steady rain before reaching our next campsite, I was very glad to have Davek’s Traveler umbrella—not for me, actually, but for my nine-year-old son. It made a big difference in his outlook toward hiking in the cool rain. Continue reading →

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