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Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park

Here in Washington state, we are ever so privileged to have access to an abundance of wilderness and public lands. Much of the public areas we enjoy are encompassed under the umbrella of our three National Parks. Outdoors enthusiasts, of the Pacific Northwest, are familiar with Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park, and North Cascades National Park. While we may be frequent visitors to some or all of these national parks, do you ever wonder how they came to be?

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A Review of Asher SS and Kenzo Short by Ecoths

Ecoths is a brand of men's clothing which blends urban fashions with a rugged outdoor look. They produce a variety of T-shirts, buttoned shirts, 3/4 zips, polos, and shorts. With each garment sold, they donate three meals to a food bank via their Good Sam program. Ecoths, pronounced as "Ecos," is the blend of the words "Eco" and "Ethos." Their slogan, "Urban rugged styling for the uncommon man," does an excellent job of summing up the look and feel of their clothing.

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Review of Bushman Kobuk Cotton Safari Shirt for Men

Enjoying the outdoor lifestyle in the Pacific Northwest is special for many reasons. The scenery is top notch; the climate and setting give you that "into the wild" feeling; and being surrounded by an abundance of wildlife, animal and flora, is a wonderful way to connect with nature. Getting outdoors, away from the urbanization of the world, is nothing less than amazing. However, if you're not properly prepared, that amazing feeling can quickly change to a miserable one. Wearing the right type of clothing plays a huge role in how much you're enjoying hiking, camping, and exploring. Read on to see how the Bushman Kobuk Cotton Safari Shirt kept me enjoying the trail on a cloudy, damp, and thick-brushed hike.

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Our Review of SportShield by Medi-Dyne

We tested SportShield, a product by Medi-Dyne which eliminates the friction that causes chafing and blisters. It comes in a roll-on version and a towelette version. Both provide the same protection, it's just a matter of preference and the accessibility you need when choosing one over the other. The towelettes are great for getting in between your toes, while the roll-on works just about anywhere else. We've used the product on three separate occasions now. This is our review...

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Our Review of the XShot Sport Camera Extender Pole

We’ve all been there. Trying to fit ourselves and others in for a group shot. No one wants to be out of the mix, otherwise they’d be taking the photo for us. So we’re left with shots up close and our arms extended as far as possible to hold the camera out. Those days are in the past with the XShot Sport Camera Extender Pole. Yes — Extender Pole — not “selfie stick”. This product is made for more than just selfies, it’s made for action!

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