Food

Our New Favorite Pack

Utah-based Cotopaxi has earned a lot of accolades for its progressive approach to philanthropy, including its commitment to donating 2 percent of all revenue to nonprofits that improve health, education, and the standard of living around the world. In recent years, the benefit corporation has supported malaria prevention in sub-Saharan Africa, emergency response in the Middle East, and girls’ education in India. But while these efforts attract customers, what keeps us coming back is the quality of Cotopaxi’s gear. Take the Allpa pack ($170), a 35-liter hauler with a central wrap-around zipper that lets you open it like a book for

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Food

The Perfect Portable Medicine Chest

Chance favors the prepared nomad.  (Courtesy Outlaw Soaps) Outlaw Soaps PCT Adventure Soap Set ($24) Just like the through-hike it was named for, Outlaw Soaps’ PCT Adventure soap set delivers the intoxicating odors of both the mountains (with a natural pine fragrance) and the high desert (courtesy of sagebrush oil) in two handmade bars. Buy Now (Courtesy Fulton & Roark) Fulton and Roark Solid Cologne ($42) A little goes a long way with Fulton and Roark’s Solid cologne; a wee dab of the concentrated wax will have you smelling pleasantly of cedar.  Buy Now (Courtesy Morihata) Morihata Binchotan Charcoal

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Food

The Ultimate Tool Kit

So you like wrenching on your bike and tuning your skis. Read on. (Courtesy Dakine) Dakine Deluxe Tuning Kit ($60) Keep skis and snowboards in top shape with this portable set, which includes an edge tuning tool, file, wire cleaning brush, metal scraper, wax scraper, pocket, wax, and a scuff pad. Buy Now (Courtesy Grace USA) Grace USA Mechanic/Home Screwdriver Set ($40) Made in the USA from hardened steel and hardwood, this six-piece set is uniquely designed with heavy square shanks and handles for better grip. Plus, they’re guaranteed not to break or chip. Buy Now (Courtesy

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